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Solid Waste

Welcome to the Solid Waste Department Page. For more information on solid waste and recyclables, please read the documentation below.

*Cash or check only
*No permits required for Lewis County Residents

Kip Turck


Denise Yost

Principal Account Clerk

Transfer Stations & Hours

Lowville Transfer Station

7952 State Route 26 Lowville, NY 13367


7:00am – 3:00pm

8:00am – 12:00pm

Croghan Transfer Station

10319 State Route 812 Croghan, NY 13327


7:30am – 3:00pm

8:00am – 12:00pm

Disposal Rates

Bag Price (up to 15 gallon)


Bag Price (up to 39 gallon)


Bag Price (39-50 gallon)


Vehicle Weight Charge


Tires Less than 21″

$5.00 each

Bulk Tires (20″ or less)
Bulk Tires (21″ or larger)
MSW (Residential & Commercial)


C&D (Residential & Commercial
Scales (Minimum Fee)
Vehicle Weight Charge
Bed Mattresses
Large Furniture

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

All bottles, cans, and containers (lids and labels may remain on).
Break Down and Flatten
Break down and flatten corrugated cardboard.
Can be mixed together in one bin.
The lid on your recycling container to prevent items from blowing out.

Frequently Asked Questions

Recycling Rules

DO Recycle

  • Aerosol Cans, if empty
  • Greeting Cards
  • Wrapping Paper
  • Canning Jar Lids
  • Scrap Paper
  • Empty Cardboard Boxes
  • Glass Bottles & Jars
  • Tins and Cans
  • Newspapers & Magazines
  • Empty plastic beverage bottles
  • Empty plastic shampoo, detergent, etc.
  • Empty tubs of yogurt, butter, etc.
  • Empty milk bottles

DON’T Recycle

  • CD/DVD Cases
  • Candy Wrappers
  • Single-Use Papers & Plastics
  • Soiled Tissues/Paper Towels
  • Shaving Cream Cans
  • Disposable Razors 
  • Used Vacuum Cleaner Bags
  • Bread bags/Ziploc bags
  • Pellet Bags
  • Plastic Coat Hangers
  • Cardboard/Metal Containers
  • (Pringles, Cocoa, Crisco)
  • Rubber Garden Hoses

The Following Items are Recyclable ONLY at Transfer Stations (Not Curbside):

  • Batteries:

    Alkaline, Rechargeable, Automotive

  • Electronic Scrap :

    Computers, Printers, TV’s, Answering Machines, Scanners, Household Thermostats

Taken ONLY at Transfer Stations as Scrap Metal (Not Curbside): 

  • Refrigerators :

    Only if freon has been removed

  • Other Appliances:

    Stoves, Washers, Dryers, Vacuum Cleaners, Toasters, Crock Pots, Griddles, Coffee Maker (without the glass carafe)

  • Small Electric Motors:

    Any appliance that contains a SMALL electric motor.

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