Transfer Station & Recycling Center - Orange Residents Only 

Plastic Bag Recycling Resumes at the Transfer Station

June 20, 2020 ~ From Committee Chair Mitch Goldblatt:

Home Depot store manager Matt Hyatt and his associate Pete delivered a new Plastic Bag & Wrap Recycling shed to the Orange Transfer Station & Recycling Center. With the help of Transfer Station Equipment Operator Gerry Butler, we had it set up and ready to go within minutes. This is intended to be a temporary structure as Home Depot has approval for a permanent structure, but it may be several months away.

To the left on way to hopper
  1. Plastic Bag Shed - for grocery, retail, & dry cleaning bags; packaging for paper towels, toilet paper, napkins, diapers, beverages, clothing, newspapers, produce, food storage, household items, etc.; shipping filler. 

  2. Mixed recyclables bin (dumpster) is next to plastic bag shed.

    • Paper – newspapers, plain paper, books/catalogs, cartons, etc.

    • Glass – bottles, jars

    • Metals - aluminum cans and foil, aerosol cans

  3. Cardboard – flattened, toss in  dumpster across from 1 & 2.

  4. Tires – hubcaps and rims removed (they go in metals area in back)

  5. Donations – Goodwill bin

​To the right & back
  1. Paint – Cans of house paint and primers, stains, sealers, and clear coatings (e.g., shellac and varnish). Here’s what’s accepted and how to recycle. Note – empty cans go in your recycling bin.

  2. Electronics (e-waste) – cell phones, desktop & laptop computers, monitors, tablets, routers, TVs, wires & cables. See list on Facebook. These items are strictly prohibited from the transfer station hopper.

  3. Metals – tanks and appliances, cans, tire rims & hubcaps

  4. Building materials

  5. Brush and leaves

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