Transfer Station
Transfer Station, Recycling Center,
and Toxic Waste Disposal


Transfer Station & Recycling Center
MID-NEROC Toxic Waste Center
Transfer Station Facility Map

Transfer Station and Recycling Center
Willington Residents Only
open 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays

Waste Disposal
Household Waste
  • household trash
Bulk Waste
  • construction materials
  • furniture
  • appliances
  • mattresses
  • NO TIRES (automotive, bicycle, wagon, gas grill, lawnmower, etc)
Scrap Metal
  • grills (remove tires)
  • lawn mowers (remove tires)
  • metal desks
  • metal fencing
  • hot water heaters
  • automotive parts
  • metal plumbing
Automotive Waste
  • automotive oil
  • anti-freeze
  • car batteries
  • Tires less than 24 inches (per tire disposal fee)
(per unit fee)
  • refrigerators
  • freezers
  • air conditioners
  • dehumidifiers
Swap Shed

Shed contains items which may be of use to others such as furniture, books, toys, etc.  Feel free to take any items you need (no charge).  Please do not deposit broken items as these are never taken.  All electrical items needing repair (TVs, VCR, stereos,...) go straight into bulk waste.  Check with an attendant if you are unsure.

Newspaper/Magazine Shed
Must be flattened and bundled or bagged.
  • newspapers
  • magazines
  • envelopes (NO cellophane windows)
  • office paper
  • household cardboard boxes (cereal, paper towel tubes, etc)
  • NO paper towels, tissues, napkins, paper clips, staples, wax coated cardboard
Corrugated Cardboard
  • CLEAN packing boxes (flattened)
  • NO PIZZA boxes (put in household waste)
Must be cleaned!
  • PLASTICS - 1 & 2 symbols only
  • GLASS - bottles and jars (NO window glass, drinking glasses, crystal, light bulbs)
  • CANS - metal food containers (non-deposit)
  • CARTONS - juice, milk, beverage cartons
MID-NEROC Toxic Waste Disposal
open to residents of Ashford, Columbia, Tolland, Willington, (and more)
open 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. on 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month 
mid-April to mid-November


Accepted Items
(no fees)

  • oil based paints
  • thinners
  • pesticides
  • fertilizers
  • cleaners
Rejected Items
(dispose at transfer station)

  • automotive oil
  • anti-freeze
  • latex paint (let dry then take to transfer station)