New Website Premiering Soon!
Just a heads up that our new website should be up and running in the next few days. Hopefully the transition will be seamless and the next time you check in to nwswd.org, "poof", a wonderful new website will have appeared. But...if there are any issues...please be patient--our site shouldn't be offline for long.
Household Hazardous Waste Collection
We collect Household Hazardous Waste at our Georgia facility weekdays by
Can't make it to us? Come to a Saturday 8am-1pm collection event:
Highgate Transfer Station—May 9
Bakersfield Drop-Off Site—May 16
Grand Isle Transfer Station—May 30
House paints/stains—no charge.
Small fees for other items.
If possible, please bring items in
original sealed containers!
Events will reject excessively large
loads and business hazardous wastes.
Large loads/businesses please call
for an appointment at our Georgia facility.
The Northwest Vermont Solid Waste Management District
is a small organization with a big mission: we facilitate waste reduction and
responsible waste management for our member towns in beautiful northwestern
Vermont. We currently have an opening for a Materials Processor at our Georgia
Recycling Center. This is a great opportunity to join a growing organization
doing meaningful work in your community.
Position: Materials Processor
We’re seeking a versatile, dependable, and
self-motivated person with good communication skills and an eagerness to learn
for the position of Materials Processor in our busy yet relaxed facility. An integral part of our team, responsibilities will
include all aspects of Recycling Center operations including customer
interactions, management of incoming materials, and
cash register use. Duties will also include sorting, baling, and
otherwise organizing (either by hand or with mechanical assistance) materials delivered to the Recycling Center. Further, duties
will sometimes entail handling of various materials at other District
facilities, off-site, or at events. We pride ourselves on continuous
improvement to our safety and working conditions and qualified applicants will
to work collaboratively with other District staff.
understanding of and willingness to further develop waste management
knowledge (i.e. reduce, reuse, recycle).
to lift 40 lbs.
to operate or be trained to operate necessary equipment including but not
limited to: hydraulic baler, skid steer, box van, semi-truck.
to work some weekend hours as well as the ability to work with the public.
to work in all weather conditions (some clothing provided).
A or B CDL or willingness and ability to obtain one.
This position is 40 hours a week. Starting compensation
is $13/hour with benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and diverse
candidates are encouraged to apply. If interested in this challenging position
please send, email, or fax (no phone calls please) resume with cover letter by
May 15, 2015 to:
Attn: Pam Bolster
158 Morse Dr.
Fairfax, VT 05454
2015 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule / Spring Newsletter
Here's a downloadable PDF
of the NWSWD Spring Newsletter. (Sorry, but it's not a copy that
prints easily unless you have 11 x 17 paper.) It contains our Household Hazardous Waste Collection schedule for the summer and lots of other great info.
Paper copies are available at all NWSWD Drop-Off sites.
We need your help!! NWSWD is looking for part-time drop-off site help in NE Franklin County and at our North Hero site (and possibly more down the road for motivated workers).
Get in on the ground floor doing good work for your community at a growing organization.
Stop by the Georgia Recycling Center at 158 Morse Dr. in Georgia to pick up an application or download a PDF here.