Rules & Regulations

Town of New Scotland Transfer Station Rules, Regulations & Fees
As adopted by the Town Board on November 18, 2015
Hours of Operation for General Public
  • Saturdays (year round) 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Wednesdays (May – August) 2-6 p.m.
  • A $10 permit fee for use of the transfer station will be charged.
  • Permits are valid for a period of 3 years.
  • Permits may be purchased at the Transfer Station during Transfer Station hours or at the office of the Town Clerk, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Proof of residency and vehicle registration are required.
Permit Placement on Vehicle
Any private vehicle entering the Transfer Station for the purpose of disposing materials must have the required permit affixed to the inside of driver’s side door jam. (See station attendant.)

Permit Exceptions
  • Homeowners may obtain temporary permits from the Town Clerk’s office for contractors working on the residence.
  • Vehicle dealers that change vehicles and company-owned vehicles may obtain a special permit to be carried with driver.
Station Rules & Regulations
  • All vehicles must stop for permit check by attendant.
  • Materials will be dumped at designated places throughout the dumping area.
  • No hazardous waste of any kind is allowed in Transfer Station dumping area.
  • No scavenging or picking at site will be allowed at any time.
  • Any person, company or corporation who violates any provision in the rules and regulations could be prohibited from future use of the Town of New Scotland Transfer Station site and may be subject to suspension or revocation of their Transfer Station Permit.
Electronics Recycling Electronics are no longer accepted at the Transfer Station. Electronics can be dropped off at the Highway Garage located at: 2869 New Scotland Road
Slingerlands, NY 12159

The garage is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Accepted Electronics
Acceptable items include:
  • Cable
  • Cell phones
  • Computers and computer components
  • Digital converter boxes
  • DVD players
  • DVRs
  • Electronic or video game consoles
  • Fax machines
  • Monitors and keyboards
  • Portable digital music players
  • Printers
  • Satellite receivers
  • Small scale servers
  • Televisions
  • VCRs

There is no fee for  these electronics dropped
off at the Highway Garage.

    Microwaves must be taken to the Transfer Station.
    Bulbs & Batteries
    Fluorescent bulbs and acceptable batteries can be dropped off at the Highway Garage Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Household batteries newer than 1995 no longer contain hazardous waste. Dispose of them in your regular trash.

    Bulbs and batteries that may be dropped off include:
  • Button batteries
  • Compact fluorescent bulbs (CFL bulbs)
  • Fluorescent tubes and bulbs
  • Rechargeable batteries
If you have any questions, please call the Highway Department at 518-475-0385.