Town of Fair Haven

TOWN OF FAIR HAVEN (www.fairhavenvt.org)

 

OFFICE:

 

TELEPHONE #:

 

HOURS OF OPERATION:

 

SUZANNE DECHAME, CLERK - TREASURER
3 North Park Place, Fair Haven, VT 05743
265-3010 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday -- 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday - 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Town Office

 
265-3010 ext. 1 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday -- 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday - 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Town Manager 265-3010 ext. 5 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday -- 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday - 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Zoning Administrator
265-3010 ext. 7 Thursday and Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Police Department 265-7839  
Water Department
265-3210  
Sewer Department 265-3544  
Public Works 265-3192  
SELECTBOARD
 
Bob Richards, Dick Frazier, Sean Galvin, Rod Holzworth, II, and Jeff Sheldon
Selectboard meets every other Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.

 
.FAIR HAVEN TRANSFER STATION, Fair Haven Avenue, Fair Haven, Vermont

HOURS OF OPERATION:
265-8291
Abby Greene, Attendant
Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday -- 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 
 

TRANSFER STATION FEE SCHEDULE

REDUCE YOUR COSTS! Separate everything from Household Trash that can be RECYCLED or REUSED!

Fair Haven Solid Waste Ordinance

 

Permits and Punch Cards:

NO CASH ACCEPTED at the Transfer Station -- ONLY punch cards or checks. Punch cards are available at the Town Offices in Fair Haven and West Haven (during regular business hours), Liberty Street Market, and at the Transfer Station. Business credit may be allowed ONLY with Selectboard approval. Applications available at the Town Offices.

In order to be able to discard waste/recyclables at the Transfer Station a Transfer Station Permit sticker is required (sticker expires on December 31 of each year). Sticks are $5.00 each and must be purchased at the Town Offices.

ITEM:

FEE:

RESTRICTIONS:
0-15 gallon (18 lbs or less)
$1.50 or 1 punch

NO Hazardous Waste.
NO flammable liquids.
NO liquid paint or stain.

16-30 gallons (36 lbs or less)

55 Gallon Drum

$3.00 or 2 punches

$6.00 or 4 punches

NO recyclables.
NO industrial waste.
NO Infectious waste.
NO loose needles*.
NO construction and demolition debris.

Loose - pickup trucks - large quantities
$130 per ton

Weighed as it goes over scales.

* Households that generate hypodermic needles, syringes, lancets, and other sharp objects should put the used items in a plastic bottle prior to disposal with their garbage.

ITEMS PREPARATION

RESTRICTION

     
APPLIANCES:
(refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, water coolers, de-humidifiers, etc.)
$10 for appliances with freon

Without Freon (washers, dryers, stoves, furnaces, water heaters) FREE - ONLY if they can be put in the scrap metal pile.

NO garbage inside.
NO boxed or crated appliances.
NO unpurged fuel tanks.
NO tanks with water in them.

FURNITURE and BULKY ITEMS
Mattresses, box springs, furniture with upholstery- $6.00

Couches - $10.50

Sofa Beds - $15.00

Carpets, finished wooden furniture, and items other than household garbage will be charged accordingly.

 

 
UNTREATED, CLEAN WOOD (Brush, Trees, Natural Wood):

TO BURN PILE

No fee.

NO PLYWOOD

NO PARTICLE BOARD

NO TREATED WOOD

LAWN AND YARD DEBRIS:
No fee.

NO Household Food

NO Bags.

CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION (pressure treated wood, stumps, plywood, particle board, chipboard, engineered wood, and vinyl siding, concrete, masonry, tile, shingles, slate, stone, sheetrock, plaster, insulation, etc.)
$130 ton
All Demolition and Construction Material must use the scale.
 

RECYCLING INFORMATION

The following materials are RECYCLED for FREE. Please sort them into the proper containers.

 

 
ITEM
PREPARATION
RESTRICTIONS
GLASS CONTAINERS
(any color food and beverage containers)
1. Clear2. Green3. Brown
MUST be rinsed and clean.
MUST be dry.
Remove caps and lids.
Remove plastic wraps.
Remote metal and plastic neck rings.
Paper labels are OK.
Leave intact.
Place in designated containers.

