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Solid Waste Department

The Otsego County Department of Solid Waste & Recycling manages the countywide
recycling program and the annual hazardous waste collection event, and administers the Solid Waste User Fee. 

In Otsego County there are two county owned transfer stations open to both residents and Muncipal Solid Waste Haulers. 
Each station is operated by Casella Waste Management of Oneonta, NY.     

Northern Transfer Station
5802 State Highway 28
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Hours of Operation: Monday thru Friday: 7:00AM - 12:00PM;  Saturday - 8:00AM - 12:00PM
*No electronics are accepted at this site. If you are interested in disposing of electronics you may take 
them to the Oneonta Transfer Station during operating hours listed below.*

Southern Transfer Station
75 Silas Lane
Oneonta, NY 13820
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 7:00AM - 3:00PM
Saturday - 8:00AM - 12:00PM

DISPOSAL RATE SCHEDULE
Did you know? The charge for garbage bags you bring to the Transfer Stations
varies depending on the size of the bag.  Click here for bag fee schedule

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
Both transfer stations will be closed in observation of the following holidays:
New Years Day, Memorial Day, Labor day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day

For infomation regarding disposal of wildlife carcasses please click here 

Mattress Recycling  Click Here for Details
There will be a $25.00 charge for any mattress or boxspring ($50.00 for a pair) at the Southern Transfer Station
in Oneonta. Mattresses are no longer accepted at the Northern Transfer Station in Cooperstown. 
Mattress Disposal Guide:  How to eliminate unhealthy mattress disposal

 

Electronic  Recycling
ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTED AT THE NORTHERN TRANSFER STATION. 
YOU CAN TAKE ELECTRONICS TO THE ONEONTA SOUTHERN STATION FOR FREE

Contact Information
Mailing Address:
197 Main Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326

Physical Address:
140 Co. Hwy. 33W
Cooperstown, NY 13326

Phone: 607.547.4225
FAX: 607.547.4285

Planning & Solid Waste Director:
Karen Sullivan