Holiday Closing - Labor Day
The Windham Solid Waste Management District will be closed Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day. The facility will reopen on Tuesday, September 8th at 8:00 a.m.
Recycling Fact of the Week
An aluminum can is recycled and back on the shelf as a new can in as little as 60 days.
No "Special" Trash Bags Required
The Windham Solid Waste Management District does not require the use of special "pay-as-you-throw" bags to dispose of your trash. Customers can utilize any size/type of trash bag. Trash disposal fees are:
- 32-gallon bag or smaller..........$3.00/bag*
- More than 3 bags....................Minium dispsoal fee $10.00 (up to 100 lbs)*
- Bags larger than 32-gallon......Minium dispsoal fee $10.00 (up to 100 lbs)*
- More than 100 lbs...................$135/ton (pro-rated)*
*Special Note: An access permit or day pass is required when disposing of trash at the WSWMD.
Screened Compost for Sale
Are you a gardener? Do you use compost to enrich your soil? If so, contact the Windham Solid Waste Management District to arrange a pick up of our new compost made from local food scraps and leaves. Compost is available for sale at $30.00/cubic yard or $1.00/5-gallon bucket. The compost is also great in flowerbeds and for repairing your lawn from winter damage.
WSWMD Hauler and Property Caretaker License Application
As mandated by Act 148, Vermont's Universal Recycling Law, all haulers and property caretakers that operate within the District's 19 member communities must register their vehicle(s) and obtain a license from the Windham Solid Waste Management District. The District does not charge a fee for the license.
A copy of the application is available at WSWMD Hauler and Property Caretaker License Application or at the District office, 327 Old Ferry Road, Brattleboro, VT. For more information, please contact the WSWMD at (802) 257-0272.
Solid Waste Implementation Plan
The Windham Solid Waste Management District is holding a public hearing on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at the Windham Solid Waste Management District at 6:30 p.m. to solicit comments on the District’s draft Solid Waste Implementation Plan. The plan is intended to guide member towns in implementation of the Universal Recycling Law, Act 148, and can be viewed at: WSWMD Draft SWIP.
The public is invited to attend, provide input and comments. Please call (802) 257-0272 if you have any questions.