Transfer Station

Address: 100 Airport Road Accord, New York

Transfer Station: 845-626-5273 * Town Clerk: 845-626-7384 

Recycling and Composting Liaison: Councilwoman Enouen

Transfer Station Employees: Harry Worden, David Linscott Jr., Bob Barringer, Jeffery Subeh

Hours of Operation: Tuesday, Friday and Saturday- 8am-4pm (scale closes at 3:30pm)

Please note the Transfer Station is closed for the following Holidays:

  • New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Election Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas.
  • When there is inclement weather please call ahead of time because of possible delays or closures.

Methods of Payment:

Purchases made at the Town Clerk’s Office (8am-12pm & 1pm-4pm Monday-Friday) can be made using check, cash, money order or credit card(additional fees apply for cc)

Purchases made at the Transfer Station must be a check or money order only.

All checks are made payable to “Town of Rochester”. Checks MUST include address, phone number & permit number

Permits: (available for purchase at the Town Clerk’s office OR at the Transfer Station)

  • You must have a valid permit on your vehicle to use the Transfer Station
  • Valid for 1 year of said purchase date.
  • 1 permit per household which includes 2 vehicles
  • Effective 10/5/18 Commercial haulers and non-residents permits are no longer available

Resident:                                                         $ 35.00   (proof of residency)

Senior Permit 65+:                                          $ 20.00

KAFAS- Kerhonkson Fire, Accord Fire           $ 20.00 (proof of membership required)

Punchcards: (available for purchase at the Town Clerk’s office OR at the Transfer Station)

  • Punchcards are sold in $ 8.00 increments with 4 punches on each card.

Household Waste (MSW, Municipal, Solid Waste)                                   

Up to 30 gallons                                                                         $ 2.00 ( 1 punch)

30 gallons or greater                                                                  $ 4.00 ( 2 punches)  

Construction & Debris: using scale weight                           $ 0.12 lb. / $ 240.00 per ton
NO commercial C&D can be accepted

Tires (no tires larger than tandem trailer size)

Passenger/Light Truck Tires:  Up to 16″                     $ 8.00

Medium Truck Tires larger than 16″                            $ 22.00

Large Truck Tires                                                        $ 8.00 Per Ply

Skid Steer Tires                                                           $16.00

Appliances: anything with Freon                                              $ 14.00 each

Florescent Lightbulbs:

Compact CFL lamps                                                                  $   1.00 each

4’T-8 or T-12 Lamps                                                                 $ 2.00 each

8’ T-8 or T-12 Lamps                                                               Not Accepted


Free Bin: usable items (as determined by TS employees) May be left in the free pile at no charge (No books please). There is no loitering.

Mulch: Mulch by the bucket is available in the Spring (first come first serve)

Paint: accepted as C&D if it is fully dried (solid)

Old Propane Canisters

Approved Recyclables: If you are not sure about an item please ask. No recyclables in bags please keep loose

MIXED PAPER RECYCLING: all paper should be clean and dry


Newspaper, magazines/catalogs, computer/copy/fax paper, writing/ledger paper, phonebooks, brown bags, cereal/tissue boxes, junk mail ( ads, envelopes, coupons), wrapping paper(not foil/metallic), greeting cards, paper egg cartons, books( hardcovers must be removed), Shredded Paper( in clear bags)


This is considered garbage:

Wax or plastic-coated paper/pizza boxes, wet or food-contaminated paper, paper streamers/tissue paper, tissues/napkins/paper towels.


CONTAINER RECYCLING: must be empty and clean


Plastic bottles ( drink, soap, etc.), jugs( milk, juice, etc.) ,tubs( yogurt, butter, etc.) caps/lids with # 1 & # 7

Aluminum cans, (beverages,etc.),clean aluminum foil/trays, tin cans(soup, etc.) metal lids from jars.



This is considered garbage:

Plastic bags/film (bring to participating retail stores), black plastic, plastic toys, electronics, Styrofoam, plastic food”clamshells”, plastic hangers, plant pots, laundry baskets, garden hoses, scrap metal/pipes, Tupperware, shelf-stable food cartons, furniture/fencings/siding, auto parts


GLASS RECYCLING: must be a clean bottle or jar with lids removed


Beverage bottles, food jars, any other CLEAN bottle or jar


This is considered garbage:

Household dishes/ovenware/pyrex/ceramics/porcelain, window glass, light bulbs, mirrors, crystal glass


CARDBOARD RECYCLING: flatten cardboard keep loose do not tie bundles together


Corrugated cardboard only


This is considered garbage:

Plastic bags, plastic shipping pillows(recyclable with plastic film at participating retail stores), food contaminated cardboard, Styrofoam/packing peanuts, cereal/tissue boxes, toilet paper rolls, paper towel rolls, brown paper bags, paper of any kind