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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.

In Person Tours and Workshops are Back!

Organics Diversion Facility – Home of Green Mountain Compost (Williston, VT) Tour
Tour Length: 90 minutes
Yes, we make our own amazing compost right here in Chittenden County. Walk the entire operation with a CSWD guide and watch your food scraps go from yuck to amazing black gold. (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
Interested in where your recycling gets processed? This is the destination! You will go behind the scenes to learn how we manage your blue-bin recyclables. We also let you in on their story AFTER they leave our facility. (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 – 2021 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 In-Person Tour or Webinar for your Group or Organization (6 or more attendees required)
CSWD Outreach Coordinators are happy to schedule a private webinar 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.

Upcoming Events


wed23jun12:00 pm1:00 pmCSWD's Green Mountain Compost Tour12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Green Mountain Compost - EduShed

tue29jun4:30 pm5:30 pmThinking Outside The Blue Bin: Special (non-blue-bin) Recycling Explained4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Williston Drop-Off Center


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