Disposal and Recycling Options ~ A to Z List

Aerosol Containers:  If empty, can be recycled at Winhall Transfer Station; if not empty, should be taken to Household Hazardous Waste collection events.

Alkaline Batteries:  Most do not contain Mercury; can be recycled at Staples stores, Home Depot stores, and R.K. Miles stores.

Aluminum Cans/Pans/Foil:  Accepted for recycling at Winhall Transfer Station and at redemption centers for deposit cans.

Ammunition:  Not accepted at Winhall Transfer Station and cannot be thrown in trash; contact local firearms dealers or Vermont State Police for disposal options.

Antifreeze:  Accepted at Household Hazardous Waste collection events; no fee for residents of Winhall, but businesses will be charged a fee for materials brought to these events.

Appliances:  Accepted for recycling at Winhall Transfer Station; a fee for appliances containing Freon will be charged.

Asbestos:  Accepted at Household Hazardous Waste collection events if properly bagged; no fee for residents of Winhall, but businesses will be charged a fee for materials brought to these events.

Asphalt Shingles:  Anticipated recycling program in-progress; expected collection and recycling program will be in place at Winhall Transfer Station by July 2019.

Books:  Can be brought to the Winhall Transfer Station Swap Shed or donated to local libraries.

Brita Water Filters:  Can be recycled through the Brita program at:  www.brita.com/recycling-filters/.

Button Batteries:  Contain hazardous materials and should be brought to Household Hazardous Waste collection events and are also accepted at CVS stores, Rite Aid stores, and pharmacies.

Cardboard:  Accepted for recycling at Winhall Transfer Station.

Cell Phones:  Accepted for recycling as E-Waste at Winhall Transfer Station.

Clean Wood:  Accepted at Winhall Transfer Station.

Clothing:  Accepted at Winhall Transfer Station in textile box.

Computers & Peripherals:  Accepted for recycling as E-Waste at Winhall Transfer Station.

Construction & Demolition Debris:  Accepted at Winhall Transfer Station; a fee will be charged.

Explosives & Fireworks:  Not accepted at Winhall Transfer Station and should not be thrown in the trash; contact Vermont State Police for disposal options.

Food Scraps:  Can be composted at home or brought to Winhall Transfer Station for composting.

Fluorescent Bulbs:  Can be brought to Londonderry Hardware, Sigda Lumber, R.K. Miles stores, and other hardware stores for recycling.

Furniture:  Can be brought to Winhall Transfer Station Swap Shed if in good condition or donated.

Glass:  Accepted for recycling at Winhall Transfer Station and at redemption centers for deposit cans.

Household Hazardous Waste:  Special collection events will be held throughout the year at the Winhall Transfer Station.  Event Flyer Here.

Keurig (K) Cups:  Can be recycled through Grounds to Grow On:  www.groundstogrowon.com.

Leaf & Yard Debris:  Accepted at Winhall Transfer Station or can be composted at home.

Mattresses:  Accepted at Winhall Transfer Station; a fee may be charged.

Microwaves:  Accepted for recycling as E-Waste at Winhall Transfer Station; a fee may be charged.

Motor Oil & Filters:  Can be brought to most auto garages and auto parts stores that sell oil.

Paint:  Oil-based paints and stains can be brought to Household Hazardous Waste collection events; most paints can be brought to paint stores (Sherwin Williams, R.K. Miles stores) through the PaintCare program:  www.paintcare.org/drop-off-locations/.

Paper:  Accepted for recycling at Winhall Transfer Station.

Pesticides:  Cannot be thrown in trash; should be brought to Household Hazardous Waste collection events.

Plastics:  Accepted for recycling at Winhall Transfer Station.

Prescription Medicines:  Accepted at Winhall Police Department lobby in the prescription collection box.

Propane Tanks:  Accepted as scrap metal at Winhall Transfer Station if valve is removed or a hole is made to drain the propane.

Radios & Related Electronics:  Accepted for recycling as E-Waste at Winhall Transfer Station; a fee may be charged.

Refrigerators & Air Conditioners:  Accepted at Winhall Transfer Station; a fee will be charged for items containing Freon.

Scrap Metal:  Accepted at Winhall Transfer Station.

Shoes:  Accepted at Winhall Transfer Station in textile box.

Styrofoam:  Cannot be recycled; please reduce and reuse whenever possible.

Thermostats:  Mercury-containing thermostats accepted at Winhall Transfer Station and F.W. Webb stores.

Tires:  Accepted at Winhall Transfer Station in tire bin.

Toothbrushes:  Can be recycled by companies like Preserve:  www.preserveproducts.com/recycle.

Vacuums:  Accepted as E-Waste at Winhall Transfer Station; a fee may be charged.
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