NO Auto Glass
NO Light Bulbs class
NO China
NO Ceramics
NO Mirrors

TRAMP GLASS & CERAMICS
(window, Pyrex, vision ware, drinking, crystal, milk, laboratory, mirrors, china, porcelain, and ceramics, plus any glass container that is not clear, green, or brown.
MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
Remove any metal or plastic parts.
NO light bulbs.
NO fluorescent tubs.
NO wire mesh glass.
NO plastic laminate glass.
TIN CANS

WILL STICK TO MAGNET

MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
MUST remove one end (non-aerosol cans).
Remove labels.
Remove any plastic.
Expel all gas from aerosol cans.
NO aluminum cans.(See Aluminum Cans)
NO partially filled cans.
NO propane cylinders. (See Ferrous Scrap Metal)
No scrap metal.(See Ferrous Scrap Metal)
ALUMINUM CANS
(non-deposit food and beverage cans)WILL NOT STICK TO MAGNET
MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
Remove labels.
Remove any plastic.
NO foil items.
NO aerosol cans.
NO lighter refills.
No lighter refills.
NO tin cans.
NO "aluminum" bags.
ALUMINUM FOIL
(TV dinner trays, pastry tins, and foil items)
MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
Remove any plastic.

NO aluminum cans.(See Aluminum Cans)
NO "aluminum" bags.
No aluminum coated plastic film or paper.

PLASTIC CONTAINERS

#1 - #7

 

MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
Remove caps, lids, and sprayers.
Remove metal handles and rings.
Rinse and drain detergent bottles.
Drain oil containers for 24 hours.

NO tied bundles.
NO plastic bags.
NO plastic film.
NO plastic film.
NO Plastic caps or lids.
NO sprayers or pumps.
NO plastic toys.
NO plastic housewares.
NO roofing tar or driveway sealer pails.

NEWSPAPER, WHITE OFFICE PAPER, MIXED PAPER, BROWN PAPER BAGS (grocery bags).

(black and white newsprint)

MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
REMOVE inserts.
Remove colored sections.
MUST be loose.
NO tied bundles.
NO bags.
NO magazines.
USED MOTOR OIL No charge  
CORRUGATED CARDBOARD MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
BREAK DOWN FLAT (Open top and bottom).
Remove string from bags.
Remove plastic and wax paper liners from pet food bags.
Remove all contents.
MUST be loose.
NO waxed cardboard.
NO plastic coated cardboard.
NO tied bundles.
No pizza boxes.
NO industrial cores.
NO boxboard.
GLOSSY MAGAZINES, CATALOGS, NEWSPAPER INSERTS, BOXBOARD/CHIPBOARD MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
Remove all liner bags.
Remove cellophane windows.
Remove any plastic or metal parts.
Remove any foil or plastics wrappings.
Break down flat (open top and bottom).
MUST be loose.
NO wax coated boxes.
NO plastic coated cardboard.
NO tied bundles.
No pizza boxes.
NO foil coated boxes.
NO milk cartons.
NO beer and soda boxes/carriers.
NO cardboard.
CAR BATTERIES No charge  
SCRAP METAL
IRON AND STEEL
Including empty paint cans, drained oil filters, and appliance no requiring freon rem oval.WILL STICK TO MAGNET
Drain fluids from motors.
Remove labels from paint cans.
Drain and purge all fuel tanks.
Drums must be open on one end.
Expel all gas from propane cylinders.
Oil filters MUST be drained for 24 hours.
NO unopened containers.
NO partially filled containers.
NO liquid paint or stain.
NO motors with oil or gas.
No needles.
NO razors.NO SCAVENGINGNO PLASTIC
TIRES Passenger or Truck Tires 20" or Under - $3.00 each

All tires over 20" must be weighed ($0.10/lb. (rounded up to the nearest $1.50, if a punch card is used).

All Rims Must Be Removed
NON-FERROUS SCRAP METAL
Aluminum, Copper, Brass, Lead, etc. Electrical wire, cords, and ballasts.
Place in designated area. NO unopened containers.
NO partially filled containers.
NO fuel tanks.
 FOOD SCRAPS

See an attendant.  Food scraps are now accepted at no charge.
*Seven (7) 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.