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What makes this Organics?

Natural Wood includes all woody parts of a tree or woody shrub that is free of all dirt, stones, or other debris and has never been painted, glued, stained, or treated. We combine natural wood with food scraps and leaves to make compost.

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Natural Wood: 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:

  • You can bring any quantity of natural wood to this location for no fee if:
  • All items are 6 feet or less and 24 inches or less in diameter
  • You have NO colored mulch
  • NO dirt, gravel, or other materials are clinging to or mixed in with the wood. All stumps must be completely free of dirt, stones, and other materials to be accepted as natural wood.

Disposal Costs

Fees

Fees shown here are for Organics Recycling Facility conditions for this item or material.

Amount Fees Notes
any quantity $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.

What you need to know:

  • You can bring natural wood to these locations for the fees shown here if:
  • You have 3 cubic yards or less
  • All items are 6 feet or less and 24 inches or less in diameter
  • NO colored mulch
  • NO dirt, gravel, or other materials clinging to or mixed in with the wood. All stumps must be completely free of dirt, stones, and other materials to be accepted as natural wood.
  • Click on the Organics Recycling Facility option for a no-fee and large loads option.

Disposal Costs

Fees

Fees shown here are for Drop-Off Centers conditions for this item or material.

Amount Fees Notes
up to 1 cubic yard $0.00
2 cubic yards $5.00 Accepted at Organics Recycling Facility for no fee.
3 cubic yards $10.00 Accepted at Organics Recycling Facility for no fee.

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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Did You Know?

We grind clean wood for composting.

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Good for all creatures big and small.

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Proper waste disposal helps our environment.

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