Transfer Station and Recycling
Operations at Pittsford’s Transfer Station, where garbage can be taken and recyclables disposed of, are run by a collection of part-time staff. Running the operation from Wednesday afternoons from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. are Charlie Rivers, Doc Potter, Bobby Fallon, Joe Pomykala and Wayne Giard.
WEDNESDAY 4:00 PM TO 6:30 PM
SATURDAY 9:00 AM TO 3:15 PM
|ITEM||ACCEPTABLE||DO NOT RECYCLE|
|Household Garbage||In Compactor|
|Newspaper||Newsprint; Loose or bagged in brown paper bag.||Other paper, books, magazines, envelopes, etc. in small building.|
|Glass||Clear, Green, or Brown|
Food and Beverage Glass
ONLY, RINSED, NO LIDS
|Broken, drinking, porcelain, auto, ceramics, china, window glass & light bulbs|
|Tin/Steel/Aluminum Cans||Rinse and remove labels. Flatten cans. Lids okay.||Tin foil, pie pans, scrap
metal lids from glass jars, paint cans
|Plastic Milk Jugs #2||Plastic milk, cider & water jugs ONLY. Rinsed, flattened. No lids, no string.||NO CLEAR PLASTIC, plastic bags, shrink-wrap, vegetable oil or ketchup bottles or hard plastics.|
|Colored HDPE #2||Narrow necked bottles ONLY. Must have the #2 recycling symbol on the bottom. RINSE bottle, remove caps and metal seals. FLATTEN.||NO MOTOR OIL JUGS or wide mouthed HDPE containers such as yogurt, butter tubs, food trays. NO TOYS.|
|Corrugated||BROWN corrugated double walled cardboard ONLY! PLEASE FLATTEN ALL BOXES|
DO NOT BUNDLE OR BALE!
PLACE IN DUMPSTER
|Cereal Boxes (gray), Shoe boxes, egg cartons||Thin (gray) boxboard, cereal or food boxes.||No oriental (yellow) cardboard.
No styrofoam or waxed cartons
No pizza, soda or beer
|Magazines, Catalogs, White envelopes, office paper, school paper & books without hard covers, non-metallic paper||Place in gaylords located in small building. There are two gaylords, one is for the magazines, the other is for paper.||No carbon paper, large brown envelopes, blueprints, newsprint, cardboard, telephone books.|
|Used Motor Oil||Motor oil ONLY. Leave by oil container. Must be dumped by attendant on duty.||No antifreeze, solvents, paint, grease, gasoline or water.|
|#1, #3, #5 or #6 Plastics||NOT ACCEPTED|
|White Goods and Bulk Metals||NOT ACCEPTED||Accepted by Keith's Salvage
Daily & Sat 9-12
|Demolition Materials & Furniture||NOT ACCEPTED||Sheetrock, shingles, concrete block, deposited at
Rutland County Solid
Transfer Station on Gleason
Must pay a fee.
|ITEM||SPECIAL PROCEDURE||FEE IF APPLICABLE|
|Hazardous Materials||On Hazardous Waste Collection Days scheduled by District|
|Tires w/o rims||Only on Hazardous Waste Day||automobile $1.00
oversize tractor $10.00
|Wood, Christmas trees||Only burnable wood, untreated trees, brush, limbs, etc.|
|Garbage||Only household, residential||Punch cards - see below|
Transfer station permit fee is $15.00/year per residence, occupant of multiple residence or business. One punch card for 10, 30-33 gal.bags are included with permit. For additional garbage disposal, punch cards are available for purchase. Punch cards for 10, 30-33 gal. bags are $20.
No cash transactions are permitted at the Transfer Station.
The 2005 Transfer Station Ordinance is now in effect. Copies are available at the Town Clerk’s office.
- Place all material neatly in the correct container or area or give to attendant.
- No scavenging is allowed in any area due to insurance liability
- Place garbage in compactor
- DEAD ANIMALS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN ANY DISPOSAL AREA.
- LIVE ASH OR ASHES ARE NOT ALLOWED FOR DISPOSAL.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT RECYCLING OR WASTE DISPOSAL, PLEASE CALL THE TOWN OFFICE – 483-6500
NOTE: There is a container for deposit cans and bottles. Proceeds for the benefit of the Boy Scouts.
Pittsford is a member of The Rutland County Solid Waste District – a union municipal district formed in 1979 for the purpose of providing solid waste disposal services for its member municipalities and their residents through the collection, removal, transportation, disposal, recovery and recycling of solid wastes generated within the district. More information available here: http://rcswd.com/