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.
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
* The Transfer Station will be closed during inclement weather.
Non-Rechargeable Household Batteries (Alkaline and Zinc Carbon Batteries)
can be disposed of with your household trash and will not be accepted at
the transfer station.
Lithium Ion and Nickel metal hydride (Ni-Mh) batteries may be dropped off
at the transfer station for disposal at no cost. Examples of these
batteries include: cell phones, laptops, power tools, and miscellaneous
Silver Oxide batteries should be disposed of as household hazardous waste.
*Automotive Batteries (Lead-Acid Batteries)* requires consumers to return
their lead-acid auto batteries, motorcycles, etc. for recycling, and
requires retailers of these batteries to accept a used battery for each
battery they sell.
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
Fluorescent ballasts - both PCB and non-PCB
Fluorescent bulbs - all types (straight, u-shaped, rounnd CFL bulbs
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
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:
136 Gracey Ave
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.