Household waste must be placed into special 33-gallon trash bags available at the transfer station. The bags are for $2 each, payable by check.

Gilsum has a pay as you throw policy for garbage disposal. However, there is no charge for materials dropped off in recycling bins.  Trash: $2 per 33-gallon bag or buy a roll of 10 for $20. Gilsum recycles glass, plastic bottles (#1 and #2 only), tin and aluminum cans, mixed paper (including cardboard and corrugated) and scrap metal.

No cash will be accepted at the transfer station. Please make checks payable to Monadnock Disposal Service, Inc.

Household trash

$2 per 33-gallon bag

Furniture and Appliances

Fridge/freezer/AC unit              $25
Sofa/couch/love seat                 $20
Mattress or box spring              $10
TV/computer monitor               $10
Stove/dish washer etc.              $10
Recliner/large chair                   $8

Construction/bulk waste

Construction/demolition waste    $20 per cubic yard
Roofing shingles                               $50 per cubic yard


Car tire                                        $6
Car tire with rim                        $8
Truck tire up to 22″                   $20
Truck tire up to 22″ w/rim      $25
Tractor tire                                  $50
Loader tire                                   $100

Propane Tanks

5lb                                                $1
20lb                                              $10
40lb or larger                             $40