Transfer Station


Location: 1624 Brook Road, Goshen

***Summer Hours: Wednesday 12-5:45 pm and Sunday 9-2:45 pm (June 1st through September 30th).

***Winter Hours: Sunday 9-2:45 pm and Wednesday 10-2:45 (October 1st through May 31st).

The Transfer Station will be CLOSED on December 24th in observance of Christmas Eve! Thank you –  Transfer Station Holiday Hours

Help Wanted, Town of Goshen Transfer Station


The following PDF’s are of the new handouts and pamphlets that will be available soon at the transfer station.  Thank you Barbara for making them 

Transfer Station Handout-page 1 front

Transfer Station Handout-page 1 back

Transfer Station Handout-page 2 front

Transfer Station Handout-page 2 back

Transfer Station Pamphlet-front

Transfer Station Pamphlet-back

NOTICE: Cat litter is not allowed in the trash compactor. All cat litter must be put into demolition.
Used cat litter & its chemicals have been impacting the function of the compactor.

Goshen Transfer Station Fees – Effective August 1, 2021

New COVID 19 Transfer Station Guidelines Effective April 1, 2020

Septic Tank System Information

Household Hazardous Waste 2022 Collections Dates

Information on hazardous waste

Goshen Recycle Impact Report (NRRA)

Goshen Transfer Station Sticker procedure:

Effective January 1, 2022 all vehicles using the transfer station must have transfer sticker, with plate number written in box, on their vehicle.

1. Sticker will be attached to lower passenger side of the windshield.

2. Limit 2 per house hold.

3. Replacement stickers will require proof of loss. (i.e changing vehicle.)

4. Stickers valid until December 31, 2023

Per the Goshen Board of Selectmen

NOTICE: Transfer Station Tickets:

Tickets for the Transfer Station will be sold at the Transfer Station and Goshen Town Office. To purchase the Tickets at the Transfer Station:

  • Cash Only (Correct amount of cash)
  • No Checks
  • No Credit Cards

The Town of Goshen Transfer and Recycling Station

Prohibited Waste:

This facility is not permitted to receive any of the following types of solid wastes; Explosive wastes; ignitable wastes; contained gaseous waste; corrosive wastes; toxic waste; infectious waste; animal carcasses; contaminated soils and other absorbent media; and any waste generated outside the borders of New Hampshire.  This list is not complete as there are many things considered HHW that we do not take.  It is best to ASK the operator at the facility before you try to throw away something you are not sure of.  This includes disposing of the item in the Demo or Metal Bins.

Oil and solvent based paints

Solvents and spray cleaners

Aerosol cans with flammable propellants inside



Roofing cement

Pool chemicals

Battery acid

Muriatic acid

Drain cleaners (acid & basic)

Lye (basic)

Paint strippers

Insect and animal repellents

Lawn fertilizers


Wood preservative




Old ether, picric acid

Items that chemically react with air or water

Prescription medicines




Fire Extinguishers


Filled propane tanks

Authorized Waste:

The facility is limited to receiving the below listed types of solid waste only.  Certain items are accepted but CANNOT be thrown away as trash, Demo or metal.  There are specific rules for taking certain items see below:

Mixed Municipal Solid Waste, as defined by Env-Sw 103.45, namely “solid waste” generated at residences, but excluding construction and demolition debris, automobile scrap and other motor vehicle waste, infectious waste, asbestos waste, contaminated soil and other absorbent media, and ash other than ash from household stoves.

Select recyclable materials, which have been sorted/separated by the generator (source separated), as follows

Paper & Cardboard.  NO used paper plates, napkins or tissues.  No pizza boxes with grease stains.  Food is a major contaminate so all items to be recycled should be thoroughly cleaned.

Aluminum cans (soda/beer) please wash out.

Metal cans (food cans) please clean food out of cans completely

Plastics (only labeled plastics # 1 – 8) Please clean these items as any food

residue will cause it to be thrown in the compactor.  NO straws, plastic bags,

plastic wrap.  If the item does not have a 1-8 symbol on it we do not recycle that item.

Glass & ceramic bottles: Please make sure glass is cleaned of any food particles.

Bulky waste, as defined by Env-Sw 102.23 namely “large items that cannot be handled by normal solid waste processing, collection or disposal methods, such as appliances, furniture, large auto parts, tires, tree stumps(*),  as follows:

Please see the attendant before disposing of anything in the bulk or metal bins.

Appliances/white goods (Fee) White goods potentially contain CFCs and or PCBs (refrigerators, microwaves, air conditioners) must be stored separately in a location accessible to qualified personnel who come to the facility and remove the appliance to eventually extract the CFCs and or PCB components in accordance with applicable regulations at their facility).  Refrigerator and freezer doors must come to the station already removed and metal or plastic shelving must be disposed of in the correct bin. Stoves,dishwashers, dryers, vacuum cleaners, washing machines can be placed directly in the metal only container. Microwaves can be placed with refrigerator/freezers/AC for attendants to remove possible contaminants.

Electronic waste: (Fee) These items contain cathode ray tubes (CRTs) which contain lead. Computers, televisions, dvds, VCR, monitors, computer towers, laptops must be placed in a designated area to be dated, boxed or wrapped and placed on pallets in storage container to be picked up by outside vendor

Furniture: (Fee)  placed in a bulk container unless metal.

Mattresses: (Fee) Place upright behind the plastic bin on the lower road.

Tires: (Fee) Tires must be collected and stored in accordance  with Env -Sw 905) placed in a closed container without rims.

Propane tanks; (Fee) They must be EMPTY.  They must be given to an operator and NOT thrown in the metal or demo bins.  We DO NOT accept larger than 20 lbs.

Smaller Metal Household Goods: Always check with the attendant first.

Gas grills without propane tank: (No fee)

Small Metal counter top appliances (toaster and toast ovens) (No fee)

Small household items (No fee)

Inert construction and demolition debris: (Fee)  as defined  by Env -Sw 103.26,

namely “construction and demolition debris which is comprised of materials that do not degrade, combust or generate leachate, as follows:

Asphalt, Brick, Concrete, Fiberglass, Insulation, Plaster, Porcelain fixtures, Tile, Drywall, Lumber (both treated and untreated) Carpeting, Plastic (not numbered 1-7), Vinyl

Wood ash/leaves/brush under 5” circumference: (No fee)

Ash from household stoves must be placed with brush (under 5 inches in circumference) and must be placed in the designated area that is different from leaves that are placed in the compost pile.

Batteries: (No fee) Universal waste. Must be given to an attendant.  They will be separated and taped and stored following appropriate guidelines.  Should not be kept more than a year. They will be picked up by an outside vendor.

Lead Acid


Button cell

Nickel Cadmium

Fluorescent lights:  (Fee) These must be given to an attendant. They are universal waste and contain mercury. It is illegal to crush lamps on purpose.  These cannot be kept on the premises for more than a year.

HAL Lamp

Flood Lamp

LED Lamp

CFL Lamp

HID lamp,

UBend/Circle Flo

4’ Fluorescent

PCB Ballast & Non PCB Ballast

Used Motor Oil: (No fee) Must be given to the operator in a closed container with no  other liquid residue.  Only an operator can transfer oil into a larger receptacle.

Mercury: (No fee) The following devices should be given to the attendant and must be kept in a container labeled Universal Waste and should not be kept for more than a year.  They include:





Town of Goshen New Hampshire Recycling Ordinance