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Transfer Station

Supervisor:  Phillip Morris
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The Murray Transfer Station is responsible for the disposal of solid waste generated by the citizens of Calloway County. Refuse is hauled to an off-site landfill by a third party contractor. Refuse is not deposited here in Calloway County.

The Transfer Station is located off of Hwy. 80 West of Murray.

Hours of operation: (New Hours effective November, 2015)
April thru October -  7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday and 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. each Saturday.
November thru March - 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday and 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. the first Saturday of the month.

Any questions regarding the transfer station can be directed to the Sanitation Department at 270-762-0381 or directly to the Transfer Station at 270-489-2584.

Transfer Station FAQs

Q. What are the hours of operation for the Murray Transfer Station?
A. April thru October: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. each Saturday
    November thru March: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. first Saturday of the month
    Closed Sunday and City holidays

Q. How can I get to the transfer station?
A. Seven miles out of Murray on Highway 80 West to Potts Road. Turn right (north) onto Potts Road, and go 0.1 mile to Landfill Road.

Q. How much does it cost?
A. $45.75 per ton.  There is a minimum charge of $6.00 without a city sticker and a
minimum of $3.00 with a city sticker.

Q. What will you not take?
A. Whole tires, batteries, liquids (paint, chemicals, etc), air conditioners, refrigerators, freezers, and hazardous waste.

Q. What do you recycle and where do I take it?
A. See the recycling webpage.

Q. Will you take brush and yard waste?
A. Yes. There are also annual curbside brush and leaf pickup dates scheduled at staggered intervals across the city. See the Street Department page for more information.