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.

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

* The Transfer Station will be closed during inclement weather.

ITEMS ACCEPTED

  • Air Conditioners
  • Batteries - No charge - Lead, acid, dry cell, Lithium Ion, nickel metal hydride (Ni-Mh). Silver Oxide batteries should be disposed of as household hazardous waste.
  • 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.
  • Mattresses - only in good condition. Please visit our webpage for acceptable and unacceptable items.
  • 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
  • Fluorescent ballasts - both PCB and non-PCB
  • Fluorescent bulbs - all types (straight, u-shaped, round CFL bulbs)
  • Handheld computer devices
  • HID lamps
  • 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

PAINT DISPOSAL

Paint can be disposed of a select drop off locations in Connecticut through the "Paint Care" program. Fees and locations can be found here: www.paintcare.org

 ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED

  • Auto and Truck parts
  • Automotive Batteries (Lead-Acid Batteries) consumers are required 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.  
  • 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

Trailer Dumps

$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:

Tradebe

136 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