The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 008 : RUBBISH AND GARBAGE(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 2206)
§ 2206. Recycling centers
(a) The Secretary of Natural Resources shall develop a State plan for the establishment and operation of solid waste recycling centers sufficient to meet the need for solid waste recycling throughout the State. In developing a State plan, the Secretary may establish pilot or demonstration projects for the purpose of determining equitable regions or methods for solid waste recycling. Pursuant to such plan, the Secretary shall establish and operate or contract for the establishment and operation of a solid waste recycling center within each town, or within each administrative district created pursuant to 3 V.S.A. § 4001, or within such other regions as he or she deems reasonable to efficiently utilize solid waste recycling facilities at locations determined by him or her with the approval of the legislative body of the town in which the facility is to be located. Each recycling center shall be used for the storage, processing, and sale or disposal of solid waste. The Secretary may purchase, lease, or rent land or designate land owned by the State or any agency or department thereof for use as recycling centers.
(b) The Secretary is authorized to contract in the name of the State for the service of independent contractors under bond or with an agency or department of the State or a town to operate the recycling centers or to collect solid waste and deliver it to a recycling center.
(c) The Secretary shall adopt rules pursuant to 3 V.S.A. chapter 25 to implement the provisions of this section.
(d) [Omitted.] (Added 1971, No. 252 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; amended 2015, No. 23, § 124.)