Owls Head, South Thomaston and Thomaston Cooperative Waste Transfer Station
34 Buttermilk Lane, Thomaston Maine
Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday 8AM to 4PM
Call 207-594-0748 for questions or winter storm closings
For more information regarding minute minutes and agendas, please visit the Board & Committee OHSTT Waste Committee
The following are the prices for certain items that the Coop is license to take:
WHITE METAL GOODS: (Refrigerators, washers, dryers, gas or electric ranges etc)
$5.00 Refrigerators (doors must be removed from old style locking door style) and any other unit containing a compressor, i.e. air conditioners, water coolers, dehumidifiers $10.00
TIRES: Prices vary. Passenger tire $3.00 up to tractor tire, $75.00 OFF ROAD TIRES $4 to $100. See attendant in T.V. storage area before unloading.
TELEVISION, MONITORS, CRTs etc: $5 and up depending on size. See attendant in long truck body first.
PAINT, STAINS, or OTHER LIQUIDS in case: open cans with dried up paint go into the hopper. Wet paint cans must be mixed with sawdust, kitty litter, sand or other absorbent and left to harden then throw into the hopper.
USED MOTOR OIL: Area garages take straight used oil. Ask attendant for facility in your town.
FREE FOR RESIDENTIAL USER—-FREE FOR RESIDENTIAL USER
Fluorescent tubes: (all lengths, shapes and sizes) and CFLs (Compact Fluorescent Lamps) See attendant in operators building. Do not break and put in a plastic bag. Broken bulbs require special handling. Call Maine DEP in Augusta or go to their website for instructions.
Items with mercury: We are licensed to take household items that contain mercury or pcbs. See Attendant.
All plastics with recyclable symbols 1 thru 7 embossed on the bottom: We cannot take plastic bags, food wrapping, bubble wrap or any other light weight “floating” plastic material. Please return to stores or put in plastic barrels outside of the single stream roll off containers.
All colors of glass bottles but NO glass bulbs, cooking pans, fishing bowls, drinking glasses, outside light covers etc. These cannot-yet be recycled.
Redeemable glass bottles and cans: (must show embossing or labels that says ME 5 cents-15 cents) Please put these in plastic barrels outside of the single stream roll off containers. All of these go to the Knox County Humane Society.
PLEASE NOTE: The Coop cannot take any liquids into the hoppers. Please drain rainwater out at home.
All clean cardboard: Please collapse boxes and place in one of the 3 cardboard dumpsters.
Waste Oil may be disposed of at Spruce Head Marine, Mr. Tire, and Creek Hill.
Paint may be disposed of at E.L. Spear for a fee or at Sherwin Williams for free.