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. Call (802) 775-7209 with any disposal questions!


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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Check out our Events Calendar to hear about special disposal events and workshops!


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, Mount 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


Search for how to dispose of almost any material by clicking this link!


February 4, 2019
Re-Charge into the New Year

National Battery Recycling Day is Monday, February 18. Missing Valentine’s Day? No problem, we will love you for dropping off your batteries to be recycled! 53% of Vermonters recycled their batteries last year. We can definitely do better than that- the New Year means new opportunities to recycle your batteries and phones! Find a convenient […]...

January 25, 2019
Polystyrene: Friend or Foam?

What is Polystyrene?Polystyrene (PS) is a petroleum-derived material that is labeled #6 for it's recycling code (located on the bottom of most plastics). PS comes in the form of flexible plastic (cups, wares), and hard, brittle foam (packaging, and loose-fill packing peanuts). The latter is Expanded Polystyrene (EPS); StyrofoamTM is the brand name of many foam […]...

January 9, 2019
Make your Tax Return Green

Happy New Year! If you’ve already done your taxes, then good for you. That’s impressive. If not, then consider donating some of your tax refund to Green Up Vermont! Line 29 of your Vermont State tax return has space for you to write a donation amount of your choice. Anything helps! Every year, the first […]...


Did you know that you can recycle batteries at drop-off locations around Vermont?  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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