*Important Reminder*
Transfer Station fees are due at the time of drop-off
Cash or Check Accepted
Dump Goddess- Gail Jenkins
Jeff Wescott

Entrance is off the North Road, south of Cemetery

The Transfer Station provides support for the following items. More detailed information can be found in the Solid Waste Facility Ordinance.


Bulk Wood:  Wood 6-28” in diameter

Brush:  Wood from small branches on a tree or bush, no larger than 6” in diameter

Bulky Waste:  Items too large to fit into regular service containers, including mattresses and box springs, bed frames, chairs, sofas, sleep sofas, hot water heaters, water tanks, lobster traps

Commercial Use:  For the purpose of this ordinance commercial use of the facility occurs whenever waste items brought to the facility are generated as a result of commercial activity including but not limited to: food preparation,

building contractors, service providers, fishermenretail establishments, and other commercial materials.

Construction and Demolition:  Steel, wood products, drywall and plaster, brick and clay tile, asphalt shingles, concrete, and asphalt concrete. These materials are used in buildings, roads and bridges, and other sectors.

Hazardous Waste:  Waste with properties that make it dangerous or capable of having a harmful effect on human health or the environment.

Household Trash:  The unwanted things and waste material produced in the running of a household, such as used paper, empty tins and bottle and waste food.  Commercial users pay a fee. 

 Metal Goods:  Discarded metal and products containing metal, including ferrous metal, such as iron and steel, and non-ferrous metal, such as copper, brass, aluminum, magnesium, tin, lead, and nickel.

 Recycling:  As defined by the provider 

 Universal WasteUniversal wastes are hazardous wastes that are widely produced by households and many different types of businesses. Universal wastes include televisions, computers and other electronic devices as well as batteries, fluorescent lamps, mercury thermostats, and other mercury containing equipment, among others.

  •           Electronic devicesIncludes any electronic device that is a hazardous waste (with or without a Cathode Ray Tube (CRT)), including televisions, computer monitors, cellphones, VCRs, computer CPUs and portable DVD players.
  •           BatteriesMost household-type batteries, including rechargeable nickel-cadmium batteries, silver button batteries, mercury batteries, alkaline batteries and other batteries that exhibit a characteristic of a hazardous waste.
  •           Electric lamps: Fluorescent tubes and bulbs, high intensity discharge lamps, sodium vapor lamps and electric lamps that contain added mercury, as well as any other lamp that exhibits a characteristic of a hazardous waste. (e.g., lead).
  •           Mercury-containing equipment: Thermostats, mercury switches, mercury thermometers, pressure or vacuum gauges, dilators and weighted tubing, mercury rubber flooring, mercury gas flow regulators, dental amalgams, counterweights, dampers and mercury-added novelties such as jewelry, ornaments and footwear.
  •           CRTs: The glass picture tubes removed from devices such as televisions and computer monitors
  •           CRT glass: A cathode ray tube that has been accidentally broken or processed for recycling
  •           Non-empty aerosol cans
  •           Photovoltaic Modules (PV modules)

White Goods:  Discarded “major appliances” of any color, often enamel-coated. Examples include: washing machines, clothes dryers, hot water heaters, stoves, ovens, refrigerators, and dishwashers


CHEDEMPTION : Under the management of The Chebeague Island Council, the income generated by your generous donations of redeemables is shared between the Island non-profit organizations whose members generously give of their time to staff the Chedemption station.  Your continued support is appreciated by following these important steps:     


    • ONLY containers showing a "DEPOSIT  ME: n¢" label or on container's labeling
    • please sort into marked locations at the green Chedemption shed (immediate right as you enter the Transfer Station yard)
    • aluminum cans (soda/beer)
    • glass wine/alcohol bottles (MUST be labeled as Maine Deposit. NOTE: Many wine/alcohol bottles come from 'out of state' and MAY NOT have a Maine deposit label/sticker)
    • glass beer/soda/juice bottles
    • plastic beer/soda/alcohol/juice bottles 
      • Want to volunteer at the Chedemption shed? Please call The Chebeague Island Council at 846-4988!