The expansion still needs approval from the Air Pollution Control District, water quality regulators and the Marine Corps, which owns the land.
Judges selected the winner based on prototype performance, public response and feedback from the department’s sanitation workers.
The new transfer station will be built to help accommodate growing waste streams at the county’s landfill.
Town officials say they are examining different options to implement a new way to deal with sanitation.
Environmental group DUMP has agreed to drop its appeal of the Coventry landfill’s solid waste permit.