Caroga Transfer Station

Lane Road Caroga Lake, NY 12032

General Transfer Station Information

There is a $5 charge per appliance, which includes:
washer, dryer, stove, hot water tank, furnace or wood-
stove. (see below for Freon units). Coupons must be
purchased in advance from the Town Clerk.

This station accepts: garbage, recycling and bulk metal WITH A PERMIT ONLY

This stations accepts: electronics, textiles, used motor oil, and old vehicle batteries from any resident, NO PERMIT IS NEEDED.

Items below must come to the Solid Waste Department, 847 Mud Road, Johnstown ONLY:

  • Freon units (refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners and dehumidifiers). $5 each
  • Fluorescent light bulbs or tubes. No Charge
  • Mercury-containing thermostats. No Charge
  • Latex Paint. (Saturday mornings in June, July and August only). Drop off or take paint. No Charge
  • Household Hazardous Waste. (2nd Saturday in August, every other year). No Charge
  • Tires (off the rim): $3.00 up to 16”; $5 for tires 16.5”- 21”; $13 for tires 21.5” - 24”; bulk tires (more than 20) or tires over 24.5” $350/ton

Holiday Hours Download/Print

Summer Hours

Monday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – Noon

Winter Hours
10/1 - 3/31

Monday:  8:00 a.m. – Noon
Wednesday: Noon -  4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – Noon


$20 per sticker (4/1-3/31 annually)
$30 pickups and trailers (4/1-3/31 annually)
$20 temporary permit, 3 trips (does not expire)

Note: Curbside garbage pick up: the south side on Monday
and north side on Tuesday (Monday only during winter).
Curbside Recycling pick up: is the 1st & 3rd Friday


Purchase Transfer Station Permits from:

Town Clerk
Caroga Town Hall
1840 St. Hwy 10,
Caroga Lake



For Questions, call:

The Fulton County Department of Solid Waste
(518) 736-5504