Landfill / Transfer Station

Hours of Operation

Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday



Mike Birner

Darcy Roper



Mike Birner: 860-767-1926


Essex Landfill
Dump Road
Centerbrook, CT 06409
United States

Key Contacts

Mike Birner

Normal hours for the Landfill / Transfer Station are Monday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adjustments are usually made allowing for holidays and weather-related emergencies.

Valid I.D. must be presented to prove town residence. See attendant before dropping items off.

Important Information

As of October 1, 2014, residents must present either an annual permit (in the form of a sticker affixed to the vehicle's windshield) or a pre-paid punch card before disposing household garbage/trash at the transfer station. 

Annual permits (valid from October 1st through September 30th of the following year.)

  •  $125.00 residents                                 
  •  $75.00 for resident seniors 65 and over 

Punch Cards (allows the disposal of 10 bags) : $25.00 all residents

Both can be purchased through the Town Clerk's office via cash or check.

The punch cards are available at the Transfer Station via check, debit/credit card only.  NO CASH ACCEPTED.

For disposing of all other accepted items, fees, policies and procedures please refer to the current Transfer Station and Recycling Center brochure.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Mike Birner 860-767-1926
Billy Armstead 860-767-1926
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