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

Hours of Operation: Tuesday, Friday and Saturday- 8am-4pm

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)

  • YOU MUST WRITE YOUR PERMIT NUMBER ON YOUR PUNCHCARD
  • Punchcards are sold in $ 8.00 increments with 4 punches on each card.

NEW Town of Rochester Transfer Station Fees            (effective Friday, 9/18/20)

Transfer Station May be Used by Town of Rochester Residential Users ONLY

Permits Required for use of Transfer Station

 No Commercial, Business, Contractor, or Farm Refuse Accepted
(This is due to recent NYS DEC regulations governing the hauling of refuse and C&D)

No Vehicles larger than a pickup or equivalent size tow behind car trailer
No Mechanical Tip Vehicles

HOUSEHOLD WASTE (MSW, MUNICIPAL, SOLID WASTE)

Up to 30 gallons                                                                                  $ 2.00 ( 1 punch)
30 gallons or greater                                                                           $ 4.00 ( 2 punches)

RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLITION DEBRIS (C&D)

RESIDENTIAL ONLY.
NO COMMERCIAL, BUSINESS, CONTRACTOR, OR FARM C&D ACCEPTED  

LOAD MAXIMUM of 2 Cubic Yards.
Cubic Yard Guide:      3x3x3ft = 1 cubic yard (27 square feet)               

C&D capacity is limited.
Transfer Station reserves the right to refuse C&D based on the capacity of transfer station.

BULK/LOOSE IN TRUCK OR TRAILER (Max 2 cubic yards)
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)

TRANSFER STATION PRICING FOR INDIVIDUAL ITEMS (per piece)

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**

Furniture

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

Mattresses

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                                                                         $10.00

FREE:

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

RECYCLABLES ACCEPTED: NOT ACCEPTED:
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