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Jan. 27, 2006

County Waives Fee for Wood Chips Disposal

VOLNEY -- The Oswego County Division of Solid Waste is no longer charging to dispose of wood chips at the county transfer stations. The department, which uses wood chips to compost fish waste, has waived the $20 per ton disposal fee for wood chips.

The cost to dispose of large loads of brush and tree waste or other compostable materials remains $20 per ton, with a $5 minimum scale charge.

Oswego County solid waste transfer stations and recycling drop-off centers are closed Mondays and are open Tuesday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon. Sticker sales and weigh scale operations end at 4 p.m. weekdays and 11:30 a.m. Saturdays.

Transfer stations are located at:

  • Bristol Hill, 3125 state Route 3, Volney;
  • 1167 county Route 7, Hannibal;
  • 1391 U.S. Route 11, Hastings;
  • 700 E. Seneca Street, Oswego; and
  • 100 county Route 2A, Pulaski.

For more information regarding fees or other solid waste programs, contact the Division of Solid Waste, phone 591-9200, weekdays between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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