Re-opening Updates

We are slowly reopening some programs while keeping requirements in place for transfer station use. Stay tuned for updates in the coming weeks as we evaluate the ability to open up and maintain safety.


Register on this list to be contacted by a food scrap donor or receiver, and see if someone else has signed up that you can contact.


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


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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We are hiring three positions at RCSWD. View the job descriptions and apply here.

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Our goals with outreach are to inform and educate you on proper disposal to help save money and benefit the environment. In addition to our social media links (above), we have a monthly e-newsletter.

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Search for how to dispose of almost any material. Let us know your suggestions for other items to add to the list.


Check out our events calendar to read about special disposal collections and workshops!


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March 16, 2020
Updates Regarding Covid-19

6/19/20 All programs at the Gleason Road Transfer Station are now open, except for Hazardous Waste. HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP-OFF Beginning Tuesday, June 23, anyone with an RCSWD permit may schedule an appointment to drop off hazardous waste at 14 Gleason Rd in Rutland. Appointment times are half-hour slots between 11 AM and 2 PM Tuesdays […]...

July 24, 2020
Hiring- Three Positions at RCSWD

The Rutland County Solid Waste District (RCSWD) seeks several passionate and highly organized self-starters with exceptional planning, project management, and communications skills. We support best management practices for solid waste management and resource recovery in communities; build capacity in the recycling and composting industries; advocate for better policies; and provide technical assistance to individuals, businesses, […]...

July 22, 2020
Community Food Scrap Share Launches

The Rutland County Solid Waste District, Solid Waste Alliance Communities and 350 Rutland County are pleased to announce the roll out of the Community Food Scrap Share Program. This spring, over 285 people participated in our Composting 101 Workshops.  As an offshoot of this educational project, we have created a community share platform after identifying […]...

June 26, 2020
6-30 E-Board Meeting

VIEW THE AGENDAJOIN THE MEETING E-Board MeetingTue, Jun 30, 2020 1:00 PM - 1:10 PM (EDT) Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. You can also dial in using your phone.(For supported devices, tap a one-touch number below to join instantly.) United States: +1 (224) 501-3412- One-touch: tel:+12245013412,,435362485# Access Code: 435-362-485   […]...