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The Ashford Transfer Station will be open for their regular hours. For the safety of everyone, please do not loiter.
The Book Shed and Swap Shed will remain closed until further notice.

Regular Hours

  • Saturday – 8AM until 4PM
  • Sunday – 10AM until 4PM
  • Wednesday – 2PM until 8PM

The Transfer Station will be closed on these 2021 dates:

  • Sunday, April 4th for Easter Sunday
  • Sunday, July 4th for Independence Day
  • Wednesday, November 11th in honor of Veteran’s Day
  • Saturday, December 25th for the Christmas holiday
  • Sunday, December 26th per union contract


The Ashford Transfer Station is located at 232 Upton Road. It is owned and operated by the Town of Ashford. Services are provided through Ashford tax dollars.

The Ashford Transfer Station is available to Ashford residents for trash disposal and recycling. Composting at home is encouraged.

Can I Recycle It?

If you’re wondering if you can recycle an item and throw it into your blue bin for pick up, click here and enter your item to see if it’s recyclable or not.


Stickers are required for use of the Transfer Station and are available at the Selectmen’s Office. Proof of residency is required.

Questions or Comments?  Please contact the Selectmen’s Office at 860.487.4400 or email Christine here.

Household Hazardous Waste

The Town of Ashford Transfer Station does not accept hazardous waste. Household hazardous waste can be brought to the Mid-Neroc Chemical Waste Drop-off Facility on Hancock Road in Willington, CT. Please refer to Household Hazardous Waste Schedule & information 2021.  They can be reached at 860.684.3163

Curbside Pick-up

The Town of Ashford does not provide curbside pick-up. Please refer to Willimantic Waste at for information on curbside service.

Swap Sheds

Thanks to a generous donation from a former resident, we have a swap library at the Transfer Station. Both the swap library and the shed, available for goods swapping, are located south of the Dog Pound, across from the recycle compactor.

Enter an item in the search box for click List of Materials above to see an alphabetical list of items detailing if an item is recyclable or not recyclable.

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