transfer station

noun

Definition of transfer station

: a site where recyclables and refuse are collected and sorted in preparation for processing or landfill

Examples of transfer station in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Republic Services wants to build a waste transfer station near 115th Avenue and Happy Valley Parkway on an unincorporated county island in northwest Peoria. Joshua Bowling, azcentral, "Thousands of Peoria residents have signed a petition against a waste transfer station," 12 June 2020 Last month, the city approved a $75,000 settlement after a white police officer pepper-sprayed a black teenage girl at a downtown bus transfer station and threw her to the ground, bruising her ribs. NBC News, "'Des Moines is not immune to this': Iowa protesters march for racial justice — and get results," 1 June 2020 The existing transfer station would eventually be demolished. Chris Mayhew, Cincinnati.com, "Garbage sale: Covington proposes to sell trash transfer station to Rumpke for $8 million," 23 Apr. 2020 Idyllic weather helped the project along, as community groups, families, and individual residents picked up trash, manicured the shrubbery in Veterans Memorial Park in Jewett City, and hauled waste to the town transfer station. Janice Steinhagen, Courant Community, "Crews Clean Up Streets, Parks For Earth Day," 2 May 2018 In addition to the Africatown grant, the city of Bessemer got $300,000 to assess cleanup opportunities in its downtown area, and Dothan received $297,000 to clean up an old electrical transfer station. Dennis Pillion | Dpillion@al.com, al, "EPA grants to help clean up pollution in Africatown, Dothan and Bessemer," 14 May 2020 McDonald's LinkedIn profile states he was employed since May 2019 and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of both entities, including a sewage collection system, municipal solid waste transfer station and closed landfills. Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press, "St. Clair Shore mayor poised to get $114,000-a-year job in authority he helps oversee," 1 May 2020 Kickel estimated the rate would be $35 to $40 a ton to run the individual packers to Rumpke’s private transfer station in Broadview Heights. Thomas Jewell, cleveland, "Cleveland Heights Finance Committee reviews Refuse & Recycling Task Force findings," 3 Mar. 2020 City officials also made their case for keeping the municipal transfer station, located off Mayfield Road behind the City Service Department. Thomas Jewell, cleveland, "Cleveland Heights Finance Committee reviews Refuse & Recycling Task Force findings," 3 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of transfer station

1969, in the meaning defined above

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18 Jun 2020

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“Transfer station.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/transfer%20station. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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