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173 Main St.
Groton, MA 01450

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Transfer Station

Transfer Station

600 Cow Pond Brook Road
Groton, MA 01450

Hours of Operation

Tuesday  CLOSED
Wednesday  7:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Thursday  7:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Friday  7:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Saturday  7:00 AM - 4:45 PM

(978) 732-1900


View Pricing/Fee Schedule

View the pricing information for all services at the Transfer Station.

Transfer Station Stickers

Vehicle stickers and special town trash disposal bags are required to dispose of trash at the Transfer Station. Vehicle stickers can be obtained at the Town Clerk’s office. Stickers may also be purchased at the Transfer Station during operating hours.

Once you’ve purchased your vehicle sticker, place it on your vehicle immediately for access to the disposal area.

Primary Sticker: $80.00
Senior Rate-Age 60+: $20.00
Second Sticker (same household): $25.00


Groton Recycling Resources

Please go to the following link to view Groton Hauler Regulations: https://www.grotonma.gov/groton-hauler-regulations-5-15-23/

Trash Disposal Bags

Bags can be purchased at the Town Clerk’s office, the Transfer Station, Groton Shaw’s, and Shop n’ Save in Ayer.

Prices: 15 gallon – Pkg. 10/$15.00 32 gallon – Pkg. 10/$25.00 45 gallon – Pkg. 10/$30.00.

Food Scraps Now Collected

Free drop off of food scraps at transfer station AND free finished compost can be picked up in the spring for Groton residents only. No sticker needed. Curbside pick-up of food scraps available at a discount for Groton residents by Black Earth Compost who manages our site.  More information on the linked flyer, at www.blackearthcompost.com and acceptable food waste list at  https://blackearthcompost.com/media/uploads/2019/09/26/BlackEarthCompostGuide.pdf

Hazardous Waste

Use it up, give it away, or take it here: www.DevensHHW.com

Regional Household/Small Business Hazardous Waste Collection Days
9 Cook St. (Rear), Devens MA
Go to www.DevensHHW.com  for current open dates, times, and procedures or call 978-501-3943

MassDEP Beyond the Bin Recycling Directory

Do you have worn clothing, outdated electronics or other items that don’t belong in your household recycling bin? Don’t throw them away. Find out where to recycle, reuse, or repurpose them in Massachusetts at https://recyclesmartma.org/beyond-the-bin-search/

DIY Compost Bins
Compost bins are available at the Groton Transfer Station for $25. Kitchen scrap buckets are also available for $5. Compostable food waste bags are $5 for 30 bags. No plastic bags in Food Waste because plastic does not compost.

The Perfect Compost Recipe – How to Get Your Compost Heap Cooking!

Paper Shredding

We offer Paper Shredding every 3rd Wednesday of the month from 9:00AM-4:00PM. See Bulletin board at the Transfer Station for updates.

Discard ALL Caps

Please discard all plastic caps and lids from any recyclable containers. These should not be mixed with your recyclables and need to be removed and disposed of.

Transfer Station Informational Videos

Learn everything you need to know about what you can recycle and dispose of at the Transfer Station with our helpful videos below!