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Hours of Operation
May 8, 2018 - Sept 29, 2018
Tues & Thurs: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Oct 2, 2018 - May 4, 2019
Tues, Thurs & Sat: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
How to Reach Us
The Castleton Transfer Station located at 393 Staso Road serves all of Castleton and Hubbardton.
The first permit fee DECREASES IN 2020-2021 (7/1/2020-6/30/2020). A new permit is required each year on July 1st. The permit fee for the first vehicle decreases beginning 7/1/2020 from $50.00 to $40.00. The second vehicle permit is $20.00. A third vehicle remains the same at $10. Permits are valid from July 1 to June 30 of each year.
For questions about fees or recycling call (802) 468-3005. If there is no answer, please leave a detailed message and a phone number. The Transfer Station is staffed by two full time employees.
To use to the Transfer Station, you must reside in either Castleton or Hubbardton and have a valid Transfer Station permit affixed to your vehicle. Vehicle permits are available for purchase at the Transfer Station for Castleton residents and at the Town Clerk’s Office for Hubbardton residents. Bag stickers are available at the Castleton Transfer Station, Hubbardton Town Clerk’s, Prunier’s Market, Beverage King and Castleton Corners Gas & Deli. For a sheet of green stickers is $35.00 or $3.50 per sticker. For a sheet of red stickers is $15.00 or $1.50 per sticker. Temporary day passes are $5.00 each and can be purchased onsite.
The transfer station accepts all forms of legal type payment (cash, check, credit/debit cards).
CHANGES TO THE FEE STRUCTURE
Bag fees increase effective July 1, 2020. See attached fee schedule.
Scale fees increase effective July 1, 2020. See attached scale fee chart.
Minimum scale fee increases effective July 1, 2020. See attached fee schedule.
Day passes increase to $5 effective July 1, 2020. See attached fee schedule.
Contractor bags, totes, and drums/barrels of refuse no longer have a set price and shall go over the scale where scale fees apply. See attached scale fee chart.
COMPOSTING LAW CHANGES
On July 1, 2020, Vermont state law bans disposal of food scraps in the trash or landfills.
Food scraps include pre- and post-consumer food waste that is derived from processing or discarding of food and that is able to be used through one of the following options: food donation for people in need, animal feed, composting, or anaerobic digestion.
On July 1, 2020, trash haulers must offer food scrap collection services to non-residential customers and apartments with 4 units or more, unless another hauler is willing to provide that service.
Residents are separating their food scraps into buckets or bins and either using local food waste drop-offs (like transfer stations), curbside food scrap haulers, or composting in their backyards.
Vermont state law allows residents who compost in their backyards to dispose of meat and bones in the trash even after July 1, 2020.
Residents are NOT required to compost in their backyards and can choose to bring food scraps to drop-off facilities or use curbside food scrap haulers. Residents can ask their trash hauler if they provide food scrap collection. Residents can find drop-off facilities and food scrap haulers at VTrecycles.com or by contacting their local solid waste management entity at 802recycles.com.
To learn how to prevent food waste and manage your food scraps, visit VTrecycles.com.
|Chris Forrest||(802) 342-2933 or (802) 468-3005|