Why do we need to go to the Department of Public Works to show a license and registration?
The Hingham Transfer Station is permitted by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MADEP). This means the DEP allows the Town of Hingham to run a Transfer Station and accept refuse such as construction and demolition debris. In order to have the bulky, construction, and demolition waste area open, we must follow the rules and regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MADEP). They require the town to inspect all loads of bulky, construction, and demolition waste going to the Transfer Station. We also need to keep people that are non-residents from using the Transfer Station. The DEP has approved our inspection process, which entails residents coming to the Department of Public Works to show proof of residency and allowing inspection of their the load of refuse.

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1. Where is the Department of Public Works office located?
2. When is the Hingham Transfer Station open?
3. Does a Hingham resident have to pay for a Residential Permit (sticker)?
4. Does a Hingham resident have to pay for a Bulky Waste or Construction and Demolition (C&D) Permit?
5. Where and when do I go for a permit?
6. What information do I need to get a permit?
7. Why do we need to go to the Department of Public Works to show a license and registration?
8. Why can't the Transfer Station inspect the loads of refuse?
9. Do I have to recycle?
10. Why might a Hingham Resident have to get a Commercial Vehicle Permit (CVP)?
11. Is there a fee for a Commercial Vehicle Permit (CVP)?
12. Who has to go over the scale at the Hingham Transfer Station?
13. Why can't a resident borrow or use a vehicle with commercial plates?
14. How do I obtain a Bulky, Construction, and Demolition Waste (C&D) Permit?
15. Why is the area (bulky, construction, and demolition) only open on Thursdays and Fridays and the 2nd Saturday until noon?
16. If I have a Commercial Vehicle Permit, how much bulky, construction, and demolition waste can I take to the Transfer Station?
17. If I have a Commercial Vehicle Permit how much will I be charged for the disposal of bulky, construction, and demolition waste at the Transfer Station?
18. How do I pay?
19. If I am a part-time resident of Hingham, what information do I need provide to get a part-time resident sticker?
20. Is there a charge for a part-time resident sticker?
21. What are the SWAP Shop policies?