Transfer Station Update

 flag free clip art | Use these free images for your websites, art ...The Transfer Station will be closed on Saturday, July 4, in observance of the holiday.

Regular hours will resume on Wedesday, July 8 at 5 p.m.

 

 

For the health and safety of all, please use your mask when going to the Transfer Station.

Face with Medical Mask Emoji ClipartThere are masks available at the Town Hall, sewn and donated by town residents. If you would like to request one, please call the Selectman’s Office at (860)684-3812.

 

 

ATTENTION RESIDENTS

DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC THE FOLLOWING RULES APPLY FOR THE USE OF THE TRANSFER STATION UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

  1. The swap shed will remain closed.

     

  2. Attendant will not assist with disposal of garbage.

     

  3. No one is to enter either one of the attendant’s sheds.

     

  4. No loitering.

     

  5. Please respect people’s space and keep a safe distance.

Thank you for your cooperation, if we all work together we will make this experience better for everyone.

Thank You,
Board of Selectmen
March 18, 2020
 

    UPDATE REGARDING HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION

MIDNEROC HHW OPENING PLAN

The MidNEROC HHW facility is planning on opening July 18 from 9-2.

1. Only one person is to be in the car.

2. They MUST wear a mask.

3. They MUST stay in the car with their windows up. They should hold their license up to the window. ( The license must reflect a member town. )

4. All waste MUST be in the trunk or rear compartment of the vehicle (NONE in passenger area). Your truck, hatch or tailgate should be unlocked or open.

5. No containers will be returned.

6. No aerosol  paint or empty aerosol containers will be accepted.  (pesticide aerosols will be accepted).

7. No oil or antifreeze will be accepted (take these to your transfer station). Tolland residents should take these to Bill's Automotive.

8. Fluorescent light bulbs and household rechargeable batteries should go to your transfer station if they accept them.

9. All materials should be in their original containers or clearly marked.

SCHEDULE FOR 2020 MIDNEROC HHW SEASON, 9am-2pm on the following dates:

July 18

August 1 & 15

September 19 (CLOSED LABOR DAY WEEKEND)

October 3 & 17

November 7

MidNEROC management will be available on open Saturdays from 8am-2pm at 860-965-1910 to answer any questions.

How to Prepare Materials:

  • Pack carefully in original containers only, sealed and labeled.
  • Do not mix materials.
  • Place carefully in the car, prevent tipping.
  • Drive carefully. Do not smoke while handling and transporting materials.

Limitations:

  • Up to 10 gallons liquid (1 gallon or less of each material) and 100 pounds dry material.
  • Bring proof of residency.
  • No commercial users.

Accepted Materials

From the House:

  • Drain Cleaners
  • Metal Polish
  • Dry Cleaning Fluids
  • Arts & Crafts Supplies
  • Aerosol Cans with Hazardous Waste Contents
  • Household Batteries
  • Oven Cleaners
  • Photo Chemicals
  • Floor Cleaners
  • Mercury Thermometers

From the Garage:

  • Fire Starters
  • Old Chemistry Kits
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Engine and Radiator Flushes
  • Contaminated Gasoline, Kerosene
  • Waxes & Polishes
     

    From the Workbench:

  • Rust Preventative
  • Wood Preservatives
  • Oil-based Paints
  • Paint Thinners
  • Solvents
  • Wood Strippers
  • Lead-based Paints
  • Degreasers
     

From the Yard/Garden:

  • Pesticides
  • Herbicides
  • Rodent Killers
  • Muriatic Acid
  • Pesticides or Herbicides with 2, 4, 5-T or Silvex
  • Cesspool Cleaners
  • Fertilizers
  • Insect Sprays
  • Pool Chemicals

Materials Not Accepted

  • Latex Paint
    • Latex paint can be dried out in its can and safely disposed of in the trash or given to someone to use.
  • Car Batteries, Used Motor Oil & Anti-freeze
    • Your town recycles these.  
  • Explosives, Fireworks, Ammunition
    • Contact the Tolland State Police barracks.  
  • Gas Cylinders - Refillable Type
    • Return to the company that distributed them.  
  • Wood Preservative containing Penta Chlorophenol
    • There is no known safe way of disposal.  
    • Store in leak-proof containers out of reach of children.  
  • Water Reactive Materials and Chemicals such as peroxides and metallic sodium
    • Contact your local fire marshal for proper disposal.  
  • Radioactive Materials
    • Contact Connecticut DEP at 424-3372.  
  • Biologically Active Material
    • Usually pathological matter.
    • Contact Conn. DEP Hazardous Waste Division at 424-3372.
  • Medication
    • Usually can be disposed of with trash.
    • Contact Conn. Dept. of Health Services at 566-3186.
  • Unknown Material
    • Contact Conn. DEP Waste Bureau at 424-3366.