Transfer Station Division

Hanover Transfer Station

The Transfer Station Division operates the Town's waste transfer and recycling operations.  The division's goal is to offer a cost effective means of handling the Town's solid waste needs.  The division sends roughly 4,700 tons of waste per year to the SEMASS waste to energy facility and sends 1,700 tons of recyclables to various vendors.

The transfer station division operates with a staff of three full-time employees and two part-time employees.

Hours of Operation

  • Transfer Station
    The Transfer Station is open Friday through Tuesday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (closed Wednesday and Thursday).
  • Ames Way Brush and Compost Pile
    The compost pile is available Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

Transfer Station Rules and Regulations

Fee Schedule


Normal Residential/Household Refuse

Under 500 lbs/week: No Charge, Over 500 lbs/week: $120.00/Ton

Residential Construction and Demolition Refuse (C&D)

Under 250 lbs/week: No Charge, Over 250 lbs/week: $120.00/Ton

Weighing Charge

$5.00 Fee

Upholstered Chairs

$10.00 Each

Upholstered Sofas

$15.00 Each

Sectional Sofas

$10.00 Per Section


$15.00 Each

Truck: $20.00 Each, Auto on Rim: $3.00 Each, Auto off Rim: $2.00 Each

Stoves, Washers, Dryers, Water Heaters, Dishwashers, Trash Compactors

$10.00 Each

Refrigerators, Freezers, Air Conditioners, Dehumidifiers, Water Coolers

$15.00 Each
Microwave Ovens$10.00 Each


1" - 30” Screen (Measured Diagonally): $10.00 Each

31" - 60” Screen (Measured Diagonally): $20.00 Each
> 60” Screen (Measured Diagonally): $30.00 Each

Fluorescent Fixtures/Bulbs

$1.00 Each

Vehicle Batteries

$1.00 Each

Propane Tanks

$1.00-$20.00 Each

Water Heater, Furnace, Tanks (Assorted)

See Foreman

Fire Extinguishers

$5 Each

Transfer Station History

Recycling and Hazardous Waste Day Links