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Town Departments > Solid Waste & Recycling Center > Transfer Station Information

Transfer Station Information



Items Accepted

Garbage – household solid waste (including bulky items)
Glass bottles – any color
Metal food cans, aluminum foil & foil pie plates
Rigid Plastics #1 - #7; also milk & juice cartons, juice boxes, 
Paper products i.e. newspaper, magazines, catalogs, junk mail & phone books 
Paperboard i.e. cereal boxes, tissue boxes, paper towel rolls 
Corrugated cardboard 
White office paper 
Construction & demolition debris – e.g. wallboard, tile; roofing, not paint cans, 1 ton limit per 
  project, must fit in roll-off can;
Scrap metal – large & small
Appliances with Freon – don’t cut the lines, we’ll have the Freon drained and recycled, doors 
  must be removed from refrigerators
Tires – 4 passenger tire limit, no large equipment or truck tires
Brush & chippable yard waste – 8 foot length max, 1 ton limit per project; no stumps
Leaves – without branches or other yard waste. No grass clippings!
Used motor oil – not mixed with other fluids, 5 gallon limit; see Hazardous Materials page
Fluorescent bulbs 
Computers, TVs, printers, consumer electronics – with circuit boards or CRTs
Rechargeable Batteries – not alkaline; see Hazardous Materials page
Textiles – Clothing, shoes, linens, curtains, etc. Ripped or stained OK, not heavily soiled 
Books, audio books, CDs, videos, sports memorabilia, LPs, software, computer games
Plastic Film – Please see Miscellaneous Items page for additional informaiton

What We Do Not Accept

Asbestos: Call East Shore Health at 203-481-4233 or check the DPH Asbestos web page
Car Batteries: Take to any place which sells them
Construction/Demolition Debris: If more than 1 ton, get a dumpster.
Grass Clippings: We can't take them, leave on lawn or mix into your home compost
Latex or Oil based Paint and Stains: See Hazardous Materials Section
Pesticides: See Hazardous Materials Section 
Propane Tanks: Take to any place which sells them
Stumps, Large Tree Sections, and Brush: If more than 1 ton, get a dumpster.

Blue Recycling Bins

Recycling bins are in stock and available for pickup at the Transfer Station! Secondary bins are available for those residents who produce large quantities of recyclables. 

Town Hall Address: 1019 Main Street, Branford, CT 06405 Phone: (203) 488-8394 Business Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday