Transfer Station Information

Trash and recycling material can be disposed of at:

Transfer Station
Cow Pond Brook Road
Groton, MA 01450

Phone: (978) 732-1900

Hours: Wednesday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Price Schedule
See the full Transfer Station price schedule and other information (PDF document).

Map and Transfer Station Tips
To see a plot plan of the transfer station that details where trash and recyclables are to be deposited and tips on where to dispose unique items, click here.

Vehicle stickers and special town trash disposal bags are required to dispose of trash at the Transfer Station. There is no charge or sticker required for recycling. Vehicle stickers can be obtained at the Town Clerk's office. During June, July, and August stickers may also be purchased at the Transfer Station on Saturdays from 8am - 4pm.

Once you've purchased your vehicle sticker, place it on your vehicle immediately for access to the disposal area. The Board of Health encourages residents to mail in their renewals at which time your sticker(s) will be mailed back to you. Please include a copy of your vehicle registration and make checks payable to Town of Groton.

Primary Sticker: $60.00
Senior Rate-Age 60+: $15.00
Second Sticker (same household): $10.00

Trash Disposal Bags
Bags can be purchased at the Town Clerk's office, the Transfer Station, and Groton Shaw's. Prices: 15 gallon - Pkg. 10/$11.00 32 gallon - Pkg. 10/$19.00 45 gallon - Pkg. 10/$27.00 (45 gallon not sold at Groton Donelan's)

Compost Bins 
Compost bins are available at the Groton Transfer Station for $25. Kitchen scrap buckets are also available for $5.

The Perfect Compost Recipe - How to Get Your Compost Heap Cooking!

Devens Regional Household Hazardous Products Collection Center

Town residents and small businesses have 20 opportunities per year to properly dispose of household hazardous waste, such as cleaners, pesticides, fertilizers, paint, auto fluids, etc. Go to to learn more and ask questions about what to take to the Devens Regional Household Hazardous Products Collections Center. The Center is located behind 9 Cook Street at the Devens Department of Public Works Facility off of Buena Vista Street. The center is open from March to December.

Please take a look at this helpful guide and see how you can save money and help the environment.

Recycle Guide 2013

Nashoba Reuse A-Z Guide 2014

Transfer Station Stickers

Available for purchase at the Town Clerk's office and at the Transfer Station(seasonal).

Beyond the Bin Recycling Directory

Please click here to view the Beyond the Bin Recycling Directory.