Vermont Agency of Transportation Household Hazardous Waste Collection
July 23, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
For Residents & Small Businesses of Readsboro, Searsburg, and, Stamford.
The collection is free for residents. Proof of residency will be required. Small businesses must pre-register and prepay for the amount delivered by July 8, 2022.
WHAT TO BRING: Any substance with labels that say CAUSTIC, TOXIC, CORROSIVE, POISON, FLAMMABLE, DANGER, WARNING, CAUTION, USE IN AN OPEN ENVIRONMENT.
Examples include: antifreeze, turpentine, stains, varnishes, carburetor cleaner, creosote, drain cleaner, oven cleaner, paint strippers, thinners, solvents, fertilizers (weed and feed only – no compost of manure), gas treatments, gasoline, kerosene, engine degreaser, floor, metal, and furnisher polishes, latex and oil based paint, pool chemicals, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, mercury thermostats, batteries (single use/primary and rechargeable), driveway sealer, fire
extinguishers, and one and twenty pound propane tanks.
Containers will not be returned. Any product received in a container (e.g., old gasoline) must be dropped off and left in its container. No containers will be returned.
WHAT NOT TO BRING: Used motor oil, auto or mower batteries, radioactive materials, smoke and CO2 detectors, fluorescent bulbs (including CFLs), sharps (i.e. needles), tires, explosives (ammunition/fireworks), furniture, bulky items, mattresses, scrap metal, appliances, electronic waste, products in garbage bags, trash, empty cans/containers, dried paint, shampoos, soaps, pharmaceuticals, ointments, dish soap, dishwasher soap, candles, rock salt, drywall compound, dried out latex paint, empty cans, and fertilizers without herbicides.
Event Management: Please place all items to be disposed in the trunk of your car or the back of your van or truck. Do not exit your vehicle. Please leave your pets at home.
Sponsored by the Bennington County Solid Waste Alliance, the Windham Solid Waste Management District, the VT Agency of Natural Resources, the VT Agency of Agriculture and Markets, and the Vermont Agency of Transportation.
For more information or to pre-register a business contact Scott Grimm-Lyon by email or (802) 442-0713 x 2