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Posted on: April 23, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Transfer Station Saturday Hours and Food Composting Begin This Saturday

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Transfer Station Saturday Hours & Food Composting Program
Begin this Saturday April 24th
HAMDEN – Hamden Public Works Director Craig Cesare would like to remind residents that Public Works is offering special Saturday hours at the Transfer Station on the following dates: April 24th, May 1st, May 8th. Public Works is able to offer this service at no additional cost, as it will be captured in the already contractual Leaf Overtime expense.  The Transfer Station is typically open Monday through Friday between 7:30am-11:30am and 12:30pm-3:00pm, and will operate during these hours on the aforementioned Saturdays. 

Additionally, Food compost collection also begins on April 24th - bring organic food waste to the station to be composted. 

Acceptable food waste items include: (FOOD ITEMS ONLY) produce, bakery, dairy, meat, seafood, fats, oils, grease. 

Non-acceptable food waste items include: (NO PACKING MATERIAL) plastic bags and wraps, utensils, styrofoam, tape, twist ties, seal tabs, price stickers, foil, cotton, wood, metal, onion sacks. Please be sure to remove these items from your compostable food waste before dumping.    

Please contact Public Works at (203) 287-2600 for further information.

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