Transfer Station

Site Manager:  Bob Matuszkiewicz
Telephone:  860-349-8702

Address: Cherry Hill Road, near the RT 147 intersection.

Hours: 

Monday:    8:00 am to 7:45 pm
Thursday:  8:00 am to 7:45 pm
Saturday:   8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Holiday closures and rescheduled days are announced in the “Latest News & Announcements” on the main page, and on the calendar.

Advisory Board:  The Durham Middlefield Interlocal Agreement Advisory Board (DMIAAB)


Information

GUIDES:

EVERYTHING You Ever Wanted to Know About Your Transfer Station (FLYER).

GUIDE TO RECYCLING – “What’s In/What’s Out” – Paper, Metal, Glass, and Plastic

GUIDE TO RECYCLING – “What’s In/What’s Out”Cartons

GUIDE TO RECYCLING – “Can I Recycle It?” search tool, or, Get the APP via the Apple App Store or Google Play.

CONSTRUCTION and DEMOLITION Materials Management

FREE DISPOSAL LOCATIONS FOR:

Household Hazardous Waste

Shredding Confidential Paper

Drugs/Medications

Paint

Permits

RESIDENTS:

Permits are renewable annually on July 1st.

Permits are purchased at the DMIAAB Transfer Station.  The following is required:

      1. Annual fee of $50.
      2. Proof of Residency in Durham or Middlefield must be verified by a valid Drivers License.
      3. Automobile Registration must verify that the vehicle to which the transfer station permit is affixed is registered in Durham or Middlefield.

PRIVATE HAULERS:  See DMIAAB Document “Solid Waste Permitting for Private Haulers”

Composting Project

Help reduce waste by participating in the residential home Composting Project.  It’s estimated that household waste by weight is 25-40% compostable food waste!

What Can I Bring without a Fee?

Regular Household Garbage
Recyclable Paper (cardboard, newspaper, junk mail, books, phone books, etc):  See guide above for “What’s In/What’s Out.”
Recyclable Plastic (#1-7), Aluminum, Glass:  See guide above for “What’s In/What’s Out.”  Must be empty, clean, rinsed and open.  Can be mixed together.

Scrap metal:  Items must be drained of any oil or gasoline.  Place in designated area.
Electronics: Place in designated trailer.

Brush:  Up to 4″ in diameter and not longer than 8′ in length.
Leaves:  Must be emptied from bags in designated area.

Antifreeze, Motor Oil: Place in designated area.

Mattress & Box Spring:  Place in designated trailer.

What Can I Bring for a Fee?

Demolition Material – shingles, sheetrock, etc $0.07 per pound ($3 min)
Wood/Lumber – scrap, furniture, painted $0.07 per pound ($3 min)
Appliances – with Freon $10.00 each
Furniture – padded $10.00 each
Toilet $5.00 each
Sink $3.00 each
Tires (Passenger, Light Truck) $5.00 each

What Can’t I Bring?

No hazardous wastes, such as lead based paint, asbestos or pesticides can be brought to the facility.  These items can be disposed at the Household Hazardous Waste Collection.
No wood larger than 4″ in diameter.
No clean fill (rocks, concrete, dirt, etc.).
No paint  – Find free drop-off locations with the PaintCare program.    PaintCare brochure.

Town Offices Address

Town of Middlefield
393 Jackson Hill Rd
P.O. Box 179
Middlefield, CT 06455

860-349-7114

General Office Hours

Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
*OFFICE HOURS MAY VARY. PLEASE VERIFY WITH THE SPECIFIC OFFICE.

Emergency Information

Fire - Police - Medical --- Dial 911
Police / Resident State Troopers: 860-349-9685
State Police, Troop F, Westbrook: 860-399-2100
Animal Control: 860-349-1333