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Town of Essex, Vermont
Crossroads of Chittenden County - Incorporated June 7, 1763

Universal Recycling Law

In 2012 the Vermont Legislature passed the Universal Recycling Law which bans disposal of recyclables (metal, glass, plastics #1 & #2, and paper/cardboard) by JULY 1, 2015; leaf and yard debris and clean wood by JULY 1, 2016; and food scraps by JULY 1, 2020. Since that time, the Vermont Department of Health has been working with the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation to understand how this law affects rental homes throughout the state.


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