Middlebury Transfer Station
1 Service Road
Middlebury, CT 06762
Sunday, Monday & Holidays Closed
Tuesday - Friday 7:00 am - 2.45 pm
Saturday 7.30 am - 3.15 pm
We will not be open on the
April 6, 2012
July 4, 2012
November 22 & 23 2012
December 25, 2012
The Middlebury Transfer Station is located on Service Road, off Route 63 and is available to Middlebury Residents only (No Businesses or Contractors). Middlebury residents in possession of a current annual permit may dispose of residential garbage and recyclables free of charge at the Transfer Station during the normal hours of operation. Please see the entire Transfer Station “Acceptable Items and Fees Schedule” below for other types of acceptable waste and fees for their disposal.
New Transfer Station Permit window stickers are available to residents free of charge. Permit window stickers can be obtained by providing a tax bill or other acceptable proof of residency, name, address, make, model and license plate number of the vehicle on which the sticker will be assigned. Only one permit shall be issued per vehicle. Vehicles with a window permit sticker must be registered and taxed in the Town of Middlebury therefore permit stickers will not be issued to leased vehicles or company owned vehicles.
Accepted Residential Items
Newspaper & Inserts – Single Stream Recycled @ No Charge
Includes: Newspapers & any inserts delivered with newspapers, Junk mail, magazines etc.
Not Included: Shiny paper, books
Preparation: Tie stacks of newspaper with string or bundle in brown paper grocery bags.
Magazines/Junk Paper - Single Stream Recycled @ No Charge
Includes: Magazines, catalogs, junk mail, office paper, envelopes, fax paper, sweepstakes forms, school paper, non-metallic wrapping paper, construction paper, color inserts, real estate books, and NCR paper.
Preparation: Deliver to the Transfer Station in loose form (no bags, boxes or strings). If material is collected in a bag or box, it must be emptied out into the container at the Transfer Station or put in a brown paper bag next to your bin for curbside pickup
Cardboard – Single Stream Recycled @ No Charge
Includes: Brown Cardboard - Double-walled cardboard shipping cartons, shoe boxes, pizza boxes, gift boxes, cereal boxes etc.
Not Included: Waxed cardboard,
Preparation: Flatten, stack and tie in large quantities.
Plastic – Single Stream Recycled @ No Charge
Includes: Symbols 1 & 2 PET/PETE Soda & mineral water bottles, ketchup bottles, peanut butter jars IIDPE: Milk & water jugs, detergent, bleach & shampoo bottles, plastic coated milk containers, etc.
Not Included: Styrofoam, Food Wrap, Toys, Recycling Symbols 3 through 7
Preparation: Check for number code. Remove and discard caps. Rinse clean. Labels & neck rings okay. Don’t crush.
Metal Cans – Single Stream Recycled - No Charge
Includes: Tin and aluminum cans and food wraps. Such as: soup and vegetable cans, pie plates and aluminum foil, etc.
Not Included: Scrap metal, toasters, pots, pans, hangers, aerosols
Preparation: Rinse clean
Glass – Single Stream Recycled @ No Charge
Includes: Clear, brown and green food and beverage containers, such as soda, juice and wine bottles, mayonnaise and jelly jars, etc.
Not Included: Drinking glass, light bulbs, ceramics, window glass, mirror glass
Preparation: Discard lids. Rinse clean. Labels and neck rings okay.
Phone Books – Recycled @ No Charge
Includes: Local SBC telephone books.
Not Included: other books, magazines, etc.
Preparation: Deliver to the Transfer Station.
Scrap Metal – Recycled @ No Charge
Includes: Light scrap metal, white goods, aluminum, copper, brass, tools, water tanks, pipes, aluminum siding, copper wire, faucets
Not Included: Propane tanks, oil based paint cans, heating oil, fuel oil and gasoline tanks
Preparation: Check with Transfer Center Operator
Waste Oil and Antifreeze Recycled @ No Charge
Only used crankcase oil, automatic transmission fluid or antifreeze
Not accepted (includes but is not limited to) hydraulic oil, cutting oil, gasoline, parts cleaner, solvents.
Preparation: Place in clean plastic or metal jug (do not use empty bleach containers) and see attendant for further instructions when dropping off at Transfer Station.
Batteries - Recycled @ No Charge
Includes: Car batteries, truck batteries, boat batteries, tractor batteries, motorcycle batteries.
Not Included: Flashlight batteries, hearing aid batteries, watch batteries
Preparation: Deliver to drop-off center or return to store where replacement battery was purchased.
Electronics - Recycled @ No Charge
Includes: Computers, Laptops, Servers, Keyboards, Monitors, Printers, Scanners, Copiers, Fax Machines, Electric Typewriters, Power Supplies, Chargers, Transformers, Power Strips, Circuit Breakers, CD and DVD Players, Radios, Stereo Equipment, Receivers, Amplifiers, LCD TVs, Plasma TVs, Telephones, Shredders, Circuit Boards, Hard Drives, Plastic Bodied Electric Power Tools, Plastic Bodied Electric Appliances, Cell Phones, Light Ballasts, Fluorescent Lights, NiMH Batteries and Li-ion Batteries.
Yard Waste Disposal @ No Charge
Includes: Foliage from trees, grass clippings, clean brush 4” in or less in diameter and 4’ or less in length
Preparation: Check with Transfer Station Operator
Bulky/Oversized Waste and Demolition Debris charged by the pound.
Under 200 lbs. = Charged a minimum charge of $5.00
Over 201 lbs. = Weighed and charged 4 cents per pound.
Appliances: $10 per Freon containing appliances.
Tires: Car Tires - $2
Larger Tires up to 17” - $5
Not Accepted: Large truck or tractor tires
20-Pound Propane Tanks: $1.00 each
No other propane or gas tanks accepted
Where are we located?
1 Service Road, Middlebury
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