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Residential Pay As You Throw Information
Residential Permit Holders "Pay As You Throw" effective September 2, 2014

  • Full loads of the following materials are no-charge (partial/mixed loads will be considered chargeable):
    • Antifreeze, leaves, oil, fluorescent bulbs, electronics, acceptable single stream recyclable materials and metal.
  • These materials may be brought together in one load, but the addition of any chargeable material would make the entire load chargeable.
  • The first 100 pounds of any chargeable load is free. Weight in excess of 100 pounds will be charged at a rate of $0.60 per 10 pounds of materials disposed. 
  • Rate/Price Chart

Account Process
Each Transfer Station user will have funds in a PAYT account. Once a resident visits the Transfer Station, any cost for the load will be deducted from their account. Each permit holder automatically has an account in the system.

  • Transfer Station accounts will need to be funded before you will be allowed to enter the Transfer Station. 
  • Minimum funding to open your account will be $25.00
  • Once the account balance is below $10.00 (or higher in some cases), residents will receive a reminder message (on the message boards at the Transfer Station) that funds need to be added to the account.
  • Once funds fall below $5.00, access to the Transfer Station will be denied until funds are added to the account.
  • If a load brought in to the Transfer Station exceeds the amount on a residents account, the account will be deactivated and no further access to the Transfer Station will be allowed until the balance is paid in full and additional funds of at least $10.00 (in most cases) is available on the account.


  • No Payments will be accepted at the Transfer Station.
  • Credit/debit card or electronic check (using your checking account number and bank routing number) payments for a minimum of $25.00 can be made online or over the phone.
  • To make a credit/debit card payment on line ($25.00 minimum), visit our payment center or click on the Pay Online button on the left side of the City’s web page. 
  • If you wish to pay by phone instead of online, you may call 1-877-227-1157 ($25.00 minimum payment).
  • Funds will be available in your account 24 hours after making an online or telephone payment.
  • You may also come to City Hall (Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at Public Works – Ground Floor) to pay with cash, check or credit/debit card. Payments made at City Hall will be available to use immediately.

Account ID
  • Your account ID is typically your drivers’ license number. Your account ID will be required to make an online payment. 
  • If you need to verify your Account ID, please call us at (860)584-6125.

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