This category contains Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) regarding the Town of Thomaston, Maine.
LOCATION: The Owls Head, South Thomaston and Thomaston Solid Waste Cooperative operates a solid waste and recycling transfer station at 34 Buttermilk Drive which is the first road to East of the Dragon Cement Plant off Rt. 1 and near the Rockland Thomaston Town Line.
HOURS OF OPERATION: The facility is open from 8 AM till 4 PM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. In winter it may close during storms. Please call 594-0748 to find out if it is open. Please let the phone ring on regular open days as the crew may be outside helping users.
COST OF STICKERS: An Orange and Black transfer station sticker is needed in order to transfer your trash, and other items listed below. They are available at your town office for $15 (This price will Expire 12-31-2018) for a two year sticker. Please have your sticker visible when you enter the transfer station.
THE TRANSFER STATION CANNOT TAKE LIQUIDS IN ANY MANNER, SHAPE OR FORM
WHAT CAN WE TAKE FOR DISPOSAL?
"Acceptable Waste" means Solid Waste, including all ordinary household, municipal, institutional, commercial and industrial wastes which consist primarily of combustible materials, except for the following:
FREE FOR RESIDENTAIL USERS:
FOOD GRADE GLASS BOTTLES: All colors of food grade glass bottles but no glass bulbs, cooking pans, fish bowls, drinking glasses, outside light covers etc. These cannot-yet- be recycled.
REDEMPTION BOTTLES & CANS: Redeemable glass bottles and cans (must show embossing or label that says ME 5 cents-15 cents) Please put these in grocery carts outside of the single stream roll off container. All of these go to the Knox County Humane Society.
CARDBOARD: Clean and flattened non-waxed boxes go in the three small dumpsters.
THE CO-OP CANNOT HAVE ANY LIQUIDS GO INTO THE HOPPERS. PLEASE DRAIN RAINWATER, FISH JUICE, ETC. AT HOME PRIOR TO COMING TO THE STATION.
Revised: January 2015, February 2013
Thomaston Stump Dump
Located on Erin Street in Thomaston.
Hours of operation:Wednesday and Saturday 7:30 to 3:30 PM.
This Dump is for use by Thomaston Residents only. Any use by contractors doing work for Thomaston Residents must get prior authorization before dumping.
For a complete list of items alowed and fees, contact the Public Works Department at 354-2478 or stop in to the Town Office.