Food scrap drop-off

Beginning 1/1/22: Compostable foodware no longer accepted. 

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Until further notice, no-cost residential food scrap drop-off  (limit 30 gallons) has been moved to CSWD’s Williston Drop-off center a half-mile down Redmond Road: Open Monday through Saturday 8am -3:30pm.
If you are bringing in more than 30 gallons of food scraps, please call 802-503-7926 for further instructions. The fee is $65/ton (as of July 1, 2022) or $.03/lb ($5 minimum). 




Food scrap fees


$65/ton ($5 min.)

We Accept

Food waste

Effective January 1, 2021

  • All food scraps of any kind   
  • Certified, clearly labeled compostable bags used for lining food scrap containers   
  • Coffee filters & tea bags (paper only–no plastic tea bags)   
  • Newspaper and untreated paper bags used to line food scrap containers   
  • Paper towels, napkins, facial tissues – only if they DO NOT contain body fluids or chemicals of any kind   
  • Wooden or bamboo stirrers, toothpicks (no plastic frills), chopsticks    
  • Uncoated paper leaf bags   

Compostable foodware 

As of January 1, 2021, we will no longer accept compostable foodware products in our compost. For more information on this change, please click here. 

We Do Not Accept

  • Woody material
  • Petroleum-based plastic of any kind
  • Coated or waxed paper
  • Compostable foodware products
  • Dirt/Fill/Stumps (Go to for where to bring these items.)
  • Cat, dog, or human waste
  • Diapers, including diapers labeled “compostable”
  • Styrofoam
  • Metals, including foil wrapping and twist ties
  • Toxic materials such as paints, solvents, pesticides, or petroleum products. How to properly dispose of hazardous waste