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Recycling is free. The more you recycle the less trash you will generate and more you can save on orange bag purchases. Separate your recyclables at home ahead of time to reduce time and congestion when delivering your recycling to the Transfer Station. The Transfer Station sorts Recycling into two ways: (1) All paper products; and (2) Co-mingled Recycling which includes glass, plastics and metals. Please refer to the Transfer Station Brochure for more complete details.
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The Transfer Station, located at 386 Willie Hill Road in Wells, is open Tuesday – Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm and Saturday - 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. Closed on Holidays. Hours subject to change.
Residents are required to purchase a roll of Pay-As-You Throw bags. These bags are orange in color with the town seal imprinted on the side of the bag. Bags are available in 3 sizes:
Bags must be tied shut with nothing sticking out. Bags must then be brought to the Wells Transfer Station for proper disposal. An attendant can direct you to the appropriate area for trash disposal.
Large waste and bulky items that do not fit in the orange bags are subject to extra fees. An attendant must evaluate the item, determine a fee and receive payment prior to placing the item in the disposal area.
The bags are sold are various locations around town:
Aubuchon Hardware and Sherwin Williams in Wells. For Households and Businesses; Limit = 5 gallons per visit.