Free Bulk Garbage
Free bulk garbage drop-off is available for residents who are paid in full on their taxes. The Transfer Station is open for free bulk-drop off on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 7:30 – 2:30 from June 4 – October 17th. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the City of Beacon will be temporarily raising the volume of free bulk drop-off from 250 to 500 pounds. Please note that in 2021 the volume will return to 250 pounds.
The Transfer Station provides City of Beacon residents with a drop-off facility for garbage, recyclables and yard waste.
Some items have a minimal drop-off fee. The Transfer Station accepts personal checks for all fees.
Transfer Station coupons and information about the City’s Free Dump Program are available at the City Clerk’s office.
Items accepted at the Transfer Station include:
- Appliances (Freon and non-Freon)
- Car batteries
- Cardboard — corrugated, paperboard, etc. (e.g. cereal boxes)
- Construction and demolition debris
- Furniture and household furnishings
- Metal, scrap (minimal fee)
- Newsprint, office paper, junk mail, magazines, catalogs
- Wood waste
- Yard waste (grass clippings may be dumped at no charge)
Items NOT accepted at the Transfer Station include:
- Household hazardous waste
- New or used motor oil