Transfer Station-Waste and Trash Disposal

A vehicle permit sticker is required for any residential vehicle delivering solid waste, bulky waste, or recyclables to the Wilton Transfer Station. The vehicle permit sticker is free to Wilton residents. Click here for information on how to obtain a vehicle permit.

Fees:  Residents are required to purchase tickets from the Town Clerk to dispose of certain materials.  Ticket cost is $4.50 per ticket.  $3.50 per ticket for residents 65 and up.  Click here for information on how to obtain tickets.  The fee schedule is as follows:

ItemTicket Required
Solid Waste1 per 32 gallon bag
RecyclablesFree, except tires
Tire1 ticket per tire  (without rims)
Bulky Waste/ Construction Debris 
   Individual Unit4 tickets
   Passenger Vehicle10 tickets
   Pick Up Truck, Cargo Van, Trailer20 tickets
Scrap Metal-no gas or freonFree
Electrical: 
   Computer (CPU) or MonitorFree
   TVFree
   Printers, Fax Machine, Elec TypewriterFree
   LaptopFree
   Game System1 ticket
   CD  and DVD player1 ticket
   Electric Typewriter1 ticket
   Fax Machine2 tickets
   Microwave2 tickets
   Air Conditioners, Refrig, any with freon3 tickets 

Recyclables include clean metal and glass, plastic #1-7, dry newspapers and magazines, mixed paper, flattened card, fiber and paperboard, clothing and shoes, empty aerosol cans, light bulbs (use e-waste trailer).  To check if a material is recyclable, click here.

Scrap Metal includes lawn mowers, car bumpers, leaf/snow blowers, washer/dryer and loose scrap metal.  Doors must be removed from refrigerators and glass removed from any scrap metal.

Bulky Waste and Construction Debris includes table, chair, lamp, mattress/box spring, headboard, couch, wooden desk, dresser and lumber cut to 4ft length.  Maximum load is 3 cubic feet. 

Items not accepted include hazardous waste, propane tanks, paint, grass clippings, leaves, trees, logs, storm debris, woodchips, or any type of earth material (e.g., fill).

Waste oil can be dropped off at Auto Zone at 50 Cross Street, Norwalk 203-750-0091 or other Connecticut Auto Zone locations.  Check the location for times and quantity accepted.

Check here for locations to drop off paint.

The Transfer Station only accepts material that originates from residential properties in the Town of Wilton.

Please refer to these resources for more information on:

  • Recycling in Wilton, CT provides information on how to reduce, reuse, and recycle.
  • Composting: A Practice that Does Not Stink provides a 'How To' on composting at home. Note: The Town of Wilton is not endorsing any particular curbside composting company. The name of a company in this   video is merely offered as an example and convenience to residents.

If you wish to provide feedback on Wilton’s waste and recycling programs or about the performance of licensed haulers, you may send an email to or call (203) 563-0152.