P.O. Box 300
White Lake, NY 12786
608 Old White Lake Turnpike
Swan Lake, NY 12783
Phone: (845) 292-4505
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7 days a week)
Subject to change during major holidays.
Jim Davis, Operator
Terri Lynch, Asst. Operator
The Town of Bethel Transfer/Recycling Station (dump or landfill) is open seven days a week 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Closed major holidays. Transfer Station accepts cash or checks.
Coupons can now be purchased online at this link: Coupon Purchase
The transfer station is for Bethel residents only. All cars entering the transfer station must have a permit. The permits are free and can be obtained from the Town Clerk’s office.
The Transfer station will accept household garbage, used oil, junk metal products, recyclables, car batteries, tires. Bulk Waste (mattresses, couches, etc.) will no longer be accepted as of November 1, 2005 and must be taken to any County Facility.
Household garbage is $2.50 up to a 30 gallon bag unless coupons are purchased. The discounted rate for coupons is $2.00 up to a 30 gallon bag. Anything larger than a 30-gallon bag is either $5.00 or 2 coupons. Coupons can be purchased; one book of 15 is $30.00 at the Town Hall (cash, check or credit card) or Transfer Station (check or cash), and now online at link above.
2021 Clean-up Day Tentative for Sat., May 1st & Sun., May 2nd
The yearly spring clean-up is the first Saturday in May once it is approved by the County Legislature. The clean-up allows bulk waste to be dumped at no charge once a year. There is no curbside pick-up. Please sort your items (tires,car batteries, car oil, recyclables, electronics, household waste, and bulk items - they go in separate locations. Refrigerated items are $10. (reduced from $15). Four free tires per household. Mattress, sofas, etc. free.
Check with attendant at gate. There may be a delay, please be patient as our staff process everyone. We expect over 800 vehicles.
There is a Salvation Army bin for clothes and small items.
Recyclables (#1 through #7 plastic, glass, and metal cans) are free all year. Now can be placed in one container.
Styrofoam is not recyclable, cut up and bag it with household waste.
Newspapers, magazines, and cardboard must be sorted and should be bundled and placed in designated containers. Free.
Computer Monitors and T.V.'s, fluorescent bulbs, refrigerated units (a.c., refrigerators, freezer), ballasts, are accepted for a small fee.
Electronics such as radios, computers, keyboards, radios, vcrs, dvd players, etc. are free.
Tires are accepted for a small fee.
At no time is construction debris or roof shingles allowed at the Transfer Station.
The Town of Bethel does not have a sanitation department for household pick-up. This is handled by independent waste haulers, check your phone book for area companies.
Sullivan County Landfill (845) 807-0290
Ferndale Transfer Station (845) 292-3670
Mamakating Transfer Station (845) 888-0256
Western Sullivan Transfer Station (845) 932-8845
Highland Transfer Station (845) 557-6983
Rockland Transfer Station (845) 439-3654
Is Styrofoam recyclable? No. Styrofoam peanuts and inserts must be placed in the household waste container.
Is plastic boat wrap recyclable? No. The plastic wrap must be taken the county transfer facility.
Are plastic outdoor toys recyclable? Some are. Look at the bottom for the triangle stamp with the number 1 through 9.
Cat litter goes in with the household waste.
Dead animals - we do not accept.