Transfer Station - Residents Use

City of Shelton Transfer Station
866 River Road (Rt. 110)

Hours of Operation: Monday – Saturday 7:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Closed: Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day,
Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day.

Additional Questions, call DPW/Highways & Bridges at 203-924-9277

Proof of Residency – One of the following is required:

Valid Connecticut Driver’s License
Current Shelton tax bill with a corresponding name and address on a photo ID
Current utility bill with a corresponding name and address on a photo ID

General Rules

All Vehicles must be unloaded manually

No Waste generated from outside the City of Shelton

NO Scavenging!

ALL Residents will be charged for Construction Debris- Prices listed below
UNLESS a copy of a valid building permit is presented.

DEMO Material such as Sheetrock, siding, plumbing fixtures, wood, generated from renovation
or other improvements of residential property occupied by the resident.

 A Dump ticket is required to be purchased in advance at The Shelton Public Works
/Highway Department located at 41 Myrtle Street. Open M-F, 7 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.

Dump Ticket Pricing

Mini Van/Pick-up truck up to 6’ bed……………………….$30.00

Trailer/Van/Pick Truck up to 8’ bed………………………..$45.00

Trailer 8’-12’/Mason Dump/Box Truck up to 10’………….$60.00

Box Truck up to 16’………………………………………….$80.00



Items Accepted at the Transfer Station - Never in Curbside CART


866 River Road

Shelton, Connecticut 06484

Hours of Operation- Monday thru Saturday 7:00 am –1:30 pm


Call the Shelton Transfer Station 203-926-9046 with Questions


***NO Scavenging Allowed!



  • Air conditioners
  • Appliances (Remove doors from Refrigerators and Freezers)
  • Batteries (Auto/Lead Acid)
  • Christmas Trees (No lights/ornaments)
  • Corrugated Cardboard (Must be Flattened & can go in Cart)
  • Dehumidifiers 
  • Electronics (All E-Waste}
  • Furniture
  • Gas Grills
  • Latex PAINT (Must be Dried solid, OK to put in Trash Cart)
  • Lawn mowers
  • Mattresses (Must be DRY)
  • Metal – Small Appliances
  • Play sets
  • Propane gas tanks
  • Tires- NOT on RIMS (Allowed 4 per Residence per year)
  • Toys
  • Brush & Branches (no longer that 4’ in length and 20” in diameter)
  • Yard furniture


HAZARDOUS WASTE ITEMS- Save for H.H. Waste Collection Day

(Date to be posted on Home Page)


FREE MULCH- Must Load your own vehicle.


Items accepted for Recycling at Shelton DPW/Highways & Bridges Dept.


41 Myrtle Street      203-924-9277

Hours of Operation, Monday thru Friday 7:00 am- 2:30 pm


  • Anti-Freeze
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Kerosene                   
  • Motor oil 
  • Diesel Fuel



Items accepted at the Shelton Police Department


   85 Wheeler Street    203-924-1544  (Must call first)


*Ammunition             *Fireworks                 *Firearms