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Ridge Road, Rensselaer, NY 12144

(518) 477-7012

2016 Information

Resident- Annual Permit

$85.00 Proof of East Greenbush Residency Required

Non-Resident Annual Permit

$110.00 Proof of Residency Required

Senior – Annual Permit

$40.00 Proof of East Greenbush Residency Required

Commercial Brush Permit

$550.00 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

$75.00 each (Proof of East Greenbush Residency Required)

Non-Resident – Punch Cards

$85.00 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


Rugs/Carpets (up to 12 x 10)


Commercial Tires




Pool Liners/Covers


Small Household Appliances




Wood Furniture


Mattress/Box Spring

$8.00 EACH

*Household Appliance


Televisions Small/Medium/Large




*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 - 4:00 PM




New Year’s Day

Friday, January 1, 2016

Good Friday

Friday, March 25, 2016

Independence Day

Monday, July 4, 2016

Election Day

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Day After Thanksgiving

Friday, November 25, 2016

Christmas Eve

Saturday, December 24, 2016

**Open 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM**

Christmas Day

Sunday, December 25, 2016


Spring/Fall Cleanup Dates and the 2016 Amnesty Week will be Decided at a Later Date

and Posted on the Town Website and in the Advertiser

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 Thursday, 07 January 2016 12:11

Upcoming Events

Dates & Times are subject to change
ZBA Schedule    Planning Board Schedule   Town Board Schedule   
  • Nov. 30th - 7:00 PM -  Planning Board Special Meeting
  • Dec. 7th - 6-8 PM - Town Tree Lighting Ceremony
  • Dec.13th - 7:30 PM - Zoning Board Meeting -Cancelled
  • Dec.14th - 6:00 PM - Pre-Board Meeting
  • Dec. 14th - 7:00 PM -  Planning Board Meeting
  • Dec. 14th - 7:00 PM - Town Board Meeting 
  • Dec. 27th - 7:30 PM - Zoning Board Meeting Cancelled
  • Dec. 28th - 7:00 PM -  Planning Board Meeting

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Town Hall
225 Columbia Turnpike
Rensselaer, NY 12144
(518) 477-4775 phone
(518) 477-2386 fax

Town Hall Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm except Holidays. Note that some departments operate additional hours as listed on their pages.

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