TRANSFER STATION

RESIDENTS OF THE TOWN OF WESTERLO ONLY

Hours:
Tuesday - 8:00 am - 3:45 pm
Saturday - 8:00 am - 3:45 pm
Sunday - 8:00 am - 11:45 am

SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING

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ACCEPTABLE ITEMS
cardboard
Flattened Cardboard
magazines
Magazines
office paper
Office Paper
junk mail
Junk Mail
phone books
Phone Books
paperboard
Paper Board
paper bags
Brown Paper Bage
newspaper
Newspaper
plastic bottles
Plastic Bottles
glass bottles
Glass Bottles and Jars
aluminum cans
Aluminum Cans,
Aluminum Foil & Pie Tins
steel cans
Steel Cans &
Empty Aerosol Cans
UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS
plastic bags
Plastic Bags
food waste
Food Waste
wood
Wood
Accepted In Small Amounts
 
PUT EVERYTHING IN ONE CONTAINER - NO MORE SORTING!
THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS ARE NOW ACCEPTED FOR SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING
MATERIAL WHAT TO RECYCLE HOW TO PREPARE DO NOT INCLUDE
Items listed below can be commingled (mixed|into the same recycling container
PAPER
PRODUCTS
Newspapers & GLOSSY INSERTS
Magazines
Phone Books
Junk (and other) mail
Cereal boxes, packaging, toy boxes, etc.
White, colored & computer paper
Corrugated cardboard
Remove plastic or foil liner from cereal
and package boxes.


FLATTEN CARDBOARD
DO NOT place in plastic bags.
NO wax or foil coated materials.
NO egg cartons.
NO PIZZA BOXES.
NOTE: waxed paper products, tissue,
paper towels, napkins, and food
containers can be easily composted
in your back yard.
GLASS Clear, brown or green food and beverage containers ONLY.

Rinse Clean and place in recycling container.
Labels, lids and neck rings are okay.

Rinse Clean is a must

NO Iight bulbs.
NO window glass.
NO dishes, glasses, ceramics, Pyrex.
NO mirrors.
NO broken glass.
METAL CANS All metal cans, tin, steel, aluminum, etc.
Aluminum foil and food trays
Empty aerosol cans
Rinse Clean and place in recycling container.
Labels, lids and neck rings are okay

Rinse Clean is a must
NO paint or oil cans
PLASTIC Plastic milk, juice, and water jugs
Soda bottles
Detergent bottles
Plastics #1 through #7
Remove lids, Rinse Clean and flatten bottles to reduce size, then place in your recycling container.
Labels, lids and neck rings are okay.

Rinse Clean is a must
NO plastic bags/wrappings.
NO motor oil or anti freeze containers
(can be put in trash if empty).
NO polystyrene (styrofoam).

UNACCEPTABLE MATERIALS LIST

SOLID WASTE SHALL NOT CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING:

  1. EXPLOSIVES OR AMMUNITIONS
  2. COMBUSTABLE LIQUID OR GAS CONTAINER, BOTTLES, CYLINDERS OR CANS
  3. CAUSTIC ACIDS, CORROSIVES, CHEMICALS OR OTHER HAZARDOUS WASTES, RADIOACTIVE OR OTHER CONTAMINATION OR POLLUTANTS PROHIBITED BY MANDATORY AND BINDING LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES AND NEW YORK STATE
  4. LIQUID OR SLURRY WASTES
  5. UNOPENED CONTAINERS, EXCEPT EMPTY HOUSEHOLD SPRAY CANS
  6. NO LAWN CLEARING DEBRIS INCLUDING GRASS, LEAVES, STUMPS TREE TRUNKS OR LIMBS
  7. THICK WALLED OR SOLID METALLIC OBJECTS SUCH AS CASTINGS, FORGINGS, GAS CYLINDERS OR MOTORS
  8. STEEL OR NYLON ROPE, CABLES, OR SLINGS MORE THAT FOUR FEET LONG.
  9. CASE HARDENED OR ALLOY STEEL CHAiwS OVER 3/8 INCHES IN DIAMETER OR 4 FEET IN LENGTH
  10. ANIMAL WASTES OR PARTS OF ANIMALS OTHER THAN NORMAL HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE
  11. NO RECYCLABLES A S DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES
  12. SOLID BLOCKS OF METAL, RUBBER OR PLASTIC IN E X C E S S OF TWO CUBIC FEET
  13. ANY MATERIAL CLASSIFIED AS INFECTIOUS, HAZARDOUS WASTES (CONTAMINATED HYPODERMIC NEEDLES, SYRINGES, BROKEN GLASS, AND SCALPEL BLADES, ISOLATION WASTE, CULTURES AND STOCK FROM LABORATORIES, HUMAN BLOOD AND BLOOD PRODUCTS)
  14. NO BARRELS OR DRUMS
  15. NO ASBESTOS WASTE
  16. NO INCINERATED OR PARTIALLY INCINERATED MATERIALS
  17. INDUSTRIAL WASTES, WASTES THAT A R E NOT EASILY RECOGNIZABLE OR WASTES
  18. THAT MAY POSE A HEALTH RISK TO LANDFILL EMPLOYEES WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED WITH WRITTEN APPROVAL FROM THE LANDFILL.

PRICES FOR TRANSFER STATION
(Effective August 5, 2014)


REFRIGERATORS, FREEZERS, AIR CONDITIONERS . . . . . . . . . . . $15.00 each

APPLIANCES (WASHERS, DRYERS, STOVES, ETC.). . . . . . . . . . . . 6.00 each

SMALL TIRES INCLUDING CAR TIRES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.00 each

TRUCK TIRES :DUMP TRUCK, BUS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.00 each

CONSTRUCTION EQUIP TIRES: BACKHOE, GRADER . . . . . . . . . . .60.00 EACH

FARM EQUIP TIRES:  TRACTOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20.00 PER VERTICAL FT. EACH

SMALL PROPANE TANKS (25 LB OR SMALLER). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.00 each

LARGE PROPANE TANKS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.00 each

Please pay and get receipt from the Town Clerk's office before bringing appliances, tires and propane tanks to the transfer station.