Solid Waste Management – Composting – Hazardous Waste Collection

Southern Windsor/Windham Counties Solid Waste Management District

Mary T. O’Brien, Recycling Coordinator 802 674 9235


“The Southern Windsor/Windham Counties Solid Waste District which includes Grafton is selling “Soil Saver” backyard composters for $50 each. The 100% recycled plastic composter is 28”w x 28”d x 32”high and has a 10-year manufacturer’s guarantee. We also sell Sure-Close food scrap pails for $5 each. To order, call 674-9235 for an order form Orders are due by Friday, April 13 and may be picked up at the Rockingham Transfer Station on or after Saturday, April 28. If you attend a backyard composting workshop, you can buy one at the workshop for $35.”

Backyard Composting Workshops

The District is offering workshops again this year. If you attend one, you can purchase one composter at the greatly discounted price of $35 (additional composters are $50). The workshops will be held at 6:00 p.m. on the following Thursdays:

  • Whiting Library in Chester – May 3
  • First Congregational Church in Springfield – May 31
  • Reading Town Hall – June 14
  • Rockingham Free Public Library – June 21

The workshop presentation is about 45 minutes with time afterwards for questions. To sign up, call 674-9235

Household Hazardous Waste Collection – Grafton


Household Hazardous Waste Collections – Region

The District will hold household hazardous waste collections on the following Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.:

  • May 12                  Springfield Transfer Station
  • May 19                  Weathersfield Transfer Station
  • September 8           Springfield Transfer Station
  • September 15        Goodyear Building in Windsor