Caguas Transfer Station is located at Caguas, Caguas.

EC Waste operates a transfer station located at the Autonomous Municipality of Caguas. Transfer stations are facilities designed to deposit solid wastes temporarily, for later movement or transportation to a final disposal facility. Their primary purpose is to make waste management more efficient, helping to reduce transportation costs. They are an adequate and safe mechanism to manage solid wastes. A transfer trailer can transport to a sanitary landfill a load of waste equivalent to three or four smaller trucks.
The Caguas transfer station has a management capacity of 1,800 tons of solid waste per day and receives non-hazardous solid waste and redirects vegetative materials and pallets.

To contact Caguas Transfer Station, call (787) 852-4444, or view more information below. Looking for more locations in Caguas, Caguas? Scroll down to see a listing of waste locations and handlers towards the bottom of this page.

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STREET ADDRESS

Caguas, Caguas
Puerto Rico

PHONE

P: (787) 852-4444

WEBSITE

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is this the official Caguas Transfer Station website?

This page and website is a part of the Wastebits Locator, providing a comprehensive resource of contact information for waste handlers. It is not the official website of Caguas Transfer Station.

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What are waste transfer facilities?

Waste transfer facilities are specialized sites designed to receive, store, process, and move waste material from one point to another. These facilities are often used in large cities or densely populated areas where the transport of waste materials is difficult or costly due to limited space and access. The goal of these facilities is to provide an efficient and economical system for moving waste from its point of origin to a designated final disposal site.

What kind of waste can be processed at a transfer facility?

A wide variety of waste materials can be managed at a transfer facility, including municipal solid waste (MSW), construction and demolition debris (C&D), and hazardous wastes such as medical sharps, oil-based paints, solvents, and lead acid batteries.

How is safety enforced at a transfer facility?

Waste transfer facilities are designed to minimize risks associated with handling, transporting, and disposing of hazardous materials. The safety of workers and the public is ensured through comprehensive training programs, strict safety protocols, and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

What are the benefits of using a waste transfer facility?

Waste transfer facilities offer several advantages over traditional disposal practices. They provide an efficient and economical way to transport and process waste while minimizing health risks associated with improper handling and exposure. Additionally, they reduce greenhouse gas emissions generated by waste transport vehicles and may help reduce the need for new landfills.

Do I need to use a waste transfer facility?

It depends on your specific needs and situation. Generally speaking, if you produce large amounts of non-hazardous waste or hazardous waste that requires special handling, then a waste transfer facility may be a viable option. For households or small businesses that generate limited amounts of waste, the most cost effective and environmentally friendly solution is to properly dispose of items at your local landfill or recycling center.

Are there any regulations that govern waste transfer facilities?

Yes. Waste transfer facilities are subject to a variety of federal, state, and local laws and regulations that address topics such as hazardous material handling, licensing requirements, worker safety, public health, environmental protection, and more. Additionally, each facility must meet the guidelines set forth by its respective state or local health department.

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