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Solid Waste Facility Application Forms


Transfer Stations and Recycling Facilities

All Private Facilities: Applicants are required to complete the following forms in addition to the application: Personal History Disclosure and Business Disclosure Statement

All Facility Applicants (excluding categorical facilities): are required to provide proof of Financial Responsibility and Capability

1. Solid Waste Transfer Station/Recycling Certification: Authorizes an owner/operator to construct and operate a transfer station. 

2. Categorical Recycling Facilities: Authorizes an owner/operator to construct and operate a facility that processes more than 50 tons per year of only recyclable materials (no municipal solid waste, etc.).


Landfills and Categorical Disposal Facilities

All Private Facilities: Applicants are required to complete the following forms in addition to the application:  Personal History Disclosure and Business Disclosure Statement

All Facility Applicants (excluding categorical facilities): are required to provide proof of Financial Responsibility and Capability

1. Solid Waste Lined Landfill Certification: Authorizes owner/operator to construct/operate a lined landfill for the disposal of municipal solid waste.

2. Closed Landfill: Authorizes owner/operator to re-certify a closed landfill during the post-closure care period.

3. Custodial Care Landfill: Authorizes owner/operator to cease post-closure care and enter custodial care. Refer to the Closed Landfill Custodial Care Guidance Document  for additional information. 

4. Categorical Disposal: Authorizes owner/operator to construct/operate a disposal facility for certain inert solid waste categories, specified in Section 6-309(b) of the Solid Waste Management Rules.


Composting Facilities

1. Small Composting Facility Registration: Authorizes the owner/operator to compost up to 5,000 cubic yards annually in accordance with the Accepted Compost Practices outlined in Section 6-1104 of the Solid Waste Management Rules.    This form may now be completed through the ANR Online system.

2. Medium Composting Facility Categorical Certification: Authorizes the owner/operator to compost up to 40,000 cubic yards annually, in accordance with the requirements established in Section 6-1105 of the Solid Waste Management Rules. This form may now be completed through the ANR Online system.

3. Large Composting Facility Full Certification: Authorizes the owner/operator to compost more than 40,000 cubic yards of feedstocks annually, in accordance with the requirements established in Section 6-1106 of the Solid Waste Management Rules. This form may now be completed through the ANR Online system.

The operators of all solid waste management composting facilities in Vermont are required to take an approved operator training course. The list of currently approved courses can be found at the following link: Approved Compost Operator Training Courses

Only Large Composting Facility Applicants are required to provide proof of Financial Responsibility and Capability

Compost Category Cheat Sheet


Anaerobic Digestion Facilities

All Private Facilities: Applicants are required to complete the following forms in addition to the application:  Personal History Disclosure and Business Disclosure Statement

All Facility Applicants (excluding categorical facilities): are required to provide proof of Financial Responsibility and Capability

1. Anaerobic Solid Waste Digester Certification: Authorizes an Anaerobic Digestion facility to accept solid waste in accordance with Section 6-1113 of the Solid Waste Management Rules.


Insignificant Waste Management Events and Other Solid Waste Approvals

1. Electronics Collection: These collections no longer need an IWMEA to be issued.  See the E-Cycles page for more information.

2. HHW/CEG Collection Events: Authorizes the collection of Household Hazardous Waste and Conditionally Exempt Generator Waste Events.  This form may now be completed through the ANR Online System.

3. Paint Collection: Authorizes the approval for collection of paint. This form may now be completed through the ANR Online System.

4. Disposal: Authorizes one-time disposal of certain solid wastes such as stumps, untreated wood, masonry or other inert wastes. This form may now be completed through the ANR Online System.

5. Septic: Authorizes disposal of clogged septic stone. This form may now be completed through the ANR Online System.


 

Agency of Natural Resources
Department of Environmental Conservation
Waste Management and Prevention Division

Davis Building - 1st Floor
One National Life Drive
Montpelier, VT 05620-3704
802-828-1138