TRANSFER STATION


 


Transfer Station

Hours:
Monday through Saturday - 7:30am-3:30pm
Sunday & Holidays Closed

 

Located on Green Flats Road
Hancock Transfer Station
Phone: (607) 637-3522

Delaware County
Solid Waste Management Center
(607) 865-5805 x216

 

 

 


The Transfer Station is for use by residents, or landowners of the Town of Hancock and Town of Tompkins only. You must have a permit to use the Station, and they can be obtained at the Town Clerk's Office during regular Office Hours, or you may download one here. The fee for the permit is $10.00. The plate number of the vehicle that you will be putting the sticker on will be needed when purchasing the permit. Rules and regulations for the Transfer Station are available at the Clerk's Office, and summarized below.

Click here to read Recycling Rules & Regulations.

Please read below under "Special Wastes" regarding TV's or computer monitors.

---TRANSFER STATION GUIDELINES—

∙ Transfer station open to residents and land owners of the Village and Town of Hancock and the Town of Tompkins. Users must first obtain a permit sticker from Town Clerk.

∙ Permit sticker must be affixed to passenger rear side window.

∙ All solid waste deposited in plastic bags must be in clear plastic bags. NO BLACK BAGS.

∙ To prevent litter, NYS law requires all loads to be covered during transport.

 

------COMMERCIAL HAULERS------

∙ Haulers unloading at the same time as the public, must give the public first approach to the compactor and are required to follow any special instructions given by the Transfer Station Manager.

------SPECIAL WASTES------

Paint cans with residual paint must be dried out or filled with cat litter prior to disposal. Empty and clean paint cans can be recycled with scrap metal.

Mattresses and bulky furniture are considered construction and demolition debris. Box springs must have the fabric and wood removed for recycling with scrap metal.

House/Apartment clean outs are subject to all solid waste and recycling guidelines.

Litter clean ups, illegal dumping and litter in black bags will be investigated to identify the illegal dumper.

$ Wet cell vehicle batteries are accepted for recycling at the Transfer Station. Bring Household batteries to Solid Waste Management Center in Walton for recycling.

Appliances that do not contain freon are accepted at Transfer Station as scrap metal.

TV sets, computer monitors, and electronics are considered hazardous waste by the USEPA. These items are accepted for recycling at the Transfer Station. Please ask your Transfer Station Manager for more information.

-----PROHIBITED MATERIALS-----

CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLITION DEBRIS (C&D)

Bring C&D debris to Solid Waste Management Center in Walton. C&D includes structural debris, insulation, lumber, roofing, siding, drywall, plaster, flooring, carpeting, tile, plastic sheeting, bale wrap, furniture, mattresses, tubing and hoses.

BURN BARREL ASHES

DEAD ANIMALS AND CARCASSES

Lime and bury animals on property.

HAZARDOUS OR TOXIC MATERIALS

Includes: fluorescent and mercury vapor lights and ballasts, transformers, paints and pesticides. Save for CLEAN SWEEP event in the Fall.

JUNK VEHICLE, BODY OR CHASSIS

Bring to a scrap dealer.

LEAVES, YARD WASTES, BRUSHY WOOD

Chip and/or compost this material at home.

LIQUIDS OF ANY KIND

REFRIGERATORS, FREEZERS, AC UNITS

Bring freon containing appliances to the Solid Waste Management Center in Walton for recycling.

TIRES AND TUBES

Bring tires and tubes to the Solid Waste Management Center in Walton for recycling.

USED MOTOR OIL & ANTIFREEZE

Bring to your local service station or the Solid Waste Management Center in Walton.

----------MATERIALS ACCEPTED----------

MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE -

(Plastic garbage bags must clear)

Non-hazardous household waste. Includes: packaging, foils, plastic films, non-recyclable containers and lids, kitchen and bathroom trash, food scraps, disposable tableware and tissues.

CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES -

Clean and dry clothing and shoes.

PLASTIC, METAL & GLASS CONTAINERS -

(Loose, empty, rinsed clean)

#1 - #7 plastic bottles and jugs

Glass bottles, jars, & containers

Metal food and beverage containers

Aluminum cans, pans & trays

NO plastic bags, NO string or wire

NO styrofoam

CORRUGATED CARDBOARD

Dry & clean cardboard, cut to 36" or smaller

NO plastic bags, NO string or wire

MIXED PAPER

Cry & clean newspaper, inserts, magazines, junk mail, office paper, computer paper, copier paper, phone books, & paperbacks.

NO plastic bags, NO string or wire

SCRAP METAL

Metal items and scrap

Box springs clean of fabric and wood

White goods and appliances without freon

QUESTIONS?

Call the Hancock Transfer Station Manager

(607) 637-3522

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