The City of Meriden operates and maintains a bulky waste Transfer Station. The Transfer Station is located on Evansville Avenue opposite the Meriden Markham Municipal Airport and immediately south of the Meriden Water Pollution Control Facility. For information on the Transfer Station not found below, call 203.630.4018.
The Department of Public Works wants to remind our residents that we do not collect leaves in the spring. Residents may drop these off at the Transfer Station during normal business hours shown below.
Monday 7:30 am to 11:30 am
Wednesday 10:30 am to 2:30 pm
First and Third Saturday 7:30 am to Noon
Air Conditioners - Freon is purged at no cost to the resident.
Brush - no longer than 4 feet and no diameter greater than 6 inches
Bulky Waste - furniture, mattresses, box spring, bureaus, tables, chairs, sofas, and carpeting
Lawn mowers, grass trimmers, snow blowers - MUST REMOVE ALL FLUIDS
Leaves - must be in paper bags. Leaves in plastic bags must be emptied and the plastic bag must be carried out.
Tires (without rims)
White Metal - appliances, bicycles
Electronic Waste - NO CHARGE
Computer cables and wires
Computer monitors (CRT and flat screen)
CPUs, notebook computers, laptop computers, towers, servers
Handheld computer devices
Printed circuit boards
Televisions (CRT and flat screen)
Video game systems
Small household electrical items
ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED
Auto and Truck parts
Clothing (Consider donating at one of the many private drop boxes located throughout the City)
Construction debris, roofing materials
Excavation materials (asphalt, rocks, fill)
Grass clippings (helpful tip)
Hazardous waste - asbestos, biomedical waste, oil based paints, toxics, fertilizers
Recycling (glass, plastic, cardboard, newspaper, etc)
Tree stumps, bush stumps, roots, root balls
Waste oil, gas, antifreeze
Wood (pressure and non pressure treated)
Transfer Station fees are per vehicle, per use, non-commercial vehicles only, payable at the Transfer Station. We accept cash and checks. Checks must have your current phone number printed on them. Leaves, brush, and electronic waste accepted from any non-commercial vehicle for no charge. Proof of residency is required.
Car / Minivan / SUV
Pickup Truck or trailer
The following "ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED" may be disposed of, among other places, at the following locations. Please contact them directly for more information including associated fees:
United Oil Recovery
415 Christian Lane
Berlin, CT 860-828-1162
(For CWPM information, CLICK HERE )
22 Burton Dr
231 Maple Ave
Cheshire, CT 06410
201 Church St
Yalesville, CT 06492
For additional information on the Transfer Station, try our FAQ page here.