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Solid Waste

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.

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Otsego County is now accepting food waste at the Oneonta Transfer Station! 
The waste will delivered to Seward Sand & Gravel where it will be composted. 
In addition, collection bins are being sold at the same location.
Click here for more information. 
Click here to view 'A Guide to Food Scrap Collection'

Effective November 1, 2019 there will be a fee for certain electronics brought to the Oneonta Transfer Station. 
Fees will include: $12/Unit for Televisions, Monitors and Commercial Grade Electronics (large floor standing printers,fax machines, etc.)
All other acceptable eletronics will remain free of charge for residents of Otsego County
Questions? Feel free to call us at (607) 547-4225.

County Transfer Stations


Otsego County Recycling Information Brochure 

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

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

Transfer Stations Operated by Casella Waste Systems

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Please click here to view the 2019 Tentative Solid Waste User Fee Roll