Transfer Station

Phone:
(860) 824-5819
Fax:
100 Route 63
Falls Village
,
CT
06031
Hours of Operation
Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday 8-3

About

The Transfer Station sticker fee is included in property tax bills. Stickers are valid July 1-
June 30.

All vehicles must have a current sticker displayed. Stickers are available at the Transfer Station.  

The Transfer Station accepts materials such as garbage, recycling, household, yard, and bulky waste from Falls Village residents and registered haulers. The collected materials are  prepared for transport to plants and recycling centers. Each spring, we host Household Hazardous Waste Day. 

transferstation@canaanfallsvillage.org



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Transfer Station Guidelines
Town of Canaan 
TRANSFER STATION GUIDELINES

SOME ITEMS HAVE A DISPOSAL FEE, SEE FEE SCHEDULE

HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE: Sticker fee covers disposal of regular household garbage. Excessive amounts of garbage are subject to additional fees or refusal. Garbage bags may be inspected by transfer station employees to make sure recyclables are separated from garbage. No hazardous waste including chemicals, gasoline, paint, spray paint, herbicides or pesticides. 

RECYCLING: Recycling is state mandated. Cans, glass, plastic (with recycling symbol), paper and cardboard place in the recycling room. NOT RECYCLABLE: plastic hangers, black plastic, ceramics, dishes, drinking glasses, toothbrushes, straws, styrofoam, paper cups or plates, plastic utensils, auto or pool chemical containers.

PAINT: Dry paint or empty cans may be placed in the garbage. See PaintCare sign for acceptable paint for recycling and leave cans with attendant.

MATTRESSES: Clean and dry mattresses and box springs are accepted for recycling. Wet or dirty must go to bulky waste. See attendant.

BRUSH: Must be no larger than 3” in diameter. All loads need to be inspected.

LEAVES: Leaves are accepted for composting but must not contain grass clippings, other yard waste or food. No bags.

BATTERIES: Auto batteries may be placed in the building next to the waste oil. Alkaline and rechargeable batteries go in the recycling room in the marked collection container. 

WASTE OIL:  5 gallons or less, see attendant for disposal. NO GAS, ANTIFREEZE OR BRAKE CLEANER. Filters and empty containers go in the garbage. 

TIRES: Car and light truck tires are accepted for recycling.

SCRAP METAL: Lawn mowers (no gas, oil or tires), stoves, dishwashers, washers, dryers, and other items at least 50% metal may be placed in the metal container. 

FREON APPLIANCES: Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, water coolers (commercial size appliances not accepted). See attendant. 

ELECTRONICS: Computers, monitors, printers, televisions, cell phones, stereo equipment, dvd players and all other electronic devices may be left on the table next to the recycling room. 

FLUORESCENT BULBS: Tubes and bulbs go in the recycling room in the marked containers.

BULKY WASTE: Furniture, construction and demolition see attendant and fee schedule for details. MAXIMUM OF 6 YARDS PER HOUSEHOLD PER YEAR. 
Recyclable Items
Connecticut law requires that you recycle, with single stream recycling all paper, plastic, metal and glass containers can be placed in one container in the recycling room.

We also recycle:
  • All types of batteries
  • Fluorescent lamps
  • Clothing and textiles
  • Books
  • Electronics (including computers, monitors, printers, telephones, etc.)
  • Metal
  • Pallets
  • Waste oil
  • Propane tanks- 20lb. tanks in good condition only
  • Auto batteries
  • Paint
  • Brush
  • Leaf composting
  • Mattresses
  • Large appliances
  • Tires
  • Cell phones
  • Ink cartridges

Worn American Flags can be dropped off at the Canaan VFW drop box. Flags will be properly retired with honor and respect. 

Clean plastic bags and wrap can be dropped off at Stop & Shop and other retailer stores.
Fee Schedule
Town of Canaan Transfer Station Fees

Sticker Fee $60*
Senior (65+) Sticker Fee $30
Extra Sticker $5

*Sticker fee covers disposal of regular household garbage ONLY. Excessive amounts of garbage are subject to additional fees or refusal.

Mattress or Box Spring: Clean and dry No Fee
Mattress or Box Spring: Wet or dirty $20 each
Sofas $15 each
Chairs $10 each
Carpet/Rug $10 each
Appliances with Freon $10 each (refrigerator and freezer doors must  be removed)
Pallets $5 each
Tires Car/motorcycle $5 each
Light truck $10 each

Demolition Materials:*
Full size truck load $50 per load  (No side boards, level load)
Small size truck load $30 per load  (No side boards, level load)
30 gal container $5 each
All other loads measured by the yard $25/yard

*No side boards, level load
*No large dump trailers
*All recycling and garbage must be separated from bulky waste
* Maximum of 6 yards per household per year.
* More than one pickup load of demolition material will require proof of a building permit.

                      CASH OR CHECK ONLY
       ALL FEES MUST BE PAID BEFORE DISPOSAL

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Tracey Wilson
Coordinator
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Peter Roussis
Primary Attendant
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Demetri Ouellette
Assistant Attendant
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