NYC's Commercial Recycling Law sets the following requirements for Waste Transfer Stations:
Recycle, reuse, or sell for reuse all designated recyclables
received that have been source separated or commingled as required.
Maintain the separation of separated paper materials before their transfer to another location.
Separate by type commingled glass, metal, and plastic materials, unless can demonstrate to DSNY that such materials will be separated for recycling, reuse, or sale for reuse at another location.
Separate metal components of bulk waste from other designated
and non-designated materials, unless can demonstrate to DSNY that this material will be separated for recycling, reuse, or sale for reuse at another location.
construction waste from non-designated components of construction waste before transferring to another location.
In addition, waste transfer stations must follow NY State transfer station storage requirements.back to top | back to disposal guidelines