Transfer Station

The transfer station is for the residents of Durham and Middlefield. Located on Cherry Hill Road, at the intersection of Route 147. Site users are required to provide proof of residency and purchase a pass for $30.00 that must be affixed to windshield of vehicle brought to the facility.

Hours and Contact Information:

Bob Matuszkiewicz
Site Manager
P: 860-349-8702
Monday 8:00 am to 7:45 pm
Thursday 8:00 am to 7:45 pm
Saturday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Additional Resources:

Household Hazardous Waste Information
Everything you ever wanted to know about your Transfer Station (flyer).

Fee Schedule:

Demolition Materials: $0.07 per pound
Painted Wood: $0.07 per pound
Scrap Lumber: $0.07 per pound
Appliances With Freon: $10.00 each
Tires (Standard Only): $5.00 each
Padded Furniture: $10.00 each
Mattress/Box spring: $10.00 each
Toilets: $5.00 each
Sinks: $3.00 each

Station Permit

In order to purchase an annual DMIAAB Transfer Station Permit the following is required:
1. Proof of Residency in Durham or Middlefield must be verified by a valid Drivers License
2. Automobile Registration must verify that the vehicle to which the transfer station permit is affixed is registered in Durham or Middlefield
3. All Transfer Station Permits Expire July 1st
What can I Bring?

Regular Household Garbage: all paper (newspaper, cardboard,office paper), bottle and cans including plastics #1 – #7 without additional fees.
Electronics Recycling: No Fee
Brush: up to 4″ in diameter and not longer than 8′ in length.
Leaves: must be emptied from bags in designated area.
Scrap metal: items must be drained of any oil or gasoline

What Shouldn’t I Bring?

No hazardous wastes such as lead based paint, asbestos or pesticides should be brought to the facility.
These items may be disposed of at Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days set up in the area throughout the late spring and summer.
No wood larger than 4″ in diameter may be disposed of at the facility.
No clean fill (rocks, concrete, dirt etc.) can be disposed of at the site

Town Offices Address

Town of Middlefield
393 Jackson Hill Rd
P.O. Box 179
Middlefield, CT. 06455

General Office Hours

Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Individual office hours may vary.

Emergency Information

Fire - Police – Medical Dial 911
Middlefield Police Department: 860-349-9685
Troop F Westbrook: 860-399-2100
Animal Control: 860-349-1333