No posts

What makes this Special Materials?

Electronics must not go in the trash because they contain materials that can be recycled into new products and because they could cause harm to environmental health. They are considered Special Materials because they cannot go in the trash OR the recycling bin.

Learn More About Special Materials

Electronics: Banned From Landfill

It is illegal to dispose of this item in the trash in Chittenden County, Vermont.

How Can I get Rid of It?

Click on each tab in this section for limits, fees, and other critical information about this item.

What you need to know:

  • All customers can bring up to 1 cubic yard of items to the facilities shown. (If location is at capacity for these items, customers may be asked to return on another day)
  • Private businesses and municipalities with more than 10 employees, K-12 school districts, and non-profit institutions may bring up to 7 items for no fee. More than 7 items will pay a fee.
  • More than a cubic yard, please call us to set up an appointment. 802-872-8100

Disposal Costs

Fees

Fees shown here are for Household conditions for this item or material.

Amount Fees Notes
up to two $0.00 palm-sized devices only
per item $2.00 More than 2 palm-size devices; up to 5 gallons of misc cords and chargers
per item $2.00 TV Equipment - VCR, Digital Converter Box, Game Console, Satellite Dish (standard)
per item $2.00 Entertainment Equipment - Stereo components, Speakers, etc.
per item $2.00 Other - Landline telephone, answering machine, electric typewriter, fax machine, UPS battery back up, printer (floor model)

Payment Methods

Cash, check with name, current address and phone number, AmEx, Discover, MasterCard and Visa credit and debit cards. A 3% convenience fee will be added to all credit card transactions.

Credit Cards not accepted at DOC in Burlington.

What you need to know:

  • You must call us to make an appointment if you have a cubic yard or more of these items: 802-872-8100.
  • Loads will not be accepted if you have not made an appointment. Fees shown apply to all customers.
  • If you have large quantities of any electronics, please contact Good Point Recycling, the statewide ewaste recycler, to see if pickup at your facility is an option.

Disposal Costs

Fees

Fees shown here are for Cubic Yard conditions for this item or material.

Amount Fees Notes
per pound $0.18 Appointment required

Payment Methods

Cash, check with name, current address and phone number, AmEx, Discover, MasterCard and Visa credit and debit cards. A 3% convenience fee will be added to all credit card transactions.

Credit Cards not accepted at DOC in Burlington.

Keep Searching the A to Z List

Special Materials Education

  • All of these items are banned from the landfill and must not be placed in the trash.

    Items Banned From Landfills

    Information about how the Banned Materials Fee is assessed, and more on the proper disposal or recycling for each banned...

Did You Know?

We grind clean wood for composting.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.

Good for all creatures big and small.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.

Proper waste disposal helps our environment.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.


Learn more about how you can work with CSWD to properly dispose of waste in your home, office, or community.