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How to get rid of furniture in Burlington so it doesn't accumulate snow on the sidewalk
Getting rid of furniture can be a pain for you. Leaving it on the road can be a pain for the city.
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A Snow Dragon ate a mattress in Burlington a few years ago, removing it from the sidewalk plow for the day, but people still leave their furniture outside.
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Here we show you how to dispose of your household items so you don't fool your neighbor for illegally littering because he threw his old university couch on the lawn.
A Free Press reader noted that a story about snow-covered items that remained around the city could have explored more details about the logistics of picking up items. The Chittenden Solid Waste District gives some examples on its website to consider when throwing furniture that you no longer want.
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A sofa collects snow in a neighborhood near Burlington Riverside Avenue on November 14, 2019.
(Photo: Maleeha Syed / FREE PRESS)
You can explore some options to get rid of your items, such as donating at:
Front porch forum.
Vermont refugee resettlement program.
You could also try a delivery center for the Chittenden Solid Waste District. Some will accept mattresses and other furniture, so you'll want to check in advance.
Cost of getting rid of furniture in Burlington
Here is the price breakdown of the Chittenden Solid Waste District for the disposal of items that you might have seen in the city.
Sofas (add $ 7 for any item with folding / reclining bed pieces)
2 places: $ 19.
3 seats: $ 22.
Sectionals: $ 11- $ 22 per section.
Cot: $ 6.
Double: $ 11.
Full, double, queen: $ 19.
King: $ 22.
Padded / reclining chairs:
You can recycle them for free (with the appropriate limits and regulations). Throwing this article in the Vermont landfills is illegal.
Also … don't try to burn the trash to get rid of it. That could it cost you $ 500.
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