Below is a partial list of other organizations in Vermont that manage solid waste, organics, construction and demolition debris, household hazardous waste and other materials. Please visit their web sites for more information and helpful resources for managing waste and for outreach and education to residents, businesses and schools.


Composting Association of Vermont (CAV): CAV promotes composting as a vital link between soil health and sustainable agriculture and communities. Visit their site at: http://compostingvermont.org/


farmtoplateVermont Farm to Plate: is Vermont’s statewide food system plan to strengthen the working landscape, improve the profitability of farms and food enterprises, maintain environmental resilience, and increase local food access for all Vermonters. Visit them at http://www.vtfarmtoplate.com/


farmtoschoolThe Vermont Farm to School Network: provides leadership, coordination and advocacy to advance efforts to engage schools and students with local food and the farm culture. Visit them at: http://vermontfarmtoschool.org/


nercNortheast Recycling Association (NERC): NERC is a non-profit organization that conducts research, hands-on projects, training, and outreach on issues associated with source reduction, recycling, composting, environ‐mentally preferable purchasing, and decreasing the toxicity of the solid waste stream.  For more information and resource, visit: https://nerc.org/


nrraNortheast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA): The NRRA is a non-profit 501(c) organization that provides cooperative purchasing programs, educational and networking opportunities, technical assistance, and cooperative marketing programs. NRRA has received national recognition for establishing innovative grassroots recyclables marketing cooperatives with competitive pricing which enable small, rural and large urban communities to manage their own recycling programs! Visit them at: http://www.nrra.net/


acswmAddison County Solid Waste District: ACSWD serves the towns of Addison, Bridport, Cornwall, Ferrisburgh, Goshen, Leicester, Lincoln, Middlebury, Monkton, New Haven, Orwell, Panton, Ripton, Shoreham, Starksboro, Vergennes, Waltham, Weybridge and Whiting. Visit their website at: http://www.acswmd.org/


Central Vermont Solid Waste District: CVSWD serves the towns of Barre City, Barre Town, Berlin, Bradford, Calais, Chelsea, East Montpelier, Fairlee, Hardwick, Middlesex, Montpelier, Orange, Plainfield, Tunbridge, Walden, Washington, Williamstown and Woodbury. Visit their website at: http://www.cvswmd.org/


cswdChittenden Solid Waste District: CSWD serves the towns of Bolton, Burlington, Charlotte, Colchester, Essex, Essex Junction, Hinesburg, Huntington, Jericho, Milton, Richmond, Shelburne, South Burlington, St. George, Underhill, Westford, Williston and Winooski. Visit them at: http://www.cswd.net/


Greater Upper Valley Solid Waste District: GUVSD serves the towns of Bridgewater, Hartland, Norwich, Pomfret, Sharon, Strafford, Thetford, Vershire, West Fairlee and Woodstock. Visit them at: http://www.guvswd.org/

Lamoille Regional Solid Waste District: LRSWMD serves the towns of Belvidere, Cambridge, Craftsbury, Eden, Elmore, Hyde Park, Johnson, Morristown, Stowe, Waterville, Worchester and Wolcott. Visit them at: http://www.lrswmd.org/


Londonderry Group: The Londonderry Group serves the towns of Londonderry, Landgrove, Peru, Weston and Windham. Visit them at: http://www.londonderryvt.org/recycletransfer/


Mad River Resource Management Alliance: MRRMA serves the towns of Duxbury, Fayston, Moretown, Roxbury, Waitsfield, Warren and Waterbury. Visit their website at: http://www.madriverrma.org/


nekwmdNortheast Kingdom Solid Waste District: NKSWD serves the towns of Albany, Barnet, Bloomfield, Brighton, Brownington, Brunswick, Cabot, Charleston, Concord, Corinth, Danville, Derby, East Haven, Glover, Granby, Greensboro, Groton, Guildhall, Holland, Irasburg, Jay, Kirby, Lunenburg, Lyndon, Maidstone, Marshfield, Morgan, Newark, Newbury, Newport Center, Norton, Peacham, Ryegate, Sheffield, Stannard, Sutton, Topsham, Troy, Victory, Waterford, Westfield, Westmore, and Wheelock along with Averill, Avery’s Gore, Ferdinand, Lewis, Warners Grant and Warrens Gore. Visit their page at: http://www.nekwmd.org/


nwswdNorthwest Vermont Solid Waste District: NVSWD serves the towns of Alburgh, Berkshire, Bakersfield, Enosburg, Fairfield, Fletcher, Franklin, Georgia, Grand Isle, Highgate, Isle La Motte, Montgomery, North Hero, Richford, Sheldon, St. Albans City, St. Albans Town, South Hero, and Swanton, Visit them at: http://www.nwswd.org/


rcswdRutland County Solid Waste District: RCSWD serves the towns of Brandon, Castleton, Clarendon, Danby, Hubbardton, Ira, Killington, Mendon, Mt. Holly, Mt. Tabor, Pittsford, Poultney, Proctor, Rutland City, West Rutland, Wallingford and Wells. Visit them at: http://www.rcswd.com/


swwcSouthern Windsor/Windham Counties Solid Waste District: SWWCSWD serves the towns of Andover, Baltimore, Cavendish, Chester, Grafton, Ludlow, Plymouth, Reading, Rockingham, Springfield, Weathersfield, West Windsor, and Windsor. Visit them at: http://www.vtsolidwastedistrict.org/


Solid Waste Alliance Communities: SWAC serves the towns of Benson, Chittenden, Fair Haven, Middletown Spring, Pawlet, Rutland Town, Sudbury, Tinmouth, and West Haven. Visit them at: http://www.rutlandcountyswac.org/


wswmdWindham County Solid Waste District: WCSWD serves the towns of Brattleboro, Brookline, Dover, Dummerston, Guilford, Halifax, Jamaica, Marlboro, Newfane, Putney, Readsboro, Stratton, Townsend, Vernon, Wardsboro, Westminster, Whitingham, Wilmington and Winhall. Visit them at: http://www.windhamsolidwaste.org/


Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Solid Waste Management Program: The solid waste program oversees laws, rules, policies, and planning related to solid waste management in the state. It regulates solid waste management facilities and activities and certifies the state’s landfills, transfer stations, haulers, composting, and recycling facilities. The program also provides solid waste technical and financial assistance to towns and solid waste districts and ensures remediation of illegal disposal sites. Visit them at http://dec.vermont.gov/waste-management.

cropped-NGNorthshire Grows: Northshire Growsis a portal into the foods, farms and people in our communities in Bennington County. Our goal is twofold: to offer resources and assistance to the many farms, food producers and related businesses in the area and to educate and inform the general public about all that the Northshire’s food system has to offer. Visit them at: http://northshiregrows.org/

Vermont Community Garden Network: The Vermont Community Garden Network’s mission is to support and grow the state’s vibrant network of community and school gardens. This mission is achieved by growing gardens, gardeners, and garden leaders. Visit them at: http://vcgn.org/