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DPW - Transfer Station


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TRANSFER STATION WEBCAM: The Town of Sandwich has placed a webcam at the Transfer Station to allow residents to see if there is a waiting line at the access road. The webcam image is updated every minute. Click "refresh" for current image.

Transfer Station Manager:
Gary Gray

Transfer Station Foreman:
Robert Tokarz

HOURS OF OPERATION:

The Town of Sandwich Transfer Station is located at 500 Route 130.

The facility is open to residents on Wednesdays (8 a.m. – 8 p.m.) and Thursdays through Sundays (8 a.m. – 4 p.m.).

The Transfer Station is closed every Monday & Tuesday, and on the following days: New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Questions concerning the Transfer Station may be directed to the Department of Public Works, (508) 833-8002.

FEES:
CAR REGISTRATION OR PROOF OF RESIDENCY IS REQUIRED TO OBTAIN A STICKER.

Residents must purchase a sticker to use the Transfer Station. Stickers are sold at the Tax Collector’s Office, Town Hall Annex, 145 Main Street, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Questions pertaining to stickers sales should be directed to the Tax Collector’s Office, (508) 833-8012.

Stickers and pricing will now be valid from July 1st through June 30th each year. The current stickers are valid through June 30, 2016.

Sticker Fees

1st Residential Sticker: $60.00 (effective 7/1/15-6/30/16)
2nd or 3rd Sticker (must be from same household): $10.00
Commercial Sticker: $150.00

Non-Routine User Fee Tickets (Per-Item)

Cathode Ray Tube (TV & monitors) $10.00

Chlorofluorocarbon appliances (Freon) $10.00

Bulky Items:

Upholstered Furniture, Mattresses, Box Springs & Throw Rugs (Wall to wall & padding not accepted): $10.00

Empty propane tanks (Tanks larger than 20lbs are not accepted): $10.00

Rimless tires (Passenger vehicles and light-duty trucks ONLY, other types not accepted): $10.00

One Trip Transfer Station Pass

Household trash in Pay-As-You-Throw bags and everyday household recyclables ONLY: $10.00

Available At Local Retailers Call For Availability
Pay-As-You-Throw Trash Bags (Package of 5)


30 gallon: $6.00
15 gallon: $3.00
8 gallon: $1.25

TRANSFER STATION RULES:

- Stickers must be affixed to the lower left corner of the vehicle windshield.
- Stickers numbers must match vehicle registration numbers.
- All loads must be adequately covered and all waste must be bagged and/or bundled.
- All waste must be of Sandwich origin.
- Residents using this facility do so at their own risk.

Accepted Items:
- everyday household waste from a single household
- recyclables (i.e., glass, cans, newspaper & cardboard)
- appliances (i.e., washers, dryers, stoves, freezers & refrigerators)
- yard waste (i.e., leaves and lawn trimmings)
- all furniture
- bedding
- rugs
- oil tanks (cut in half)
- air conditioners

Prohibited Items:
- Oil-based paint or hazardous waste*
- Brush and demolition material


*Periodic collection days for household hazardous waste products occur annually during the Summer/Fall months. Contact the DPW at (508) 833-8002 for information on locations, dates and times.

Click HERE for more information about household hazardous products & recycling from the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension.