Zero Emission Vehicle

Mercury-Containing Devices

The following is a list of devices that contain mercury, identification of mercury devices, and information on proper disposal.

All mercury containing devices, including those listed below,  must not be disposed of in the regular trash.

Construction & Demolition Waste Recycling

In Vermont, some construction materials and demolition "waste" can be brought to special recycling drop-offs, where they're repurposed or recycled in a variety of ways. This page will direct you to current recycling outlets, regulations, Vermont-based resources, and strategies for resource-conscious development.  

Zero Emission Vehicles

Vermont’s Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) program, authorized under section 177 of the Clean Air Act, has been a centerpiece of Vermont’s air quality efforts since 1996.  The Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) program, which is a technology-forcing component of the LEV program, has been a major contributor to the successful commercialization of hybrid-electric vehicles and ultra-low-emission technologies. To date, 12 states have adopted the ZEV Program (California, Colorado, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington). 

Low Emission Vehicles

Motor vehicles, while an essential mode of transportation in a rural state like Vermont, are a major source of air pollutants that are associated with a variety of environmental and human health threats, including, but not limited to climate change, ground level ozone, air toxics, acid precipitation, and regional haze.

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