Transfer Station

Primary Contact:
Bob Matuszkiewicz
Durham Middlefield Transfer Station
Cherry Hill Road
8am-7:45pm Monday, Thursday, Saturday

About Transfer Station

The transfer station is for the residents of Durham and Middlefield. Located on Cherry Hill Road, at the intersection of Route 147. Site users are required to provide proof of residency and purchase a sticker ($50) that must be affixed to windshield of vehicle brought to the facility. Stickers are to be purchased at the transfer station.

Holiday Closings: 

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 In general, if a holiday falls on a Sunday, the Transfer Station will be closed the Monday following and reopen on Tuesday (regular hours).
If Christmas and New Year's fall on a Sunday, the Transfer Station will be open half-day the Saturday before.
 New Year's Day
 Memorial Day
 July 4th
 Labor Day
 Thanksgiving Day
 Christmas Day
 Durham Fair Saturday          

Transfer Station closings due to inclement weather will be broadcast on WFSB.

Transfer Station Fees

Demolition Materials: $0.07 per pound
 Painted Wood: $0.07 per pound
 Scrap Lumber: $0.07 per pound
 Appliances With Freon: $10.00 each
 Tires (Standard Only): $5.00 each
 Padded Furniture: $10.00 each
 Mattress/Box spring: $10.00 each
 Toilet: $5.00 each
 Sinks: $3.00 each

Station Permit

In order to purchase an annual DMIAAB Transfer Station Permit the following is required:
  •  Proof of Residency in Durham or Middlefield must be verified by a valid Drivers License
  • Automobile Registration must verify that the vehicle to which the transfer station permit is affixed is registered in Durham or Middlefield
  • All Transfer Station Permits Expire July 1st

What can I Bring?

  • Regular Household Garbage: all paper (newspaper, cardboard, office paper), bottle and cans including plastics #1 - #7 without additional fees.
  • Electronics Recycling: No Fee
  • Brush: up to 4" in diameter and not longer than 8' in length.
  • Leaves: must be emptied from bags in designated area.
  • Scrap metal: items must be drained of any oil or gasoline

What Shouldn't I Bring?
  • NO Hazardous wastes such as lead based paint, asbestos or pesticides. 
  •  NO Wood larger than 4" in diameter
  •  NO clean fill (rocks, concrete, dirt etc.) can be disposed of at the site

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