Barnstable Transfer Station Notice


UPDATE: March 24, 2020

As a precautionary measure to prevent and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and in the interest of the health and well-being of our employees and the residents of the Town of Barnstable, the Solid Waste Division will be adjusting the operation of the Transfer Station & Recycling Center.

Effective March 20, 2020, the Office and Gate House at the Transfer Station & Recycling Center will be closed to the public and all person-to-person transactions suspended. Any purchase of stickers may be done through the mail-in process. The applications are available on our website, Staff will be available to answer phone calls at 508-420-2258.

Current sticker holders may continue to utilize the facility to dispose of trash and recycling.

The Construction & Demolition (C&D) Area will be accepting material with adjustments on how the material will be accepted. All vehicles disposing of C&D material will be required to weigh the material on the scale. The Gate Attendant will direct the vehicle on how to proceed via the intercom system.

Payments for C&D material will be accepted BY CHECK ONLY. Cash and electronic payments will NOT be accepted. Check payments will be placed inside a designated box/container. Customers will not be allowed into the Gate House and there will not be any person-to-person transactions. Receipts and weigh slips will not be issued during this time. Please contact the office on how these can be obtained. These measures follow the recommended guidance of social distancing.

The acceptance of chargeable recyclable items has been temporarily suspended. These items include mattresses, TVs, white goods, and toilets. Please see our Fee Schedule: for a list of items that will not be accepted at this time.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding throughout this serious situation. Please contact our Office with any questions.

Stay safe and healthy,

P.J. Kelliher | Supervisor

Solid Waste Division | Barnstable DPW