Bennington is part of the Bennington County Solid Waste Alliance (BCSWA). Information about recycling, hazardous waste, composting, and more can all be found at https://www.bcswavt.org.
The Alliance has completed a permanent Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility at the Bennington Transfer Station to take place of the three one-day events it previously hosted annually. The facility will be open on Monday of each week from May through October each year and the fee will be $5.00 per car. You must make an appointment for drop off.
BOOK AN APPOINTMENT ONLINE for HAZARDOUS WASTE DROPOFF
What to bring: Any substance with labels that say CAUSTIC, TOXIC, CORROSIVE, POISON, FLAMMABLE, DANGER, WARNING, CAUTION, USE IN AN OPEN ENVIRONMENT.
What not to bring: Used motor oil, auto or mower batteries, radioactive materials, smoke and CO2 detectors, fluorescent bulbs (including CFLs), sharps, tires, explosives, furniture, bulky items, mattresses, scarp metal, appliances, electronic waste, products in garbage bags, trash, empty cans/containers, dried paint, shampoos, soaps, pharmaceuticals, ointments, dish soap, dish washer soap, candles, rock salt, drywall compound, dried out latex paint, empty cans, and fertilizers without herbicides.
For more information about trash and and recycling, visit our waste management page.