Transfer Station / Recycling Center

The Transfer Station is located at 1801 Van Horn Road and is available for Trenton residents wishing to dispose of residential trash or recycling. It is open Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Proof of residency is required.


A fee of $5 for cars and $10 for trucks and trailers is charged when disposing of trash (cash only) at the Transfer Station. Additional fees:

  • $25 fee will be charged for all items containing Freon. This covers the removal of the freon and the inspection. 
  • $20 fee for each mattress and each box spring.

Trenton Business Owners, Apartment Owners & Contractors

Trenton business owners, apartment owners, and contractors may use the Transfer Station but will be charged $35 per cubic yard, with a minimum $75 charge.

Acceptable Items at No Charge

  • Commingled Recycling
  • Old Household Batteries
  • Scrap Metal
  • Used Motor Oil
  • Yard Waste

Unacceptable Items

  • Bricks
  • Concrete
  • Household Hazardous Wastes
  • Shingles
  • Sod
  • Tires

Recycling Services

Residential commingled recycling is accepted at the Transfer Station. Here are the guidelines for what is accepted and what is not. Recycling Guidelines.