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Resident- Annual Permit

$85.00 Proof of East Greenbush Residency Required

Non-Resident Annual Permit

$110.00 Proof of Residency Required

Senior – Annual Permit

$40.00 Proof of East Greenbush Residency Required

Commercial Brush Permit

$550.00 Annual Permit for Commercial Landscaping Companies

Anyone electing to use the Transfer Station must have a Permit.  Each Permit holder will be issued a sticker for their car and should be placed behind the rear view mirror so it is clearly visible to the attendant.  Additional car stickers for multi-vehicle households can be purchased for $10.00 each.

Permits and Punch Cards may be purchased at:

Town Hall - Monday – Friday with CASH or CHECK.

Transfer Station - Tuesday – Saturday with CHECK only.


Resident – Punch Cards

$75.00 each (Proof of East Greenbush Residency Required)

Non-Resident – Punch Cards

$85.00 each (Proof of Residency Required)

In addition to a permit, a punch card must be purchased to avoid a fee each time the facility is used.  The punch card will be “punched” by the attendant depending on the quantity of refuse brought to the Transfer Station. The number of “punches” is determined at the discretion of the attendant.  Each punch card allows for the disposal of fifty – two (52) bags. Each bag must be 40-gallons or less. You MUST bring your punch card with you.

All transactions at the Transfer Station can be paid by check only.


Residents may purchase as many punch cards as necessary.  Remaining “punches” at the end of the year are rolled over to the following calendar year.  NO REFUNDS will be granted to anyone who purchases a permit regardless of the time of year or circumstances surrounding such refund request

With a permit, the following items are accepted at no additional charge:

Tree limbs (less than four inches in diameter)


Tin Cans

Household Batteries

Glass Bottles/Jars

Plastic Containers

All Residents can bring bagged brush/leaves/grass clippings (in brown, recyclable bags) at no charge


COSTS FOR ADDITIONAL ITEMS: Payment may be made by Additional Punches or by Check ONLY

Passenger Vehicle Tires


3 Punches

Propane Tanks


3 Punches

Pool Liners/Covers


4 Punches

Rugs/Carpets (up to 12 x 10)


5 Punches



2 Punches



4 Punches



5 Punches

Wood Furniture


5 Punches

Mattress/Box Spring


4 Punches

All METAL Household Appliances




5 Punches

All Metal


Commercial Tires – Not Accepted



*Refrigerators and Air Conditioners still charged with Freon are charged an additional fee of $15.00





Household construction/demolition debris will be charged $10.00 per 40-gallon container.  All debris must fit into a barrel and cannot contain any of the Prohibited Items listed below:


Prohibited Items:

Commercial Construction/Demolition Debris

Motor Oil


Flammable Liquids

Radioactive Waste

Hazardous Waste

Roof Shingles

Tree Stumps


In addition, other items may be deemed dangerous or otherwise not acceptable by the facility attendant.





Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

8:30 AM - 4:55 PM


8:30 AM - 6:55 PM


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM




New Year’s Day

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Independence Day

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Election Day

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Day After Thanksgiving

Friday, November 24, 2017

Christmas Eve

Sunday, December 24, 2016

Christmas Day

Monday, December 25, 2016




Spring/Fall Cleanup Dates and the 2017 Amnesty Week

Posted on the Town Website and in the Advertiser once the dates have been determined

Please remember the following when bringing items to the Transfer Station:

Household items must be bagged

There are NO overloads on Saturday

Please do not leave trash when the Transfer Station is CLOSED

Absolutely no commercially owned landscaping businesses allowed to utilize facilities without a permit

No scavenging or “picking” will be allowed on the Transfer Station premises.


Violation of Transfer Station policies will result in the permit holder

being subject to penalties under Town Law.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 January 2017 12:29

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  • Feb 14 - 7:30 PM - Zoning Board Meeting 
  • Feb 15 - 6:40 PM - Public Hearing: Best Luther FD
  • Feb 15 - 6:50 PM - Public Hearing: 3rd Ave FPD 
  • Feb 15 - 7:00 PM - Town Board Meeting 
  • Feb 22 - 7:00 PM - Planning Board Meeting 
  • Feb 27 - 7:00 PM - Special Town Board Meeting 
  • Feb 28 - 7:30 PM - Zoning Board Meeting 

Town Hall

Town Hall
225 Columbia Turnpike
Rensselaer, NY 12144
(518) 477-4775 phone
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Town Hall Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm except Holidays. Note that some departments operate additional hours as listed on their pages.

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