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Town of Weare Transfer Station
225 Merrill Road, Weare, NH
 

WEARE TRANSFER STATION WILL BE CLOSING AT NOON ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24TH AND
WILL RE-OPEN FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27TH AND SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28TH NORMAL HOURS

 


PLEASE CALL AHEAD @529-1650
IF YOU HAVE BRUSH
TO SEE IF IT IS BEING ACCEPTED


SCRAP METAL ACCEPTANCE GUIDELINE

THE RECYCLER NEWSLETTER

TRANSFER STATION INFORMATION

Public Notice

                        

 Town of Weare
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
15 Flanders Memorial Road
Weare, NH 03281-0190
Ph. 603-529-2469 Fax. 603-529-4554
Tim Redmond
Public Works Director

ITEMS THAT ARE LEFT AT SWAP SHOP

ARE FOR PEOPLE THAT NEED OR CAN USE THEM

THEY ARE NOT TO BE TAKEN 

TO SELL AT BUSINESSES OR YARD SALES

                                                                                                                 


 YEAR    ROUND     HOURS

Effective October 7, 2008 the Transfer Station Hours will be:
Tues., Weds., Fri., & Sat.
from 7:30am to 4:30pm
Closed on Mondays & Thurs.
This new schedule will be in effect year round.

Hours Sunday, Monday & Thurs. - Closed
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday - 7:30am- 4:30pm
Phone 529-1650
Fax 529-4554
Director Tim Redmond
Manager Jon Osborne
Attendant Reginald Philbrick - William Straw

Directions: From the South option 1) take 114 North through the center of town, then turn right onto Center Road after the Mobil Station; go to the end and take a right onto 77 (Concord Stage Rd.); take 2nd right onto Rockland Rd and immediate left onto Merrill Rd. Go all the way to the end. Option 2) Take River Rd all the way to the right hand turn onto Rockland Rd and then another right onto Merrill Rd and go all the way to the end.
From the North: Take 114 South to Concord Stage Rd. Follow Concord Stage Rd past Colburn's store. Go past Center Rd and River Rd on your right and take the next right turn onto Rockland Rd. Take an immediate left turn onto Merrill Rd and go all the way to the end.

Permits are required and can be obtained at the Transfer Station. Please bring proof of residency.

FEES ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN ON 10/17/11

What the Transfer Station can accept:
Co-mingled container:

 
Glass bottles, jars, window glass, mirror glass, automotive glass, ceramic fixtures or tiles allowed here.  Plastic bottles - #1 and #2 – milk, soft drink and detergent are acceptable, toys and other plastic items including bags go in the rubbish.  Tin cans and aluminum cans, no pots and pans or other aluminum, tin or metal items allowed here.  Cleaning is very important:  The above food and beverage containers must be rinsed and clean.  If not clean there is a problem with yellow-jackets and bees during warm weather.  We do not want you or your children to get frightened or stung by insects. Note: The Town receives money for the plastic, aluminum and tin cans.  The glass is being held in hopes of being crushed and added to our aggregate materials.

Newspaper box:
Magazines and catalogs, office paper, advertising mail and newspaper go in this box.    No plastic or garbage.  These items need to be bundled, which can be done at the transfer station when you arrive.  There is string and an area just for this. Cereal boxes, pizza boxes, six pack holders and tubes go here.  Holiday wrapping paper is also included.  No foil paper of any kind is allowed.  Note: The Town receives money for this commodity. 

Corrugated cardboard:
Corrugated cardboard only, please flatten boxes before putting them in.  No Styrofoam, wood or metal goes in here.  Cardboard of oriental origin (usually contained electronic items and has a yellowish color) goes in the rubbish, as does oily or really wet cardboard.  Maximum size is four (4) feet square.    Note: The Town receives money for this commodity.

Used oils and batteries:
Used oil (no synthetic oil) is accepted in see through containers that can be left at the area, no 5 gallon buckets allowed, contaminated oil must wait for hazardous waste day.  Wet cell batteries are accepted; dry cell batteries are not accepted.  Note: The Town receives money for the batteries and burns the oil for heat in the oil furnace at the Highway Garage.

Reusable items:
A “Swap Shop” is used for residents of Weare to exchange clean, usable or items only needing minor repairs, items not for resale.  Textiles (clothing bin) are also accepted, items preferred in bags.  If it didn’t sell in the yard sale bring it here and share it with the Town’s people.

Scrap metal:
Material must be “clean metal only” in other words no attached rubber, plastic, wood, etc.  No propane tanks or other material are to be put on the metal pile.  Appliances other than those containing refrigerants go on the main metal pile.
ABSOLUTELY NO TIRES IN THE METAL PILE

Refrigerators, Dehumidifiers, Air Conditioners:
Refrigerators, dehumidifiers and air conditioners go in a separate area near the metal pile.  Please handle them carefully so that the gases do not escape from tubes and
REFRIGERATOR DOORS MUST BE REMOVED!!!  Please see Transfer Station Fee Schedule for disposal pricing.

TV’s, Microwaves, Computer Monitors:  .
These items are accepted.  Please see Transfer Station Fee Schedule for disposal pricing.

Wood and Brush:
Non-pressure treated wood and brush is accepted with a maximum diameter of 5 inches.  No metal other than nails or screws, no glass, plastic, asphalt, stumps, plywood, paneling, treated wood, stained or painted wood.

Compost pile:
Leaves, flowers, pine needles and grass clippings are accepted.  NO FOOD PRODUCTS

Construction-Demolition material:
There is a combined trailer for asphalt roofing and clean construction debris.
There are separate places also for sheetrock, sheetrock plaster, porcelain (including toilets) and pressure treated wood.  There is a charge for this material. 
       Please see Transfer Station Fee Schedule for disposal pricing.

NO DUMPING IS ALLOWED BEFORE SEEING ATTENDANT!! 

Insulation:
Insulation is accepted, but you must see attendant prior to dumping.

Tires:
Tires are accepted, but there are fees charges. 
Please see Transfer Station Fee Schedule for disposal pricing.

           

TIRES ON RIMS ARE ACCEPTED!!

Household Hazardous Materials:
Annual and/or bi-annual collections of household hazardous material are scheduled during the year, depending upon approval of this expense at the annual Town meeting.    With the approval at Town meeting, grant money is applied for from the State to pay a portion based on a per capita rate.  The following materials accepted include antifreeze, chemicals, chlorine, paint strippers, oil based paints (Latex paints are accepted on a year round basis), and please contact the Transfer Station at 529-1650 for information.

ITEMS NOW ACCEPTED:  Check with attendant for placement of these items

Concrete
Cinder blocks
Mortar
Asphalt (pavement)
 

NOTE: call the Transfer Station at 529-1650 with questions.  The transfer station attendants have the right to refuse any trash. Please remember the trash goes to an incinerator to be burned. For this reason, anything that does not burn does not belong in your regular trash. Recycling is mandatory in town, please do your part.

 Please help to keep WEARE clean!!