Transfer Station


Location: Shoddy Mill Road  Contact: 860-742-4049
Hours: Wednesdays and Saturdays 8:00 A.M. to 3:50 P.M.

As of July 1, 2018 all residents must have a sticker to use Andover’s Transfer Station.

  •   Available in Town Clerk’s Office
  • Vehicle must be present to apply sticker
  • Residential stickers are good for fiscal calendar year July 1 to June 30
  • Seasonal stickers are good from April 1st until October 31st
  • **Any questions please call the Town Clerks office at 860-742-0188, ext. 2



Items that can be brought to the Transfer Station

  • Household waste NO CHARGE
  • Bulky waste (furniture, large toys, etc.) NO CHARGE
  • Recyclables-SINGLE STREAM (plastics 2-9), glass, paper and cardboard – can be mixed) NO CHARGE
  • Scrap metal-NO CHARGE
  • Lawn clippings and branches NO CHARGE
  • Spent oil-NO CHARGE
  • Tires (Place in the open shed next to the bottle recycling) PRICE VARIES (CAN BE UP TO $5)
  • Refrigerators and Air Conditioners-New- NO CHARGE
  • Mattresses-New-NO CHARGE
  • Sofas NO CHARGE
  • Carpet (must be cut in 5′ squares or smaller) NO CHARGE
  • Electronics, Computers (these are all recycled) NO CHARGE
  • Only brush up to three inches in diameter will be accepted at the transfer station brush pile.


  • Household goods for Salvation Army
    Deposit bottles can be donated to benefit various children’s groups
  • Books for women’s shelter

Electronics Program

The transfer station accepts many kinds of electronics and computers at no cost.  There is a trailer on the right side as you enter the transfer station. Acceptable items include:
Computers, Monitors, Printers, Televisions, VCRs, DVD Players, Copiers, FAX Machines, Scanners, Video Game Machines, IPods/PDA, Modems, Keyboards, Computer Mice, Stereo Equipment, Telephones, Cellphones, Cameras, Tablets and e-books, Microwaves and other small appliances…

Hazardous Materials are NOT ACCEPTED (lighter fluid, liquids, paints, etc.)

Town of Willington has a hazardous waste drop-off facility that is accessible to Andover town residents. Details can be found on their website or by calling 860-684-3163.