What Do I Do With This...?

 six recyclable materials (plastics #1#2), glass, aluminum, steel, cardboard, paper), leaf and yard materials, food scraps, mercury-containing bulbs and devices, paint, electronics, batteries, appliances, propane tanks, tires, clean wood, some construction materials, and information on where to learn about proper disposal

Click the buttons below to learn how to get rid of different items in Vermont. Some require special attention because they are banned from the landfill or hazardous. 

If the item you are looking for is not listed, please contact your Solid Waste Management District to learn about local options. 

Check out the ANR Youtube channel for training and informational videos.

Click on the image to the left to see the summary poster of what to do with items that are not allowed in the trash.

Solid Home Recycling

Solid Home Organics

WMD - Solid Home Disposal 3 column

Food Donation

Household Hazardous Waste

WMD - Grass, leaves, and wood widget

Plastic Bags

WMD - Bottles Widget - 3 column

WMD - Electronics Widget2 - 3 column

WMD - Thermostats Widget - 3 column

Paint Cans

WMD - Bulbs Widget - 3 column

WMD - Pharmaceuticals Widget - 3 column

WMD - Sharps Widget - 3 column

WMD - Scrap Metal Widget

WMD - Tires Widget

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