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Transfer Station

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 MERIDEN TRANSFER STATION WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014, DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER.

 

HOURS

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

 

ITEMS ACCEPTED

 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

Answering machines
Cameras
Cell phones
Computer cables and wires
Computer keyboards
Computer mice
Computer monitors (CRT and flat screen)
Copiers
CPUs, notebook computers, laptop computers, towers, servers
Disk drives
DVD players
Fax machines
Handheld computer devices
MP3 players
Printed circuit boards
Printers
Projectors
Radios
Satellite descramblers/receivers
Scanners
Stereos
Tape recorders
Telephone systems
Televisions (CRT and flat screen)
VCR players
Video cameras
Video game systems

Miscellaneous:


Blenders
Blow dryers
Coffee makers
Microwaves
Small household electrical items
Toasters

  

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)

Explosives, ammunition

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) 

 

 A Resident's Management Guide For Those Not-So-Common Household Items

 

FEE SCHEDULE

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.

 

Vehicle

Cost

Car / Minivan / SUV

$20.00

Pickup Truck or trailer

$40.00

Large Truck

$80.00

 

 
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

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:

Waste Oil:

United Oil Recovery

Gracey Ave

Meriden, CT

203-238-6745

 

Construction Debris:

CWPM

415 Christian Lane

Berlin, CT 860-828-1162

(For CWPM information, CLICK HERE )

 

CCRT

22 Burton Dr

Cheshire, CT

203-272-4039

 

Propane Tanks:

Hines Hardware

231 Maple Ave

Cheshire, CT 06410

 

Gas Works

201 Church St

Route 68

Yalesville, CT 06492

 

 

For additional information on the Transfer Station, try our FAQ page here.