Transfer Station & Solid Waste

Portsmouth Transfer Station

Access the Transfer Station facility to see more details, such as holiday closures, and other useful information regarding the resource.

Portsmouth Transfer Station Sticker Program

Sale of Stickers

2017 Portsmouth Transfer Station stickers are on sale at the Tax Collections Office at Town Hall. The cost for the 2016 sticker is $160, with the second sticker per household $10. Each year, your previous year's sticker is good for entry at the Transfer Station until January 31 of the next year, i.e., 2016 sticker is good until January 31, 2017.

Sticker Policies

The Transfer Station sticker is payable by cash, check or credit card and must be permanently affixed to the upper passenger's side windshield below the tint of the vehicle for which it is being obtained.

To purchase a resident's sticker, bring their vehicle's registration into the Tax Collector's office. Seasonal residents must provide proof of residence at their Portsmouth address, such as electric or cable bill or lease in their name. Residents with leased vehicles must provide their automobile's insurance form showing their Portsmouth address or company letter that they have exclusive use of the vehicle.

Requests for stickers for additional vehicles will require separate information for each vehicle. Complete a Transfer Station sticker application if purchasing a sticker by mail.

Purchase a one-week pass for temporary or seasonal residents. Provide lease or rental agreement as proof of town residence.

Purchase a one-day pass for disposal of Construction & Demolition debris (must already have a valid sticker).

Application and Rules

Transfer Station Rules and Regulations

Please review and follow Transfer Station Rules to ensure a safe and smooth traffic flow at the Transfer Station.

All residents are required to display a valid Transfer Station sticker to use the Transfer Station located at the corner of Hedly Street and West Main Road.

Please see our Portsmouth Recycles page for recycling information at the Transfer Station!

New Recycling Information from RIRRC

Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corp (RIRRC) has a handy A-Z list if you have a specific item you want to research.