Benson

DAPHNE BARTHOLOMEW, TOWN CLERK-TREASURER
P.O. Box

 163, 2760 Stage Road
Benson, VT 05731


Telephone: 802-537-2611
Fax: 802-537-2612

 

HOURS:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday --9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday - 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

BENSON TRANSFER STATION, 503 Glenn Road, Benson, Vermont

HOURS OF OPERATION:

Wednesdays -- Noon-4:00 p.m.
Saturdays -- 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

TRANSFER STATION FEE SCHEDULE

Stickers:
$2.00 each. Can be purchased at the Town Office, or G &L.   Bulky items must have stickers before entering the transfer station and must be offloaded from a vehicle under the direction of the Attendant.


Transfer Station Permits:
$15 each  

The Transfer Station may be used for disposal of waste generated in Benson by residents or taxpayers who purchase an annual permit.
 
These information is subject to change at any time as the requirements of Act 148 continue to impact the Town's disposal costs and options.  Please check with the Attendant for current pricing and space availability before bringing large amounts of material for disposal.
RECYCLING AND FOOD WASTE ARE ACCEPTED FREE OF CHARGE
ITEM:
# OF STICKERS:
Up to 34 Gallon Bag of Trash

1

Larger than 34 gallon bag

* As determined by attendant

Refrigerator, freezer, air conditioners

8

Sofa, Love Seat

5

Hide-A-Bed
10
Chair
3
King Sized Box springs, Mattress
10 Stickers
Queen Sized Box springs, Mattress
5 Stickers
Twin Sized Box springs, Mattress
3 Stickers
Easy Chairs, bookshelves, sideboards, dressers, or table
3-6 Stickers Each Depending on Size
Screens, doors, windows up to 80 lbs. in weight (wood)
5 Stickers Each Bundle
Area carpeting (fits in plastic bag)
1 Sticker Each
(# of Stickers for a Partial or mounded Pickup of Trash will be determined by Transfer Station Attendant)
Construction and Demolition Debris - Loose - Accepted on a space available basis and priced by the attendant.  Heavy/dense materials such as shingles or sheetrock will be charged at a higher rate.
Small Tire (without rim)

2

Large Tire (without rim)

3

Tractor Tire (without rim)
7
(ask Attendant for date tires are accepted)

RECYCLING INFORMATION:

The following materials are RECYCLED for FREE. Please sort them into the proper containers.
 
Metal Dumpster: . Metal Lids (including gaskets)
Cans (including labels)
Aluminum Foil and Pie Tins
Scrap Metal, Sheet Metal Pipes, and Wire
Metal Barrels (except those contaminated with chemicals)
Metal with plastic attached is permitted, such as strollers, VCRs, etc.Major household appliances, including stoves, washers, dryers, dishwashers, humidifiers, dehumdifiers, and large fans (classified as white goods) are accepted free of charge in the metal dumpster. This also includes all steel items including tin, metal roofing, car parts, cable and wire, bed frames, pipes, metal cabinets, and hot water heaters.
Battery Bucket: Alkaline and rechargeable batteries
See Attendant: Large Batteries, Cell Phones, Laser Cartridges, Ink Jet Cartridges,* Electronics, Hazardous Waste, Rechargeable Batteries, CFL bulbs, Fluorescent Bulbs, Refrigerators and Air Conditioners.

Food scraps are now accepted.

Single Stream Recycling Dumpster: Glass Bottles and Jars (all colors)
Plastics (recycling symbol 1 through 7) (Including Plastic Bags with recycling symbols)
Boxboard (uncorrugated cardboard excluding soda/beer boxes)
No Lids with Gaskets
No Household Glass/Ceramics
No Styrofoam or "Peanuts" Please!
Newspapers, Magazines and Junk MailCardboard - Unwaxed Corrugated Cardboard (No Pizza Boxes, Please!)
ELECTRONICS - Seven or fewer Computers, laptops, monitors, televisions, printers, and peripherals are accepted at the facility for FREE from any Vermont resident. Please speak with Transfer Station Attendant for further information.