University of Vermont

Recycling & Waste Management

Off-Campus Recycling Options

Recycling in Downtown Burlington

The City of Burlington has a curbside recycling Blue Box program for single-family residences. To get a FREE blue box, either pick one up at 645 Pine Street, Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or contact the Burlington Department of Public Works. (Please do not take the UVM-issue recycle boxes when you move out of your residence hall. We need these for next year's students!)

The City of Burlington does not have a municipal trash pickup system. Contact your landlord or a private waste hauler to make arrangements to have your trash disposed of properly. (Please do not use University-owned carts and dumpsters to get rid of household waste from off-campus locations. This is considered unauthorized dumping and violators will be investigated and potentially fined. For real.)

Donate Items for Reuse

Burlington has a vibrant thrift community. Check out the CSWD Reuse Guide for a list of stores and charities that accept, buy and sell used items.

Recycling in Other Towns

Not in Burlington? Find out about recycling and composting opportunities in nearby towns:

Chittenden County Solid Waste District

Addison County Solid Waste Management District

Lamoille County Solid Waste District

Central Vermont Solid Waste District

Northwest Vermont Solid Waste District

Last modified August 14 2014 01:32 PM