Transfer Station

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The Town transfer station (formerly known as "the dump" and "the landfill") is on Clark Road, off Nettleton Hollow.

Hours are from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM daily, except closed on Thursdays and Sundays.
Please Note: The lower gate closes at 1:55 PM

Demolition loads should arrive not later than 1:30 PM to allow time for unloading and payment of fees before the 2:00 PM closing.

Resident permits are available through the Tax Collector's office or you may obtain a short-term permit for your contractor's use at the Selectman's Office.

You may also bring your recyclable items to the transfer station; see Recycling for details.

Effective November 2007, you may bring E-Waste items to the transfer station; see E-Waste Recycling for details.

Regulations and fees are detailed in the ordinance below.

 


 

Town Ordinance 306D, As Amended
Transfer Station Regulations
(amended 10-6-08)
(effective 11-1-08)

The town of washington has established a transfer station on the site of the former landfill at clark road.  This facility is designed to expedite the handling of municipal solid waste, bulky waste, and recyclables as approved by the board of selectmen. 

The following rules and regulations will apply:

  • All materials deposited at the transfer station must originate within the town of washington and be from residential properties.
  • Windshield stickers will be required on all vehicles.  Stickers must be affixed on the lower right portion of the windshield or on the small right hand window.  If the stickers are not so placed, the driver will be denied use of the transfer station.  Stickers are available at the tax collector’s office.
  • Special permits for out-of-town contractors may be obtained from the first selectman.
  • Children under the age of 12 must remain inside vehicles at all times.
  • The board of selectmen will determine the disposal fees and the type(s) of materials accepted at the transfer station. A fee schedule will be posted at the transfer station and will be based upon the current cost to the town for disposal. Fees will be payable upon delivery. Payment by check will be required for amounts in excess of five dollars. Receipts for payment will be issued prior to leaving the facility. Fees will be determined at the discretion of the attendant for amounts exceeding those posted on the fee schedule.

This amendment shall become effective November 1, 2008.

 


 


Current Disposal Fees 
Residential Bulky Waste And Recyclables
 

TIRES: MOTORCYCLE: $3/EACH
  CAR: $3/EACH
  CAR W/ RIM: $5/EACH
  LIGHT TRUCK: $4/EACH
  LARGE TRUCK: $12/EACH
  EXTRA LARGE TRUCK/TRACTOR/LOADER: $25-$150/EACH*
  *SEE ATTENDANT
 
BATTERIES: CAR & TRUCK: $2/EACH
 
APPLIANCES: REFRIGERATORS/DEEP FREEZE UNITS: $25/EACH
  COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATORS: $30/EACH
  ALL OTHERS, IN GENERAL: $10/EACH
  AIR CONDITIONERS: $25/EACH
  DEHUMIDIFIERS: $25/EACH
 
PROPANE TANKS: SMALL/OUTDOOR GRILLS: No charge
 

LARGE/CYLINDERS:

SMALL 1lb. (camp, hand torch)

$10/EACH

$1.00 EACH

BULKY WASTE: (Any waste not considered rubbish and not able to be put in metal/demolition bins):

  TWIN MATTRESS OR BOX SPRING: $5/EACH
  FULL/QUEEN MATTRESS OR BOX SPRING: $10/EACH
  KING MATTRESS: $15/EACH
  KING BOX SPRING: $10/EACH
 
RUGS: Need to be cut into 4-foot strips and rolled and tied. Rug pads need to be folded or rolled into 4-foot sections.
  SMALL BED TRUCKS-LEVEL LOADS: $15
  REGULAR BED TRUCKS-LEVEL LOADS: $25
DEMOLITION/CONSTRUCTION/METALS: $5/MINIMUM
  COMPACT PICKUPS/MINI-VANS: $25
  FULL-SIZED PICKUPS & VANS: $50
  1-3 TON DUMP TRUCKS: $100
E-WASTE: (No electronics can go in garbage/rubbish containers-there is a container for these items in the same area as the recycling containers):

All electronics are accepted at no charge. Our new vendor accepts anything that still has the electrical cord attached (toaster, coffee pots, etc.)

We only charge for three items: Flourescent bulbs, ballasts, and batteries. Bulbs are charged for by the foot, Batteries and ballasts are charged by weight. You must take these to the office to be checked by the attendent.

All fees are payable upon delivery.

Loads in excess of stated limitations may be subject to an additional charge at the discretion of the attendant.

Payment by check required for all fees in excess of $5. Receipts for payment will be issued prior to leaving facility.