Green Up Day: A town-by-town guide
ADDISON COUNTY — This year’s Green Up day is Saturday, May 4. Towns across the county will be distributing garbage bags and taking them back when they are full in what has become a Vermont tradition. Check out the list below to see what your town has planned.
Addison: Contact Starr Phillips for Green Up bags at 759-2421 or pick up at the Town clerk’s office. Town dump truck will be parked behind church at Addison 4 corners for drop off from the afternoon of Friday, May 3, until early morning Monday May 6.
Bridport: Bags available at the Town Clerk’s Office during regular hours. Monday-Wednesday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday and Friday 9 a.m.-noon. Drop off on Green Up Day at the Bridport Town Office.
Bristol: Pick up bags at the Town Clerk’s office from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., April 29-May 3 and on the town green on May 4, from 8 a.m.-12 noon. Curbside pick-up on public roads before dusk. Green Up Day Expo on the Bristol Town Green from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cornwall: Bags and a map will be available at the Town Hall during business hours from April 30-May 3 and on Green Up Day at Bingham Elementary School if any are left Town trucks will be at Cornwall School Parking Lot on Green Up Day. The Cornwall Recreation Committee will hold Bake Sale from 9 a.m.-noon, also at the school.
Ferrisburgh: Bags available at the Town Clerks Office during business hours and at the Ferrisburgh school parking lot from 9-10 a.m. on Green Up Day. Drop Off across from Town Garage on Green Up Day only from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. or by making special pick up arrangements with coordinator.
Goshen: Bags available in front of the Town Office and at gate on May 3. Leave bags along side of roads by May 7. BBQ on Green Up Day at the Town Hall at noon.
Granville: Pick up Bags at the Granville General Store from April 29-May 4, from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Drop off at the dumpster at the Moss Glen Grange Hall on Green Up Day from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Hancock: Pick up bags at 9 a.m. on Green Up Day at the Town Hall. Drop off at the public parking lot behind Town Hall before 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 5. Hotdogs and snacks on Green Up Day at 1 p.m. at the Town Hall.
Leicester: Bags available any time of the Town Office — they’ll be next to the door. Drop off on May 4 and 5 May 5 at town shed or leave by side of the road. Green-Up Day cookout May 4, from noon-1:30 p.m.
Lincoln: Pick up bags on May 4 from 8 a.m.-11 a.m. at the Lincoln Fire Station. Drop on May 4 from 11a.m.-1 p.m. at Lincoln Fire Station only. Volunteer appreciation lunch and kid-only raffle from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., also at the Fire Station. Receive one ticket per bag dropped off. Raffle items drawn at 12:45 p.m. You must be present to win.
Middlebury: Bags available at businesses around town, hours depends on each business: Middlebury Area Land Trust, Ilsley Public Library, Middlebury Town Hall, Middlebury Town Offices, Middlebury DPW, East Middlebury Library, National Bank of Middlebury, or call 802-558-4154/802-388-7697. Drop off May 4, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the East Middlebury Fire Station and at the Department of Public works, 1020 Rte. 7 South.
Monkton: Pick up bags at Monkton Town Hall on Green Up Day from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Drop off on the same day at the Town Garage.
New Haven: Pick up bags on May 4 at the Town Green (across from the market & church) from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Leave all Bags tied shut on side of the road where you left off. The road crew will collect the bags on May 6th.
Orwell: Pick up bags during business hours at Buxton Store, Orwell Gas & Go, and the Town Clerk’s Office. Drop off on Green Up Day from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Orwell Town Garage. There will be a bag raffle for kids.
Panton: Get bags at the Town Hall during business hours, on May 4, or at the Town Garage any time. Drop off on roadside at locations that allow the road crew to pick bags up safely, or bring to the Town Garage on May 4. Refreshments will be provided at the town office on Green Up day morning.
Ripton: Bags available at Ripton Elementary School from May 1-3, Ripton Country Store from April 29-May 4, North Branch School from April 29-May 3, or at the Town Shed on Green Up Day. Drop off on any Ripton road on May 4 or the Ripton Town Shed May 4-9.
Salisbury: Bags available at Kampersville Store from 8-10 a.m. on Green Up Day. Volunteer truck drivers will pick up bags along major roads that day or participants can take bags to the landfill by 1 p.m. on May 4.
Shoreham: Pick up bags during business hours at Town Clerks Office and Platt Memorial Library prior to May 4 or on Green Up Day during business hours at the recycling center, Champlain Orchards, Golden Russet Farm and The Halfway House Restaurant. Drop off filled bags next to the Firehouse starting on May 1. All bags must be dropped off by noon on Green Up Day. Do not leave bags along the roadside. Anyone who drops off bags between 8 a.m. and noon on Green Up Day, will receive a coupon or gift from some generous Shoreham-based businesses and be entered into a raffle.
Starksboro: Bag pick-up at the Town Garage or Town Clerk’s Office during business hours. Drop off on Green Up Day at the Town Garage from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Vergennes: Pick up bags prior to May 4 at City Hall from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., or at City Park from 8 a.m.-noon on Green Up Day. Drop the same day — leave bags on the roadside within city limits or at City Park (corner of Main St. & Green St.) from 8 a.m.-noon.
Waltham: Bags will be in the blue bin in the Sand Shed on the north side of Town Hall. Contact Green Up coordinator for drop off information.
Weybridge: Bags can be picked up from 9-11:30 a.m. on Green Up Day and be left on side of the road the same day.
Whiting: Pick up bags at the Town Clerk’s office during business hours. Drop off on Green Up Day at the Town Shed or leave on the roadside. BBQ at Town Hall at noon.
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