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Ridge Road, Rensselaer, NY 12144


(518) 477-7012

2014 Information

Resident- Annual Permit

$80.00 Proof of East Greenbush Residency Required

Non-Resident Annual Permit

$105.00 Proof of Residency Required

Senior – Annual Permit

$40.00 Proof of East Greenbush Residency Required

Commercial Brush Permit

$525.00 Annual Permit for Commercial Landscaping Companies

Anyone electing to use the Transfer Station must have a Permit.  Each Permit holder will be issued a sticker for their car and should be placed behind the rear view mirror so it is clearly visible to the attendant.  Additional car stickers for multi-vehicle households can be purchased for $10.00 each.


Resident – Punch Cards

$70.00 each (Proof of East Greenbush Residency Required)

Non-Resident – Punch Cards

$80.00 each (Proof of Residency Required)

In addition to a Permit, a Punch Card must be purchased to avoid a fee each time the facility is used.  The Punch Card will be “punched” by the attendant depending on the quantity of refuse brought to the Transfer Station. The number of “punches” is determined at the discretion of the attendant.  Each punch card allows for the disposal of the equivalent of fifty – two 30-gallon bags. If you forget your punch, a fee of $2.00 per bag is assessed.


Residents may purchase as many punch cards as necessary.  Remaining “punches” at the end of the year are rolled over to the following calendar year.  NO REFUNDS will be granted to anyone who purchases a permit regardless of the time of year or circumstances surrounding such refund request

With a permit, the following items are accepted at no additional charge:

Bagged brush/leaves/grass clippings (in brown, recyclable bags)
Tree limbs (less than four inches in diameter)
Tin Cans
Household Batteries
Glass Bottles/Jars
Plastic Containers


Bikes/Yard Toys


Gas Grills


Car/Truck Batteries

$8.00 EACH

Propane Tanks


Passenger Vehicle Tires




Commercial Tires




Pool Liners/Covers


Small Household Appliances




Wood Furniture


Mattress/Box Spring

$8.00 EACH

*Household Appliance


*Refrigerators and Air Conditioners still charged with Freon are charged an additional fee of $15.00

 Household construction/demolition debris will be charged $10.00 per 30-gallon container.  All debris must fit into a barrel not containing any of the items specifically excluded on the list below:


Prohibited Items:

Commercial Construction/Demolition Debris

Motor Oil


Flammable Liquids

Radioactive Waste

Hazardous Waste

Roof Shingles

Tree Stumps

In addition, other items may be deemed dangerous or otherwise not acceptable by the facility attendant.





Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

8:30 AM - 4:55 PM


8:30 AM - 6:55 PM


8:00 AM - 4:25 PM




New Year’s Day

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Good Friday

Friday, April 18, 2014

Independence Day

Friday, July 4, 2014

Election Day

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Day After Thanksgiving

Friday, November 28, 2014

Christmas Day

Thursday, December 25, 2014



2014 Spring Clean Up Dates

2014 Fall Clean Up Dates

Monday, April 7

Monday, October 27

Monday, April 14

Monday, November 3

Monday, April 21

Monday, November 10

Monday, April 28

Monday, November 17

Monday, May 5

Monday, November 24

2014 Amnesty Week December 1st – 5th


Please remember the following when bringing items to the dump:

  • Household items must be bagged
  • There are NO overloads on Saturday
  • Please do not leave trash when the Transfer Station is CLOSED
  • Absolutely no commercially owned landscaping businesses allowed to utilize facilities without a permit
  • No scavenging or “picking” will be allowed on the transfer station premises.  Violation of transfer station policies will result in the permit holder being subject to penalties under Town Law.
Last Updated on Monday, 24 March 2014 09:41

Upcoming Events

Dates & Times are subject to change
ZBA Schedule    Planning Board Schedule     Town Board Schedule
  • 4/28/15 7:30 PM- ZBA Meeting
  • 5/06/15 7:00 PM- Ethics Board Workshop - 7:30 PM Meeting
  • 5/12/15 7:30 PM- ZBA Meeting
  • 5/13/15 7:00 PM- Planning Board Meeting
  • 5/14/15 4:00 PM- Pre- Board Meeting
  • 5/20/15 7:00 PM- Town Board Meeting 
  • 5/26/15 7:30 PM- ZBA Meeting
  • 5/27/15 7:00 PM- Planning Board Meeting

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