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Timothy C. Polky, Assistant Town Manager
Address: 176 Wallston Road, Tenants Harbor
Hours of Operation and Holiday Schedule
The facility is closed on government holidays. Following a holiday, normal business hours apply.
Scope of Services
The Transfer Station provides for safe and efficient disposal of household waste, garden waste, hazardous materials, demolition debris, recyclables and composting.
Transfer Station stickers are available at the Town Office at no charge. Stickers must be displayed on the lower front passenger's side of vehicle windshield where it will be visible to the attendant. Please remove all old dump stickers to avoid confusion. If you sell or trade your vehicle please remove the sticker. This will prevent use by non-residents, thereby saving your tax dollars.
Space at the facility is leased to a private second-hand shop operator.
Composting Starts at Home!
From St. George Days, we were able to compost about 6 cubic
yards of food waste with an estimated weight of 1 ton. By not
sending this material to the landfill, the town realized a savings of $100.
As The Transfer Station continues to improve its handling and treatment of our solid waste, the community is being asked to increase its participation in recycling and actively support our newest initiative – composting.
The Transfer Station has created a 30’x30’ composting pad and a convenient self-service compost dropoff bin. By composting such items as grass clippings, leaves and specified food scraps (greens and fruit are wanted, but not meats, oil, dairy, fish or shellfish shells) the community can reduce its overall Transfer Station costs. Also, compost can be sold to bring in additional revenue. This results in a “win” for the environment and a “win” for St. George by saving tax dollars.
For households that already have their own compost bins, we thank you! For those who are thinking about composting at home, we have provided a Composting Pamphlet and some good informational website links on the right side of this page. In addition, the Transfer Station is now selling:
Filled bags can be dropped off at the Transfer Station Compost Bin (located near the waste drop off area) or used in your home compost.
The following link contains a list of Acceptable and Not Acceptable Products for
The Transfer Station has expanded its capabilities and is now able to accept wet cardboard and waxed cardboard. These items will then be shredded and mixed in with the other composting materials. This will have a significant effect on reducing our solid waste.
Please stop by the Transfer Station to see our "new pad", to conveniently purchase your home composting supplies or to drop off your compost material.
The Solid Waste and Recycling Committee consists of five voting members with staggered three-year terms. Two alternate members are appointed for one year terms.
The Solid Waste and Recycling Committee is a standing committee and shall perform such duties as defined by Town Charter and any applicable ordinances.
The Recycling and Solid Waste Committee shall develop and maintain an effective recycling program and shall advise on all phases of the municipal solid waste operation. The Chair shall submit to the Municipal Officers by January 15th of each year a written report of the previous year's activities; the same report to be included in the annual Town Report.
Documents & Ordinances
Visit the Documents page to view the following:
Websites of Interest
Items for Sale
St. George Recycle Bin $5
Food Scrap Bucket & Bags $15
BioBags Only ($5 for 25 bags)
Backyard Composter $40