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What makes this Hazardous Waste?

If the fixture or device containing the ballast is marked “contains PCBs,” or the ballast has no marking, it is Hazardous Waste.

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Materials Containing PCBs: 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:

  • The CSWD facilities listed here accept up to 5 ballasts containing PCBs–or those where PCB status is unknown.

Disposal Costs

Fees

Fees shown here are for Ballasts With PCBs conditions for this item or material.

Amount Fees Notes
each $0.00 if separated from light fixture
each $5.00 handling fee if not separated from light fixture

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:

  • Ballasts marked “no PCBs” may be disposed as scrap metal when attached to metal light fixtures.

Disposal Costs

Fees

Fees shown here are for Ballasts With No PCBs conditions for this item or material.

Amount Fees Notes
each $0.00

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.

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