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Welcome to the Transfer Station!

The Winthrop Transfer Station is open from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday

Email: gdoughty@winthropmaine.org     377-7222

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NO BARE FEET, NO LOITERING IN THE FACILITY, AND ALL CHILDREN MUST BE CONTROLLED AT ALL TIMES

 

TRANSFER STATION PERMIT STICKERS ARE AVAILABLE ONLY AT THE TRANSFER STATION ($10 for first sticker + $2.00 for additional stickers per household per vehicle)

 

HOUSEHOLD RUBBISH:  Enter through front of compactor building, exit at rear.  Signs and attendants will assist you.

BUSINESS RUBBISH: As of July 1, 2012 all business rubbish will be charged a rate of $70 per ton (3.5 cents/pound).

DEMOLITION WASTE:  A fee of $140.00 per ton (7 cents/pound) will be charged for the disposal of construction and demolition debris and clean wood.  The fee will be pro-rated to the nearest 20 pound increment.  All loads of demo/construction debris and/or clean wood MUST be weighed in on the scales located on the approach to the Transfer Station.  A $10.00 fee will be charged for non-residents transporting resident debris.

 

NEWSPAPERS. MAGAZINES:  Recycled separately.  Do not need to be tied.

 

OFFICE PAPER- no labels, place in bin that is next to the Newspaper and Magazine area.

 

CARDBOARD:  MUST BE EMPTIED.  BROWN PAPER BAGS accepted in the same area.

 

PLASTIC: All numbers.  Please separate Number 2 from other plastics.  Rinsed out; NO OIL JUGS.

 

BOOKS: Place in bin next to glass barrels.

 

GLASS:  Clear, brown, green glass recycled.  Contents and labels (if possible) must be removed and rinsed.  NO caps, closures, neck rings, mirrors or lightbulbs, porcelain or ceramics.  Barrels are clearly marked for each type of glass.

 

TIN/METAL:  Must be rinsed, but do not need labels removed.

 

USED MOTOR OIL:  Limited to no more than five (5) gallons at one time.  Oil MUST BE FREE OF CONTAMINANTS such as gas, antifreeze and paint thinner.  Containers that are brought in and left MUST be marked with name, address and phone number.

 

TIRES:  A charge of $2.00 for tires up to 17" in diameter; $10.00 for larger tires.  If rims are not removed, there will be an additional charge of $10.00 per wheel.  

 

BRUSH:  Left at woodchipper unless otherwise instructed by an attendant. DEAD OR ROTTEN MATERIAL will be accepted. No stumps accepted.

 

CONSTRUCTION WASTE & DEMOLITION DEBRIS:  Deposited to the right of main building, designated area.  Examples:   asphalt, drywall, furniture, shingles left by trailer.  Wood is to be stacked up in a separate area.  see attendant.  BRICKS, ROCKS, CEMENT, LOAM OR GRAVEL will be accepted as demolition waste.  Pressure treated lumber will be put in demo trailer.

 

COMPOST, YARDWASTES:  Garden and yard wastes, hay, grass clippings, leaves only.  MUST BE FREE of  wood, plastic bags, household garbage, dirt, rocks, brush, sticks, raspberry bushes or vines.

 

APPLIANCES:  Any appliance containing Freon such as refrigerators, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, freezers will be subject to a $8.50 fee which is used for disposal (State law).

 

METAL/WHITE GOODS:  Dryers, stoves, ranges, in the designated area on the right within the fence. No Charge

 

UNIVERSAL WASTE ITEMS AND FEES:  Computer Monitors (17” less) $2; over 17” $2; TV’s $2; Console TV’s $2; Desktop Copiers$2; Floor copiers $2; CPU”s and Laptops $2; Other computer peripherals $free; UPS’s $2; Straight Fluorescent Lamps .12/ft; CFLs and Circles $.50; HID’s $2; PCB, DEHP, Magnetic and Electronic Ballasts .58/lb; Capacitors $1.50/lb; Mercury Devices  free; Propane Tanks 20lbs $1 each.

 

HAZARDOUS WASTE OF ANY TYPE IS NOT PERMITTED ON THIS SITE!  No pesticides, gasoline, etc.

 

EVERYTHING BROUGHT INTO THE TRANSFER STATION IS TO BE DEPOSITED IN A DESIGNATED AREA.  SIGNS ARE POSTED AT EACH LOCATION.   

 

Users of the Transfer Station are NOT to leave their vehicles unattended.  No weight limit on trucks, but no truck is permitted which would cause damage to the buildings, equipment, etc.

 

We sincerely appreciate your help and cooperation in our recycling efforts.  The best saving is to keep materials out of the mainstream of rubbish.  Not only do we save transportation and tipping fees, but we also recycle.

 

  

 
Town Office - 17 Highland Avenue, Winthrop, Maine 04364