Southern Windsor/Windham Counties Solid Waste Management District (SW/WCSWMD) is a union municipal district dedicated to providing solid waste management authority, services, and planning to its member towns. The District was chartered in 1981 and currently serves thirteen Vermont towns. The District is managed currently by the Southern Windsor County Regional Planning Commission, Thomas J. Kennedy, Executive Director.
There are two important parts to the Vermont's new e-waste (used electronics) law which took effect in 2011. The first part is the landfill ban on many electronic devices as of January 1, 2011. The second is the FREE recycling of certain e-waste (computers, computer monitors, CRT-containing devices, printers, and TVs) as of July 1, 2011. For the details, click on the Department of Environmental Conservation's website. Vermont is the twenty-first state in the country to enact an e-waste law. The new program is open to Vermont residents, charities, school districts, and small businesses with up to ten employees.In our District, the Cavendish, Ludlow, Rockingham, Springfield, and Weathersfield transfer stations have registered as free collection sites.WinCycle in Windsor also takes computers at no cost to Vermont residents and you can buy a refurbished computer at their store.
The next quarterly meeting of the Board of Supervisors is scheduled for Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. in the Select Board's Meeting Room, 3rd floor, Springfield Town Offices. The public is welcome to attend.