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.


IN OBSERVANCE OF PRESIDENTS DAY THE TRANSFER STATION WILL BE CLOSED ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2024. 

2024 SANFORD PUBLIC WORKS - HOLIDAY RUBBISH/RECYCLING PICK-UP SCHEDULE

2024 SANFORD TRANSFER STATION - HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

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