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Compost Regulations

DEC SOLID WASTE REGULATIONS

Composting of most materials is covered by the Solid Waste Management Rules. The exceptions are farm animal manures and used animal bedding. Smaller operations that do not include human waste are covered under Subchapter 11. Large operations come under the same set of rules as other solid waste facilities.

REGULATIONS OR GUIDANCE from various other Vermont Agencies or DEC Divisions.

Department of Health, Composting Guidelines
Air Quality Division, DEC, Odors
Air Quality Division, DEC, Large Compost Facility Policy

 

Rules & Procedures

Permitting

Compost Resources

Universal Recycling law

Act 148 bans food scraps, leaf and yard debris, clean wood, and listed recyclables from landfill disposal on a phased in timeline.

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