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

Hours of Operation: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday- 8AM-3:45PM

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

  • The Transfer Station may be used by Town of Rochester Residential Users ONLY.
  • Commercial, Business, Contractor, or Farm Refuse CANNOT BE Accepted

Effective 10/5/18 Commercial haulers and non-residents permits are no longer available

  • Permits are required and must be located on your vehicle to use the Transfer Station
  • No vehicles larger than a pickup or equivalent size tow behind car trailer
  • Mechanical tip vehicles may not “tip” to dispose of refuse

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

  • Valid for 1 year of the last day of the month purchase date.

(example: purchase Jan. 15, 2021 – Good until Jan. 31, 2022

  • 1 permit per household which includes 2 vehicles

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)                          

Less than 30 gallons                                                                                $ 2.00 (1 punch)

30 gallons or greater                                                                               $ 4.00 (2 punches)

 RESIDENTIAL C&D (Construction & Demolition Debris)

  • Residential ONLY.
    • No Commercial, Business, Contractor, Or Farm C&D Accepted
    • C&D capacity is limited.
    • Transfer Station reserves the right to refuse C&D based on the capacity of transfer station.

 LOAD MAXIMUM of 2 Cubic Yards.

Cubic Yard Guide:            3x3x3ft = 1 cubic yard (27 square feet)


  • Cannot be filled above the body of truck

Short 6’ Truck Bed: about 1.5 cubic yards                                                       $100

Standard 8’ Truck Bed: not to exceed more than 2 cubic yards            $125

Heavy Material Surcharge*                                                                                 $25

*May be assessed If load is greater than 50% brick, shingles, rubble, concrete, or asphalt


 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

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

Other Disposables

**Furniture, Mattresses & Rugs Will Be Charged Double If Received Wet**


Chairs, kitchen, office                                                                                            $ 4,00

Living Room Furniture                                                                                            $ 6.00 per seat

Sofa                                                                                                                               $ 18.00

Sleeper Sofa                                                                                                              $ 24.00

Wood/plastic Furniture (desks, dressers, etc.)                                           $ 8.00


Twin, each piece                                                                                                      $ 8.00

Full/Queen, each piece                                                                                         $10.00

King, each piece                                                                                                       $16.00

Rugs, Carpets, Pads

Up to 12×12                                                                                                                $ 8.00

Larger than 12×12                                                                                                    $16.00

Porcelain sink, toilet, bathroom vanity                                                                 $10.00

Recyclables – as per UCRRA approved list

  • PLEASE, NO Plastic Bags or Garbage Bags

Glass, Mixed Paper, Cardboard, Aluminum Metal                                     Free

Metal                                                                                                                            Free

Organic Waste/Food Scraps                                                                                                Free


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