Transfer Station

Department Overview

The Wells Transfer Station accepts solid waste and recycling materials from taxpayers and residents of the Town of Wells. The Transfer Station is set up to be funded primarily through user fees. The Town budgets for facility maintenance and for the employees to operate it.

Transfer Station Policy

All residents will be required to display a Wells Transfer Station sticker on their vehicle for any use of the Transfer Station.

Only trash and debris generated from within the Town of Wells will be accepted. Materials generated in neighboring towns will not be accepted. 

Hazardous Waste and Household Medical Sharps

The 2023 Household Hazardous Waste Day will take place on Saturday, September 30th, at the Kennebunk Public Services Department, located at 36 Sea Road, from 8am -1pm.  

On this day, you will be able to dispose of oil based paints, stains, thinners, strippers, anti-free, transmission fluid, poisons, insecticides, pesticides, hearing aid batteries, swimming pool chemicals and more. 

Please refer to the flyer below for a comprehensive list of items that are accepted and prohibited. 

Household Hazardous Waste Day Flyer

For proper Hazardous Waste Disposal procedures for all Maine residents outside of the scheduled Wells Town disposal date, visit the Maine Hazardous Waste page to learn more. 

For safe disposal of household medical sharps such as needles and syringes, please visit the Maine Medical Sharps page to learn more. 

Transfer Station Item and Fee Information

Pay-As -You -Throw Bag Purchase Sites

Bag Purchase LocationAddress in the Town of Wells
Aubuchon Hardware1165 Post Road
Hannaford Supermarket107 Wells Plaza
Meserve’s Market 
586 Quarry Road
Walgreens Wells1036 Post Road
Wells Town Hall208 Sanford Road
Wells Transfer Station386 Willie Hill Road