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Operating Hours:
    Transfer Station
  • Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday
    8:00 - 4:00pm
    Phone: (802) 379-1470

    Yearly Holiday Hours


pownal transfer station

Transfer Station Address:

645 Maple Grove Road
Pownal, VT 05201



Rules and Regulations


  1. METAL DUMPSTER IS LOCATED RIGHT OF THE NEW OIL SHED (SHIPPING CONTAINER). WE ASK THAT FABRICS AND PLASTICS BE REMOVE FROM ITEMS PLACED IN ITEMS TO BE PLACED IN DUMPSTER. PERMIT HOLDERS MAY, IF THEY WISH, THROW METAL INTO DUMPSTER. IF THEY FEEL THAT THEY CAN’’T OR DON’T WANT TO THROW ITEMS INTO THE METAL DUMPSTER, SIMPLY PLACE OF GROUND BESIDE DUMPSTER.
  2. BRUSH IS LIMITED TO 4 INCHES IN DIAMETER AND 8 FEET IN LENGTH. ANY WOOD PIECES OVER 4 INCHES WILL BE ACCEPTED UP TO 12 INCHES IN DIAMETER TRIMMED OF ALL BRANCHES WITH 16 INCH MINNIMUM AND 36 INCH MAXIMUM AND WILL BE PLACED IN A SEPARATE AREA TO THE LEFT OF THE BRUSH PILE. CLEAN LUMBER (NO PLYWOOD) CAN BE PLACED THERE ALSO. THIS CAN BE USED BY ANY PERMIT HOLDER FOR FIREWOOD FREE OF CHARGE.
  3. BRUSH IS TO BE DROPED OFF IN FIELD WEST OF P.T.S. OFFICE AND WILL BE CHARGED AT THE RATE OF $2.00 PER HEAPING PICKUP LOAD, TRAILERS AND OTHER TRUCK LOADS WILL BE PRO-RATED BASED ON A PICKUP LOAD.
  4. PLEASE PLACE ELECTRONICS ON THE CONCRETE PAD AT THE REAR OF THE TIPPING SHED. DO NOT PLACE ANYTHING INTO CARDBOARD GAYLORDS, P.T.S. STAFF NEEDS TO SORT OUT THE DIFFERENT CATAGORIES OF ELECTRONICS AND PLACE THEM IN THE APPROPRIATE BINS.
  5. ANY UPOLSTERED ITEMS, CUSHIONS, CHAIRS, COUCHES AND SUCH, SHOULD BE PLACED IN THE INSIDE C&D DUMPSTER #3. MATRESSES AND FIBERGLASS INSULATION SHOULD ALSO BE PLACED IN THIS CONTAINER.
  6. USED MOTOR OIL IS TO BE DISPOSED OF AT THE FRONT OF NEW STORAGE CONTAINER-IN FRONTOF LEFT DOOR, NOTHING IS TO BE PLACED BY THE OLD OIL TANK LOCATED AT THE END OF THE TIPPING SHED. P.T.S. DOES NOT ACCEPT ANTIFREEZE—THAT MAY BE DISPOSED OF AT ONE OF THE HAZARDOUS COLLECTION DAYS.
  7. REGULAR DRY CELL BATTERIES, HEARING AID AND RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES UP TO 4.5 LBS ARE TO BE HANDED IN AT OFFICE- FREE OF CHARGE. RECHARGABLE BATTERIES OVER 4.5 LB., LEAD WET CELL, AND JUMPER BATTERIES ARE FREE AND WILL GO TO BATTERY STORAGE IN SHED IN FRONT OF OFFICE.
  8. EMPTY DRY PAINT CANS WITH LIDS OFF ARE TO BE DISPOSED OF AS METAL OR PLASTIC RECYCLE
  9. DO NOT BRING ANY PAINT STRIPPERS, PAINT, GASOLINE, OR ANTIFREEZE, ONTO PREMISES
  10. THESE ITEMS ARE TO BE DISPOSED OF ON HAZARRDOUS DAY COLLECTIONS OFF SITE ANYONE FOUND TO BE PLACING ANY HAZARDOUS ITEMS ON P.T.S. PROPERTY MAY HAVE PERMIT REVOKED.
  11. 20 LB. AND LARGER PROPANE CYLINDERS ARE ACCEPTED FREE IF VALVE IS REMOVED. IF VALVE IS ATTACHED THERE WILL BE A $5.00 CHARGE.
  12. FREE DUMP DAY IS LIMITED TO ONE PICKUP 8’ TRUCKLOAD ONLY. LIMITS OF WHAT MAY BE BROUGHT IN TO THE TRANSFER STATION ARE AVAILABLE AT THE TRANSFER STATION.
  13. Starting July 6st we will accept fluorescent bulbs and tubes up to 8’ along with any mercury containing device such as thermostats and switches
  14. DO NOT ENTER AREA ON NORTH EAST CORNEROF PROPERTY
  15. PLEASE READ SIGNS ON SWAP SHOP AND AT THE ELECTRONIC RECYCLING ABOUT WHAT IS PROHIBITED
  16. PERMIT APPLICATIONS MUST BE SIGNED BY APPLICANT AT THE TRANSFER STATION




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