Transfer Station

Transfer Station News:

Due to Wall and Electrical upgrades, the Transfer Station will not accept Bulky Waste or Metal from Wednesday, June 3rd to Saturday, June 27th, 2020. The remainder of the Transfer Station will be OPEN.


*Residents must have a vehicle sticker to use the Transfer Station. Due to COVID 19, the Board of Selectmen has provided a 60-day extension on existing sticker renewals until September 1, 2020. New Stickers will not be available until August 1st, at the Town Hall. Questions? Please call the Town Clerk’s Office  at 860-742-0188 ext 2. 

Thank you for understanding as we work to repair our Transfer Station to serve you better.



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 vehicle sticker to use Andover’s Transfer Station.

  • Available in Town Clerk’s Office – STICKER FEE APPLIES
  • 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 Clerk’s office at 860-742-0188, ext. 2


Items that can be brought to the Transfer Station

  • Household waste
  • Bulky waste (furniture, large toys, etc.)
  • Recyclables-SINGLE STREAM (plastics 2-9), glass, paper and cardboard – can be mixed)  2017_Recycle_CT_Brochure_
  • Scrap metal
  • Lawn clippings and branches
  • Spent oil
  • Tires (Place in the open shed next to the bottle recycling)
  • Refrigerators and Air Conditioners
  • Mattresses
  • Sofas
  • Carpet (must be cut in 5′ squares or smaller)
  • Electronics, Computers (these are all recycled)
  • 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

RecycleCT ‘What’s In, What’s Out?’

RecycleCT -What’s In, What’s Out

Electronics Program  Newtech Recycling Inc

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…

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.