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Tours, Webinars & Workshops

Are you interested in visiting Chittenden County’s materials recycling facility (MRF), strolling through our Organics Diversion Facility – home of Green Mountain Compost or learning more about recycling and backyard composting? CSWD offers in person tours and online webinars on a regular basis. A CSWD staff member will show you all the ins and outs of recycling and composting in our County.

Organics Diversion Facility – Home of Green Mountain Compost (Williston, VT) Tour
Tour Length: 90 minutes
Discover the exciting natural process of how your food scraps, yard trimmings, and even paper towels become healthy soil in a matter of months. Get the dirt on our newly expanded facility that incorporates leading technology gleaned from around the country—built right here in Williston. (You must be at least 8 years old to take this tour) Please note: You must sign a liability waiver to take this tour.

Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) Tour (Williston, VT)
Tour Length: 90 minutes
Wondering what happens to your “blue-bin” recycling after it leaves your home? See it in action and get ALL your recycling questions answered on this 90-minute tour! You will go behind the scenes and see firsthand how the people and machines at this hardworking facility sort and prep your recyclables for the next step in their new life. (You must be at least 10 years old to take this tour – no carried infants) Please note: You must sign a liability waiver to take this tour.

Our popular in person workshops are available during the summer months. Backyard composting, worm composting and more!


We still have webinars that let you learn from the comfort of your own home. From Backyard Composting to Recycling Basics, you can learn it all online.

To view a for a full listing of available webinars – 2022 Webinars (PDF)

Please visit our YouTube account to view recordings of recent webinars on Plastic Pollution Prevention, Recycling 101, Special Recycling, Backyard Composting, Composting with Worms, and more!

Schedule an Workshop, In-Person Tour or Webinar for your Group or Organization (6 or more attendees required)
CSWD Outreach Coordinators are happy to schedule a private event for your organization. We offer a wide range of topics.

Space is limited so make sure to register in advance. Registration information is included on each event listed below.

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sat22jun9:00 amsat10:00 amPublic Tour of CSWD's Organics Recycling Facility, Home of Green Mountain CompostCome visit the home of Green Mountain Compost!

sat22jun10:00 amsat11:00 pmComposting with Worms WorkshopCome learn how make your own compost at home!


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Please note: ZOOM – participants will need to have access to the ZOOM application to view this webinar.