The Milford transfer station is a waste management recycling facility operated by the Delaware solid waste Authority. It is located at S.Dupont Boulevard Milford 19963 and is designed to be a convenient garbage drop-off point for the residents of Milford. The transfer station started its operations in May 2003 and sits on an eleven-acre property.
The transfer station consists of a scale house, two scales, the transfer station building with a three-bay tipping floor. A separate small loading area where residents can deposit garbage.
A vehicle can dump trash into an enclosed building at the transfer station. A backhoe pushes the trash into a trash trailer, which transfers the garbage to a Delaware solid waste management landfill.
A drop-off container is available for residents to drop off story foam, such as foam cups, plates, egg cartons, take-out containers, and foam protective packaging. There are also designated places to receive used appliances, tires, and yard waste.
The Milford transfer station is licensed to accept a maximum of 350 tons of solid waste in a day. All incoming and outgoing waste must be weighed.
Waste accepted at the transfer station includes; municipal solid waste, defined as household waste and solid waste generated by commercial, institutional, and industrial sources and is similar to household waste.
Prohibited waste include;
- Regulated hazardous and infectious waste
- Licensed radioactive material as described in the Delaware Radiation and Control Act.
- Any radioactive considered source as defined by the Atomic Energy Act of 1954
- Special solid waste (waste that requires special management)
- Restricted Liquid waste
- Asbestos-containing materials
The vehicles used to store and transfer solid waste are maintained and designed to prevent the release of liquid waste to the environment during transportation.
All incoming waste is screened in accordance with the Delaware Solid Waste Authority regulations and transferred within seventy-two hours of delivery to the Delaware Solid Waste Authority site.
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Milford Transfer Station
1007 Oronoque Rd #897, Milford, CT 06461, United States