Waste Wood Yard

Waste Wood Yard

111 Intervale Road, Burlington, VT 05401 | (802) 864-7446

The wood that is dropped off at the McNeil Generating Station is generated into electricity.

Appointments are no longer required. 

Current hours for the Waste Wood Yard at McNeil Generating Station are:

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8am to noon
  • Saturday: 8am to 4pm

Safety Rules

The following safety rules that incorporate State of Vermont guidelines must be followed:

  • If you are not feeling well, please do not come. 
  • Please be patient with our yard operator, who will limit the number of vehicles in the wood yard to ensure safe physical distancing.
  • For the health and safety of our customers, no one is allowed to climb on the pile or pull out wood or pallets.

Thank you for working with us to keep everybody safe and healthy.

What We Accept

The waste wood yard accepts clean waste wood at no charge, including:

  • Wood that has never been painted, stained, treated or glued;
  • Brush, tree trimmings, and limbs up to six feet long and two feet in diameter;
  • Yard waste, including leaves, from individual residents;
  • Wood debris from commercial landscapers, but not yard waste.
    • All commercial landscapers must deliver loads of yard waste – leaves and trimmings – directly to Green Mountain Compost (GMC) at 1042 Redmond Road in Williston. 
      • GMC also accepts clean untreated waste wood.
    • Commercial landscapers with mixed loads of leaves and woody debris must go to the CSWD Drop-Off Center at 1492 Redmond Road in Williston.
  • Cable spools that are completely disassembled with all hardware removed;
    • Nails, screws, and staples in wood are accepted, but not spikes, hinges, straps or heavy metal appendages of any sort.

What We Do NOT Accept