New LRSWMD Solid Waste Management Ordinance Adopted
The Lamoille Regional Solid Waste Management District Solid Waste Management Ordinance has been amended and adopted by the Board of Supervisors as of May 12. The amendments include a variable rate pricing structure and language to align with the State’s Universal Recycling law, Act 148. A full copy of the amended ordinance can be found at http://lrswmd.org/about.html . Additional copies have been emailed to all District member Town Clerks offices and can be obtained at the LRSWMD Main Office at 29 Sunset Drive in Morrisville.
Unless a petition is filed in accordance with state regulations as outlined below, the amended ordinance will go into effect on July 11, 2015. “A petition for a vote on the question of disapproving an ordinance or rule shall be signed by not less than five per cent of the qualified voters of the municipality, and presented to the legislative body or the clerk of the municipality within 44 days following the date of adoption…" Questions or comments on the amended ordinance may be directed to the District Manager: Susan Alexander 29 Sunset Drive, Suite #5 Morrisville, VT 05661 802-888-7317 email@example.com
Recyclables Banned from Landfills July 1
- Plastics (1 - 7), no styrofoam
- Glass (food and beverage jars)
- Metal (steel and aluminum)
- Paper (mixed, all types)
- Cardboard (all types)
- Boxboard (cereal and cracker boxes)
Starting July 1, 2015, it is illegal to knowingly dispose of recyclables materials in with your trash. Why not start separating now - don't wait until July.
Banned Items Include:
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Hazardous Waste collection days hosted by the LRSWMD in 2015
- July 18: Worcester
- September 26: Jeffersonville
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The mission of the Lamoille Regional Solid Waste Management District is to reduce the quantity and toxicity of the trash generated and going to the landfill while maintaining or improving overall environmental quality (air, water, and soil), treating customers and employees with respect and operating within a balanced budget.
As a non-profit 501(c)1 organization, we can offer a variety of free services to help you better manage your soild waste stream. A example of those possibilities can be found here:
- Waste Assessments for Businesses and Schools
- Waste Management Presentations and Activities
- Composting and Recycling Bins for sale at reasonable prices
- Six Transfer Stations operating throughout the District
- Technical assistance for compliance with Act 148
- Bottle Redemption Containers for use at special events
- Assitance with developing a solid waste plan for large scale events