Through providing education, material collection and disposal services, RCSWD strives to make it easy for residents to dispose of unwanted items in the most fiscally and environmentally responsible manner.

Questions? Call (802) 775-7209


Rutland County Solid Waste District is a union municipal district that was formed in 1979 to promote the proper management of solid waste within the towns of Rutland County.  We educate and strive to reduce waste in a sustainable and economical matter by giving our residents and businesses the option of recycling, electronic waste, food scrap collection and much more.

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The Rutland County Solid Waste District provides waste disposal services to its 17 member communities. These communities include Brandon, Castleton, Clarendon, Danby, Hubbardton, Ira, Killington, Mendon, Mount Tabor, Mt. Holly, Pittsford, Poultney, Proctor, Rutland City, Wallingford, Wells & West Rutland.

We also operate the Regional Transfer Station on Gleason Road. Feel free to call us regarding any disposal information!

Transfer Stations



April 16, 2018
Prescription Drug Takeback Day

       Date: Saturday, April 28Time: 10 AM - 2 PMLocation: 41 Diamond Run Mall Place, Rutland, VTJoin hundreds of other people properly disposing of potentially harmful unused, unneeded or expired prescription and over-the-counter drugs. The Rutland Sheriff’s Department will be accepting drugs anonymously, for FREE, with no questions asked.This will be the 15th National Takeback Day […]...

April 6, 2018
Green Up Vermont: Turning Trash into Tradition

Green Up Vermont: Turning Trash into TraditionWhen: Saturday, May 5, 2018 (First Saturday in May)Where: Find your town & coordinator- www.greenupvermont.orgRutland City Green Up- Pick up bags at City Hall from 8 AM to noon (1 Strongs Ave); Pick up and drop off bags of litter at Kinney Subaru (128 US Route 7 South Rutland, […]...

March 23, 2018
Backyard and Community Compost Workshop

Chance to win a FREE Soil Saver! Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018 Time: 3 – 5 PM Location: VT Farmer’s Food Center (indoor farmer’s market) greenhouse: 251 West St, Rutland, VT 05701 Contact: 802-775-7209; Do you need help with a current composting system, or want to start a new one? The Master Composters and other community members at this […]...


Did you know that you can recycle batteries?  Not just AA or AAA, we're talking lithium, lead acid, alkaline, nickel zinc, nickel cadmium and even   more.  They are accepted Monday through Saturday 7-3 at the Transfer Station on Gleason Road through Barry Sadowski at the HHW Center. Click here to find stores near you that accept batteries if you can't make it to the Transfer Station.

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