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Electronics Drop-off

Georgia location

Mon 8am-6pm

Tues-Fri 8am-4:30pm

Sat 8am-1pm

N. Hero transfer station

Sat 8am-4pm

All E-waste accepted

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The NWSWD is proud to announce the launch of our new electronic newsletter, Re-News!  We now offer District members a convenient, paperless way to get updates and news about the District and our services.  

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Contact Us


158 Morse Dr.

Fairfax, VT 05454 


M-F 8:00a-4:30p

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Located in Georgia

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The NWSWD office and drop-off site in Georgia will be closed for Columbus Day Monday, Oct. 13. We will re-open on Tuesday, Oct.14. 

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NWSWD wants you to join our team of Waste Crusaders!


Position:  Administrative Assistant


The Northwest VT Solid Waste Management District is seeking a versatile, organized, dependable, and self-motivated person with good communication skills and an eagerness to learn new skills for the position of part-time administrative assistant to work in our busy yet relaxed and fun office in Georgia, VT.  An integral part of the team, responsibilities will include providing information to customer inquiries via phone and in person, coordination of customer arrivals and material departures, cash handling/cash register usage, office management duties, data entry, and general administrative support to the team.


Computer experience (word, excel, email) and customer service experience a must.  Willingness to get your hands dirty periodically is helpful.  Position is part-time 20-25 hours per week with the possibility of full time in the future.  An interest in recycling and waste management is a plus.


If interested in applying for this challenging position please send, email, or fax (no phone calls please) resume with cover letter by Friday October 24, 2014 to:



Attn:  Pam Bolster

158 Morse Dr.

Fairfax, VT  05454


Fax:  802-524-5987 


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We need your help!! NWSWD is looking for part-time weekend help at our North Hero, Bakersfield, and Fletcher sites (and possibly more).


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We are now taking used cooking oil. And it's being turned into biodiesel in Plainfield, Vermont!


Bring your used cooking oil to our Georgia location during regular business hours.


Collection is open to both business and residential customers.


There is $1/gallon charge with a $1 minimum charge.


Support Vermont jobs and be green at the same time!!





Hazardous Waste Collection PDF Print E-mail

Don't wait for an event! We take household hazardous waste at our Georgia facility:


Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30--Please call 524-5986 for an appointment.

 located at

Below is a list of materials that you can bring:

We take:                                    Please no:                             

Automotive fluids                       Ammunition/explosives
Latex and oil based paints           Smoke detectors
Cleaning supplies                        Radioactive materials
Pool/lawn/hobby chemicals         Medical waste

Batteries (including auto)            Asbestos
Fluorescent bulbs

Devices containing mercury


Open to all Member Communities

What's happening for 2014 PDF Print E-mail


  • Free Collection of Architectural Paints for All Vermont residents and Conditionally Exempt Businesses more detail starts May 1st
  • Paint Care fact sheet - If a Hazardous Waste is not on the list of covered items for your local drop-off site you can still bring it to one of NWSWD's collection events as long as you are from a member community.
  • Hazardous Waste Events are held in lots of Member Communities Schedule to be an announced
  • Bulky Trash Collection All Year Around at the

           Bakersfield, Fletcher and Montgomery Drop-off Sites

  • Introduction of Act 148 -  new law talking about how we manage the material we we no longer want to keep.  What needs to recycled, composted, or for the time landfilled(hopefully we can review our individual purchase practices to reduce the landfilled part).  More additional info check anr website  
District Run Drop-off Sites: PDF Print E-mail

District run sites are available for member communities

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            Located at the Georgia Recycling Center on 158 Morse Dr

               Hours: Mondays 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

                           Saturday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

          Located at the Waste Water Treatment Planton 83 Rewes Dr          

          Hours : Saturday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

                           Wed        4:00 pm - 7:00 pm (seasonal--ending Oct. 1)

            click here for schedule 2014

          Located at the Old Fire station at 380 Main Street Route 108

          Hours : Alternating Saturdays 8:00 am - 1:00 pm  

            click here for schedule 2014

          Located at Old Fletcher Town Garage on 125 Cambridge Rd             

          Hours : Alternating Saturdays 8:00 am - 1:00 pm  

          Located at the Fire Station on 86 Mountain Rd.                             

          Hours : Saturdays 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

              Located on 362 West Shore Rd.                                                 

           Hours : Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (beginning Oct. 3,

            Saturday hours--8:00am-2:00pm) 


For more information about our Drop-Off Sites and fees click here.

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