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Canaan Transfer Station

County Waste NY Canaan Transfer Station

Canaan Transfer Station
27 Flints Crossing Road
Canaan, NY 12029

Google Map

(518) 781-5303

Monday - Friday
7AM- 3:30PM
8AM - 12PM
Sunday Closed

The Canaan Transfer Station is open to the public.  The map above shows the location of the entrance, exit, scale and where to drop each type of material.

  • Payments Accepted: Check, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Closed on 6 Holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
  • Please ReadTransfer Station Policies and Procedures


Materials Accepted

The Canaan Transfer Station accepts non-hazardous municipal solid waste.

  • Appliances without Freon
  • Clean cardboard
  • Construction and demolition (C&D) debris
  • Metal
  • Non-hazardous household waste
  • Non-hazardous business waste
  • Single stream recycling
  • Tires 

Materials Not Accepted

The Canaan Transfer Station does not accept hazardous waste and the items below.  For hazardous waste disposal, please contact your local municipality or county.

  • Asbestos
  • Ashes hot or cold
  • Batteries
  • Business hazardous waste
  • Electronic waste
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Liquids
  • Propane tanks

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