Solid/Recycle Waste

                           Owls Head, South Thomaston and Thomaston
                         Cooperative Waste Transfer Station
                           
34 Buttermilk Lane, Thomaston, Maine

                  Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, 8 AM to 4 PM
                           Call 594-0748 for questions or winter storm closings

A current Blue sticker displayed is required in order to dump. 

Stickers are available for sale at the Town Office for $15.00 and are valid
from January 1, 2017 thru December 31, 2018.

The following are prices for certain items that the Coop is licensed to take:

WHITE METAL GOODS (Refrigerators, washers, dryers, gas or electric ranges etc.) $5.00 Refrigerators (doors must be removed from old style locking door style) and any other unit containing a compressor, i.e. air conditioners, water coolers, dehumidifiers $10.00

TIRES. Prices vary. Passenger tire, $3.00 up to tractor tire, $20.00 OFF ROAD TIRES $25 to $100 See attendant in T.V. storage area before unloading.

TELEVISIONS,MONITORS, CRTs etc. $10 and up depending on size. See attendant in long
truck body first.

USED MOTOR OIL- Area garages take straight used oil. Ask attendant for facility in your town.

FREE FOR RESIDENTAL USER------FREE FOR RESIDENTAL USER----- FREE FOR RESIDENTAL USER

Fluorescent tubes (all lengths, shapes and sizes) and CFLs (Compact Fluorescent Lamps) See attendant in operators building. Do not break and put in plastic bag. Broken bulbs require special handling. Call Maine DEP in Augusta or go to their web site for instructions.

Items with mercury- We are licensed to take household items that contain mercury or pcbs.  See Attendant.

All plastics with recyclable symbols 1 thru 7 embossed on the bottom. We cannot take plastic bags, food wrapping, bubble wrap or any other light weight “floating” plastic material.  Please return to stores or put in plastic barrels outside of the two single stream roll off containers

All colors of glass bottles but no glass bulbs, cooking pans, fish bowls, drinking glasses, outside light covers etc. These cannot-yet- be recycled.

Redeemable glass bottles and cans (must show embossing or label that says ME 5 cents -15cents) Please put these in plastic barrels outside of the single stream roll off containers. All of these go to the Knox County Humane Society.

PLEASE NOTE: The Coop cannot take any liquids into the hoppers. Please drain rainwater out at home.

All clean cardboard. Please collapse boxes and place in one of the 3 cardboard dumpsters

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