Transfer Station / Recycling Center
The Transfer Station is a processing site where Trumbull, Monroe, and Easton residents can bring their local waste and recycling items. Waste is temporarily collected before it is transported to disposal in an incinerator, landfill, hazardous waste, or recycling facility.
Hours of Operation
The Transfer Station is currently open for Trumbull, Monroe, and Easton residents only. Our regular operating hours are Monday to Friday 7:00 AM - 2:45 PM and Saturday 7:00 AM to 11:45 AM. Residents are limited to one trip per day.
The Transfer Station is closed for the following holidays:
- Christmas Day
Team Transfer Station Guidelines
- Trumbull Residents: Driver’s License is required.
- Monroe Residents: Payment must be made by credit/debit card only directly at the Transfer Station. Tickets are no long being sold.
- Easton Residents: Tickets may be purchased at Easton Town Hall, OR payment may be made by credit/debit card directly at the transfer station.
- The Transfer Station does not accept any organic composting material (yard waste/brush) from residents of Monroe or Easton.
- No tickets are required for recyclables, scrap metal, electronics, batteries, residential motor oil, residential cooking oil, and antifreeze.
- Propane Tanks
- Rocks, Dirt or Sand
Recycling at Transfer Station
No tickets/payment required for Easton and Monroe residents.
Single Stream Recycling
The Town of Trumbull is a single stream recycler. All recyclables may be brought to the Transfer Station. Place all residential recyclables over a green wall next to the main building marked "Single Stream Recycling." Please refer to What's In What's Out (PDF) for acceptable items. Please flatten boxes and no plastic bags.
Scrap Metal Recycling
Place all scrap metal items over a gray wall marked "Metal."
Electronic Waste Recycling
Used electronics are collected in a separate container at the transfer station. Please refer to the list of accepted electronics prior to drop off.
- rinsed glass bottles
- food jars
- wine and liquor bottles
Please do not include redeemable glass, mirrors, drinking glasses, ceramic, or lightbulbs. No caps, lids, or corks.
Additional Items for Recycling
- Car Batteries
- Cooking Oil
- Motor Oil
Place all items inside the main building.
- Leaves (Town residents: free; Commercial: tickets are $35 each, available at the Public Works Administration Building)
- Tree Limbs (four feet long and six-inch diameter)
- Propane Tanks
- Rocks, Dirt, or Sand
- Lumber / wood longer than 4 feet
- Plastic bags: for recycling options see Sustainable Trumbull's Plastic Film Collection and Monthly Recycling Drive
- Railroad Ties or Logs with Creosote
Disposal Fees Required
Demolition tickets are required; it is $12 per 125 pounds. Residents may pay for disposal of demolition materials at the Transfer Station; credit/debit cards only accepted.
- Ceramic tile
- Roof Shingles
The cost of tire disposal is $2 per tire.
Learn how to properly dispose of paint and paint cans.
Single Stream Recycling in Curbside Bins
Please refer to What's In What's Out (PDF) for acceptable items. Please flatten boxes and no plastic bags.
If greater capacity is needed, additional Recycling Blue Bins may be purchased at the Highway Department for $5, exact cash or credit card only accepted.
The Highway Department is located at 366 Church Hill Road and is open between the hours of 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM. For more information, telephone the Highway Department at 203-452-5070 or 203-452-5071.
Christmas Tree Disposal
The Town does not pick up "live" Christmas trees curbside. They should be taken by your trash hauler, or they can be brought by the homeowner to the TEaM Transfer Station on Spring Hill Road.
Trumbull residents may bring “live” Christmas trees to the TEaM Transfer Station on Spring Hill Road for free disposal.
Please note that trees should not be in plastic bags and all decorations such as tinsel, ornaments and lights must be removed.
Alternatively, you may directly contact your residential trash hauler to ask if arrangements can be made through them for curbside pick-up of “live” Christmas Trees.