Transfer Station

Voluntown/Sterling Transfer Station

Location  514 Brown Road, Voluntown, CT 06384
Phone  860- 564-7750

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Hours

In the event of inclement weather, please listen to your local radio station for closings.
May 1st through September 30th
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday,  7:00 AM – 2:45 PM
Thursday,  11:00 AM- 6:45 PM

October 1st through April 30th
Wednesday through Saturday,  7:00 AM- 2:45 PM

Pay Per Bag System

For residents and businesses using the Transfer Station, household trash (municipal solid Waste-MSW) is to be placed in specially marked bags. These bags are available at the Transfer Station in multiples of five at a cost of $7.50/$10.00 per bundle. Only household trash is required to be placed in these bags. Items that are to be recycled should be separated and placed in the proper containers.

Bulky Waste

Bulky waste is scrap wood, large furniture, sheetrock, and other large items. These items can be disposed of in the bulky waste container. *Please refer to the fee schedule for charges.

Recyclable Items(NO CHARGE)

Aerosol Cans  Must be empty, put with scrap metal
Cardboard  All cardboard including food boxes (cereal, milk cartons) place in the compactor
Egg Cartons  If cardboard, place with newspaper, if Styrofoam, discard with household trash (MSW)
Glass Containers Place in container marked for glass.
Junk mail, catalogs, magazines, envelopes, fax paper, white & colored paper
Newspapers
May be placed ín brown bags for ease of handling
Metal food cans  This includes metal caps from glass jars
Plastic containers Clear #1, colored #2. lf possible, please crush and/or compact
Scrap metal  All scrap metal  accepted
Used motor oil must be placed ín the proper storage container

The following items are not accepted at the Transfer Station:
Leaves
Gasoline
Propane Tanks
Hazardous Materials
Anti-Freeze

(THIS IS A NON-SMOKING FACILITY/SHOES MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES.)
THESE RULES ARE IN PLACE FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR RESIDENTS’ PER ORDER OF THE TRANSFER STATION COMMISSION.  VIOLATORS’ COULD HAVE THEIR PERMITS REVOKED.

Fee Schedule Effective 10/01/18-9/30/19

Yearly Permit Fee $40.00
Second Permit for Same Household or Replacement Fee  $10.00

PLEASE NOTE: STICKERS MUST BE PLACED ON THE VEHICLE WHERE THEY WILL BE VISIBLE-TO THE TRANFER STATION OPERATOR..

Full Size Pick-up $25.00
Compact Pick-up $20.00
Trailer                    $25.00

Shingles and/or sheetrock will be classified as a full load.

*ANY LARGE ITEM THAT REQUIRES COMPACTION MAY BE CHARGED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE TRANSFER STATION OPERATOR.

There will be a $5.00 charge for the following items
Mattress, Box Spring
Washer ,Dryer
Stove, Couch/Sofa
Chair/Recliner

There will be a $10.00 charge for the following items
Refrigerators, Freezers
Air Conditioners, Dehumidifiers

There will be a $2.00 charge for Automobile Tires (Car & light truck tires only; tires must
be off the rim).

All materials brought to the Voluntown/Sterling Transfer Station MUST come from the permit holder’s property. Violators will have their permits revoked.

*ALL VEHICLES ARE TO STAY TO THE  OF THE YELLOW LINES
*ALL VEHICLES WITH BULKY WASTE ARE TO STOP AT THE OFFICE FIRST
*DO NOT ENTER THE DUMPSTERS*PLEASE DO NOT THROW GLASS IN CONTAINER, SLIDE DOWN THE RAMP

Free Electronics Recycling for Voluntown & Sterling Residents

Residents may, free of charge, bring their unwanted electronics to the Voluntown/Sterling Transfer Station located at 514 Brown Rd in Voluntown, CT. Hours are Wednesday through Saturday, from 7:00am-2:45pm. Reminder: May – September,  Thursday hours change to 11:00am-6:45pm.

All electronic equipment is safely packaged by Take 2 and transported to their facility for responsible and secure recycling.

What is and isn’t accepted?

Accepted materials include, but are not limited to: computers, laptops, fax machines, monitors, TVs, cell phones, tablets, video games, game consoles, VCR/DVD machines, remotes, keyboards, computer mice, modems, small appliances, and stereo equipment.

Unaccepted materials include: smoke detectors, ballasts, propane tanks, pain, household hazardous waste, and appliances containing freon- air conditioners, refrigerators, and dehumidifiers. 

About Take 2 INC

Take 2 Inc is a Waterbury based electronics recycler. Take 2 is approved by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection as a Covered Electronics Recycler in conjunction with the Connecticut’s Electronics Recycling Law, RCSA 22a-638-1.

Residents may also, free of charge, bring their unwanted electronics to Take 2’s facility located at 567 South Leonard Street, Building One, Waterbury, CT. Hours are Monday through Friday, from 7:00am-3:30pm and Saturdays, from 8:00-noon. Additionally, residents may bring their electronics to any of Take 2 Inc’s electronics recycling events. For a listing of upcoming events go to: www.ewaste-recycle-ct.com. For your convenience at events and at Take 2’s facility, Take 2 employees will unload electronics from your vehicle for you.

For questions and more information

Email: Info@Take2recycle.com      Phone: 1-800-209-9322    Website: Take2Recycle.com

VOLUNTOWN/STERLING TRANSFER STATION COMMISSION (APPOINTED)

John Gileau, Appointed by Voluntown
Geoff Cooper,  Appointed by Sterling
John Firlik, Appointed by Sterling

Fred Parker, Alternate Appointed by Sterling
Neil Cook Appointed by Sterling
Deborah Fletcher, Appointed by Voluntown

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