14093 Mill Street | PO Box 420 | Collins, New York 14034 | Phone: (716) 532-4874


Transfer Station

Location: Rt. 62 at Lenox Road
Hours: Every Wed. 8:30am-6:30pm | Sat. 8:30am-4:45pm Closed Holidays
Trash Day: Last Saturday of each month (except February & November)

NOTE: All garbage bags must have stickers on them. Stickers are available at the Collins Town Hall, Town Clerk's Office, 716 532-4887, Ext 101.  Available hours Monday - Friday, 9am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. 

VEHICLE STICKERS-All Collins residents (outside the Village of Gowanda) have access to the Transfer Station by obtaining a window sticker at no charge from the Town Clerk's Office.  The vehicle sticker is to be paced on the driver's side rear window. Name, address and information from the vehicle registration are required for a new or replacement sticker.

Garbage bag stickers, mattress and tire stickers are sold at the Town Clerk's Office. 
Medium       15 gallon       $1.25
Large           30 gallon       $2.00
Mattresses                        $20.00 each piece
Tire tickets                         $4.00 each

New York State now offers drop off locations for latex and oil based paints.
Please visit paintcare.org for further information.




Allowable Items
Normal everyday household trash, food waste   
and empty latex paint can (all must be in bags  
with Collins stickers)

Automotive Batteries

Propane Cylinders
30 pounds or smaller and must be empty.
DO NOT put in scrap,

Scrap Metal/Steel
Cast iron, old car parts. Fence and wire must
be cut into 3 foot sections. Gas Tanks must
have a door flap of 3 cuts on top and
be opened.

Can be brought any time (must obtain ticket for tire disposal at Town Hall ).
 Size limited to 22" passenger and light duty trucks. NO RIMS

White Goods
Stoves, refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers, 
washers and dryers, hot water tanks
(any day except TRASH DAY)

Few pieces of wood if less than four feet
in length. 

Yard Waste
Leaves, brush, limbs less than four feet
in length.

Non-Allowable Items 
  • Ashes
  • Asphalt Shingles
  • Chemicals, Pesticides, Herbicides
  • Dead Animals
  • Demolition/Construction Debris
  • Debris from Construction Sites
  • Explosive Waste
  • Fecal Matter
  • Fertilizers
  • Flammable Substances of any kind   
    including waste oil
  • Medical Waste
  • Oil Base Paint
  • Sealed Containers
  • Tree stumps
  • Waste from Septic Systems or other   
    types of sewage treatment plants


Cottage cheese or yogurt containers, deli containers, styrofoam, pizza boxes, egg cartons, motor oil or antifreeze containers. Plastic # 6 and above are not acceptable.  


              TRASH DAY


Furniture, lawn equipment, carpet, linoleum, drywall paneling, some construction waste, sinks, toilets, fans, clothing, scrap metal and steel, foam mattress toppers


Twin (38" x 75") through California King (72" x 84") foundations and mattresses $20.00 each piece.



Stoves, refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers, washers and dryers.  These can be taken any other day than trash day.






Guide to Recycling

Newspaper, magazines, paperback books, hardcover books with covers removed, junk mail.

Cardboard                                                              All cardboard is to be opened and flattened.  (Do not crush).  Included is corrugated, cereal, gift and shoe boxes.

Glass Bottles
All clear, green or brown food or
beverage containers. 

Metal Cans
All metal food and beverage
containers including lids, pie tins, etc.

Plastic food, soap and beverage
containers (screw on lids).

Milk Cartons
All milk cartons - remove lids
from plastic cartons. 

**ALL recyclable items must be clean.
**Please do not use string to
   bundle any recyclables


Computers, monitors, keyboards, printerss, televisions. 

Air conditioners only if TAGGED "GAS FREE"

If you are not sure on any item, please ask the attendants.