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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.
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 holidays: 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.
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 (calendar year) 2012 stickers are valid through June 30, 2013.
1st Residential Sticker: $55.00 (effective 7/1/12)
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
Upholstered Furniture, Mattresses, Box Springs & Throw Rugs (Wall to wall & padding not accepted): $10.00
Other accepted items that will not fit in a 30 gallon Pay-As-You-Throw trash bag: one ticket punch Maximum five punches per $10 ticket
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.
- 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
- oil tanks (cut in half)
- air conditioners
- 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.
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