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Transfer Station
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Administrative Clerk
Essex Transfer Station
30 Landing Road
Essex, MA 01929
Alternate Phone:
Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday
8:00AM - 3:45PM
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Frequently Asked Questions
The Transfer Station will be open normal hours on Friday November 27th.

The new FY2016 Essex Transfer Station Stickers are now available for purchase.  Stickers may be purchased online at
Sticker prices remain unchanged from last year at$170.00 for residents under 65 years of age and $85.00 for seniors (residents 65 or older – please show driver’s license).
The online site accepts VISA, MasterCard or Discover.  Please note that there is a small 3.2% convenience fee charged for using the online site.  If you have any questions regarding use of the online site, please contact City Hall Systems at (508) 381-5455.

Swap shop is for gently used items that other residents may want.  It is NOT for trash, broken glass, hazardous waste or any items a reasonable person would not take with them.
We reserve the right to close the swap shop again, perhaps permanently if improper use continues.

Recycling Statement:

  • Paper trailer is for paper
  • Please keep plastic/paper bags out of comingled trailer as signs say
  • Cardboard trailer is for crushed cardboard
  • Compost pile does NOT accept brush  - see signs
Thank you to most residents who abide by the rules and use common sense.

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