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    Lincoln Hooper

    Mailing Address:
    P.O. Box 1543
    273 Queen Anne Road
    Harwich, MA

    Phone Numbers:
    (508) 430-7555 Main
    (508) 430-7598 Fax

    General Inquiries/comments:
    Email Us

     DPW Office Hours

    Monday - Thursday
    8:30AM - 4:00PM

    8:30AM - 12:00PM

    Saturday, Sunday, & Holidays


     Harwich Transfer Station Information

    The Harwich Transfer Station, open seven days a week from 8am - 4pm, 362 days a year, actually consists of three separate operations on one site. The Transfer Station accepts household waste, also known as municipal solid waste (MSW), from residents and commercial haulers. The MSW is loaded into 100-yard trailers and transported to ABC Disposal, located in Rochester, Massachusetts, approximately 50 miles from Harwich. Disposal Area staff made 336 trips in 2014, moving a total of 7853 tons of MSW.

    The second component of the operation is the drop-off Recycling Center, located east of the Transfer Station. The site consists of ten roll-off containers and several tables. A total of 1165 tons of recycled material was hauled mostly to New Bedford and accounted for a total of 165 trips. In addition, there are Salvation Army bins for clothing donations, and paint and oil recycling sheds.

    The last major component of the operation is known as the C&D pad. C&D (construction and demolition, i.e. wood waste from building and remodeling, shingles, unusable furniture and mattresses) is dropped off on a concrete pad south of the Transfer Station where it is processed to increase density and loaded into 100-yard trailers for transport. During 2014, our trucks made 374 trips, hauling a total of 6121 tons of C&D.


    Christmas Trees

    Remove ornaments, etc.

    Bulk Metal

    Large metal items - fee

    Yard Waste

    Leaves, grass and other easily
    raked material. No plastic
    bags, brush, stumps

    Auto Shed

    Car batteries, motor oil, filters,
    gasoline, and antifreeze




    209 Queen Anne Road
    Harwich, MA, 02645

    Open 7 days a week
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day



    2016 Household Hazardous Products Collection Schedule

    HHP Collections are held the second Saturday of each month, May through October, from 9:00AM to Noon, at the Harwich Transfer Station, 209 Queen Anne Road, Harwich

    May 14

    June 11

    July 9

    August 13

    September 10

    October 8