Please follow these guidelines provided by the City of Burlington for proper disposal of all trash and waste. If you have questions regarding your trash & recycling you may call Myers Trash (802.655.4312) or Bissonette Properties for further information. Please note, in Burlington there is a mandatory recycling ordinance.


  • There is no trash allowed on the “green belt” (this is the strip of grass between the sidewalk and road. The City will issue a ticket to anyone who puts trash, furniture or other belongings on the greenbelt. If we are charged by the City of Burlington, Code Enforcement a fine due to these items being on our property, this fine will be your responsibility. We will deduct this amount from your damage deposit if you haven’t paid in full prior to your vacating the apartment.
  • Large items such as furniture, electronics etc. may not be put in dumpsters or trash cans. Any large items left behind will be taken from your security deposit or billed to you. You may contact ReSOURCE VT (802.857.4361), 1-800-GOT-JUNK or Myers Trash (802.655.4312) for large item trash removal.
  • Bissonette Properties is responsible for regular household trash removal. This does not include furniture, tires, TV’s, computers, electronics, and appliances (etc). If Bissonette Properties is charged for any additional fees by Myers Trash, you will be held responsible for all charges incurred.


  • Burlington mandates recycling and strictly enforces the ordinance. You must comply with these regulations on recycling. To recycle, you sort and separate recyclable materials from all other solid waste and place recyclables in proper recycling containers provided. If the local jurisdiction finds you to be in violation of any provisions of the recycling laws, you may be fined. To start recycling or to receive your free Blue Bins, you can call Chittenden Solid Waste District at 802.863.3827.