Transfer Station

Location:     1024 Buckley Hwy, Union, CT 06076

Hours:     Wed: 5 pm - 8 pm   and   Sat: 8 am - 4 pm

Public Works Phone:       (860) 684-4706

Fax:      (860) 684-8830

Director:      David D Eaton

Transfer Station Information:

If a holiday falls on Wednesday or Saturday, watch for date changes or closing.

A valid Transfer Station Permit must be affixed to the vehicle transporting the waste, preferably in LOWER LEFT corner of windshield. Permits are available in the Selectman's Office. See Selectman's Office under Departments for hours and contact information.

Scroll to bottom of page for Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Facility Information

***Please see the letter below for important single stream recycling information**



Items for Single Stream Recycling:      NO PLASTIC BAGS


Newspapers & magazines must be bundled, tied or bagged in paper bags only.

Cardboard (preferably flattened)

Cans, plastic & glass bottles

   No plates, bowls, vases, etc., (ceramics), window glass or light bulbs.


Car batteries

Car batteries are to be put in battery shed.


Motor oil, oil filters

Motor oil is to be poured into waste oil tank. Oil filters are to be drained & put into shed.



Antifreeze is to be poured into antifreeze tank.


Iron, steel (metals)



Refrigerators, air conditioners & freezers

All doors must be removed from refrigerators & freezers & put into refrigerator storage area.



Tires are to be put in tire building.  Tires may be left mounted on rims.


Solid Waste

Solid waste consists of household trash.  No magazines, books, newspapers, bottles, cans or recyclable plastic containers.


Bulky Waste

Bulky waste consists of lumber and/or wood scraps less than 48” long, shingles, wallboard scraps, carpeting & floor covering, plumbing fixtures (tubs, toilet, etc.), furniture, ashes, light bulbs, ceramics.




Brush only, less than 3” in diameter. (No lumber, painted or unpainted, or stumps)

No grass clippings or hay, leaves, or animal wastes (manure).


Deposited in container, lower level of the Transfer Station


Good usable clothing may be placed in the clothing collection box.

**There is a SWAP Shed available in the back of Transfer Station for usable items to be dropped off or taken by residents.

**There is also a drop off for returnable cans and bottles, collected by 8th grade students and returned for the refund, applied to their trip to Washington D.C.

Hazardous Materials must be brought to Mid-Northeast Chemical Waste Drop-off Facility

57 Hancock Rd, Willington, CT 06279, April-November, 8am-4pm, See Schedule below