Biddeford’s transfer station will begin accepting acceptable debris wood from city residents starting Tuesday and running through Oct. 20. FILE PHOTO

BIDDEFORD — The Biddeford Transfer Station at 371 Hill St. will allow city residents to dispose of scrap wood waste starting Tuesday, Oct. 9 and running through Saturday, Oct. 20.

Acceptable debris wood, defined as wood waste cut into 3-foot pieces, can be dropped off at the transfer station in 1 cubic yard quantities during hours of operation.

Sheetrock, roofing paper and shingles will not be accepted.

Hours of operation at the transfer station are 7 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. The facility is closed on Sunday and Monday.

The transfer station also accepts an array of other common items for disposal including:

• Bulky household items

• Carpeting (cut into 2-foot square pieces)

• Couches (cut in half)

• Demo debris ($20 per cubic yard cut into 3-foot pieces)

• Furniture

• Large items

• Mattresses/box springs (broken down)

• Recliners/sleeper sofas (broken down)

• Televisions, computer monitors and CPUs

For questions or more information, call the Biddeford Public Works Department at 282-1579.

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