Commercial Recycling

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COMMERCIAL RECYCLING

Have you ever wondered where all of the recycling ends up?  Most of it gets brought to the Rutland MRF (Material Recovery Facility) which is located at 2 Greens Hill Lane in Rutland, Vermont.  Haulers bring their recycling to the MRF if they are contracted through Casella.  Then we weigh the trucks in and out at the scale next to our office.  Since we weigh in their trucks, some people think we are part of Casella.  We are the Rutland County Solid Waste District (not Casella), but we just so happen to weigh in Casella’s trucks for them.  Sometimes we feel like being nice!  Just kidding, we are always nice.

The MRF receives and processes the following commodities for sale and remanufacturing:

• Newspaper with inserts • Magazines • Boxboard
• White ledger • Sorted mixed office waste • Glass: brown, clear, green
• Tin / bi-metal • Aluminum • Cardboard
• Aluminum beverage containers • Printers’ waste • High grade paper
• Plastic #1 – #7    
Recycling center tour

We give tours! See below for information.

The MRF is not open to residential recyclers. However, it accepts material from town transfer stations, commercial waste haulers and large commercial generators.  Operating hours are 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

Interested in learning more about commercial recycling?  Then schedule a tour for a group of 10 or more people by contacting Deane Wilson (deanew@rcswd.com); (802)-775-7209.

Check out this video and follow the orange bottle through the MRF!