Sanford DPW: Solid Waste, Recycling, and Composting

Transfer Station Hours Contact Info
Tuesday - Friday 7:30 - 3 pm
Saturday 7:30 - 12:00 pm
SUNDAY & MONDAY CLOSED
81 Rushton St
Sanford ME, 04073
207-324-9144
     
    *Please note that during snow/storm events, the Transfer Station may be CLOSED so personnel can treat the roads. It may also be closed the day after an overnight snow/storm event as personnel were responding throughout the night. Also see the announcements below concerning schedules around holidays as the Transfer Station is typically closed the day AFTER a Monday holiday.

THE TRANSFER STATION WILL BE CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2024 FROM 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM AND THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2024 (ALL DAY) FOR REQUIRED TRANING.

DUE TO THE MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY THE TRANSFER STATION WILL BE CLOSED ON TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2024.

THERE WILL BE NO CHANGES TO THE MSW AND RECYCLING SCHEDULE FOR THE MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY WEEK.

Reusable Resources

COMPOSTING CURBSIDE COLLECTION 
In partnership with the City of Sanford, Garbage to Garden is expanding curbside service to Sanford in April 2023. The City is providing a free bucket and free one month trial to the first 1,000 households to sign up, so pre-enroll today!

CURBSIDE COLLECTION

Click to find out when your rubbish and recycling will be collected.

DISPOSAL RESOURCES
If the rules for disposing of waste/debris at the Sanford transfer station are violated, dumping privileges may be revoked.

FAQ’s
Let us answer your Transfer Station and rubbish and recycling questions.

PAY-AS-YOU-THROW PROGRAM
Sanford's Pay-as-You-Throw MSW and Recycling Program is an integrative approach to solid waste handling.

RECYCLING DO'S AND DON'TS
ecomaine single-sort recycling lets you combine your paper, cardboard, glass, metal, and rigid plastic containers #1-7 (no Styrofoam, bags, or films, please) into one recycling container.

TRANSFER STATION FEES
A list of the items the Transfer Station takes that is associated with a fee.

 ORANGE PAYT BAGS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING STORES


Eldredge Lumber & Hardware


1787 Main St


207-490-6304


Hannaford


800 Main St


207-324-1554


Shaw’s Supermarket


1364 Main St


207-490-5309


Walmart Supercenter


1930 Main St


207-490-1988















Please Report any bag quality issues to WasteZero at 1-800-866-3954

If your bags are defective please call Sanford Public Works or bring them to the Public Works Department at 156 School St Sanford, ME to get replacement bags