Sanford DPW: Solid Waste, Recycling, and Composting
|Transfer Station Hours
|Tuesday - Friday 7:30 - 3 pm
Saturday 7:30 - 12:00 pm
SUNDAY & MONDAY CLOSED
|81 Rushton St
Sanford ME, 04073
*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 ResourcesCOMPOSTING 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!
Click to find out when your rubbish and recycling will be collected.
If the rules for disposing of waste/debris at the Sanford transfer station are violated, dumping privileges may be revoked.
Let us answer your Transfer Station and rubbish and recycling questions.
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.
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