What materials are accepted at the Transfer Station?

Accepted items include:

  • All curbside recyclables (sorted into categories)
  • Brush
  • Electronics (for proper recycling)
  • Furniture
  • Household furnishings
  • Leaves
  • Mattresses ( recycled)
  • Scrap metal (appliances, empty paint cans, other metal items)
  • Tires (limit of four per year per household)
  • Waste motor oil

You may wish to remove the hard drive from computers prior to disposal. A limited amount of remodeling or construction waste is permitted. On-site staff determines acceptable quantities. The Transfer Station has the right to refuse entrance or usage of Transfer Station. Please inquire first, before taking items to Transfer Station. Call 203-387-2435 for further information. 

A single appliance or plumbing fixture will be accepted. For larger quantities, the homeowner must rent a dumpster. 

Materials Not Accepted

Materials not accepted at the Transfer Station include: 

  • Batteries regular A ,C & D batteries accepted. (take rechargeable and  other household batteries to HazWaste Central, and car batteries to a retailer, or scrapyard)
  • Grass clippings ( best option is to cut and leave on yard)
  • Household hazardous waste ( Bring to Haz Waste May to October ) https://www.rwater.com/in-the-community/hazwaste-central/  
  • Propane tanks
  • Regular household trash (must be put out for weekly collection at curb) * contact the recycling coordinator if you have "extra", 203-287-7021. 

Visit HazWaste Central for further information on disposal of household hazardous waste. Or call HazWaste Central at 203-401-2712.

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1. When is the Transfer Station open?
2. How do I get to the Transfer Station?
3. What do I need to get access to the Transfer Station?
4. What materials are accepted at the Transfer Station?
5. When is Bulk Trash pick-up?
6. When is Leaf pick-up?
7. Which Holidays affect trash and recycling pick-up?
8. How can I dispose of my grass clippings?