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Transfer Station

Transfer Station Stickers - Strict enforcement has been implemented. Anyone who does not have a Transfer Station sticker will have one week from today to obtain a sticker from the Town Hall. Starting Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - no Transfer Station Sticker on your vehicle you will not be allowed to use the Transfer Station.  To obtain a Transfer Station Sticker you must come to the Town Hall during regular Town Clerk hours.  You will need to bring in your vehicle registration and proof of residency for Shapleigh.  


Summer Hours (May 1 - September 30th): Tuesday, Thursday (9:00 am - 4:00 pm) Sunday and Saturday (8:00 am - 4:00 pm) 

Winter Hours (October 1 - April 30th
): Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

For Policy and Disposal Fees - Click HERE

For our recycling center here are some guidelines of what is allowed. We would like to limit what are called "contaminated loads" which will end up in a landfill instead.

What can go in your bin - DO RECYCLE:

  • Paper, including but not limited to:
    • All clean cardboard, paperboard and pizza boxes
    • Newspapers, advertising inserts and mail
    • Magazines, catalogs, phone books, hard cover books
    • Clean paper plates (not soaked or caked with food or oils)
    • Wrapping paper that can rip
    • Milk & juice cartons (it helps to remove caps, but isn't necessary)
    • Drink boxes and other aseptic containers (such as nut milk boxes)
    • Shredded paper (contained in a clear plastic bag)
  • Plastic rigid containers marked with a #1 - #7 (except Styrofoam, bags & films), including but not limited to:
    • Water bottles and salad containers
    • Milk jugs
    • Detergent bottles
    • Yogurt containers
    • Takeout food containers (not styrofoam)
  • Metal containers, including but not limited to:
    • Tin cans
    • Aerosol cans, such as shaving cream and hair spray (completely emptied)
    • Aluminum cans, tins, and foil (not caked with food residue)
    • Pots and pans
  • Glass, including:
    • All glass bottles & jars

All above containers should be empty, but not perfectly clean. A light rinse will do.

Things that can't go in the bin, include:

For more information please visit ecoMaine.