Lincoln Transfer Station

The Town of Lincoln has renewed its contract with Acker Waste Management for continued operation of the transfer station and recycling center. 

  • We can recycle co-mingled glass, paper, cardboard, metal, and plastics #1-#7, but we no longer accept plastic bags for recycling. Recyclables must be in open bins. 

  • Compostable food scraps are accepted $2.00 per 5 gallon bucket
  • Trash must be in bags.  Please bring exact change or write a check, wear a mask, follow 6-foot social distancing, and bring your own hand sanitizer when you visit the Transfer Station. If you need assistance with your trash, please ask an attendant.
  • Disposal of household trash and appliances require an additional fee which can be paid for at the transfer station.
  • Per-bag fee to dispose of trash: Generally this is about $7.00 per large bag / $5.00 per small bag

  • Electronic devices including , but not limited to TV's, computers and monitors must be taken to the ACSWMD Transfer Station in Middlebury.
  • Hazardous waste must be taken to the ACSWMD Transfer Station in Middlebury

Additional Fees
There is an additional fee to dispose of certain items. You may pay the attendant at the Transfer Station. Pricing may differ depending on size and weight.

  • Furniture, toys, and other bulky items may be accepted. Ask the attendant for a price.

    Tires are no longer accepted at the Lincoln Recycling Center/Transfer Station. Tires should be taken to the Addison County Solid Waste Management District (ACSWMD) transfer Station at 1223 US7 south in Middlebury.

    You can get up-to-date information on tire disposal, recycling, hazardous waste and household solid waste as follows:


    Phone 802-388-2333

    Please note that a new ACSWMD Regional Transfer Station is currently being developed on Campground Road in New Haven. This facility will be open to all residents in the 21 member towns of ACSWMD. The first phase is expected to open in summer 2024. Please check the ACSWMD web-site for more detailed information.