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  • The public can bring up to 500 lbs. of household refuse to be disposed of for free!

Town of Thompson 2022 Spring Cleanup

Town residents may dispose of up to 500 lbs. of household materials at no cost!

When: May 6th to May 14th, 2022

Where: Monticello Transfer Station located at 91 Landfill Drive in Monticello. View hours and get directions.

What: During the cleanup period, you may bring a single load of non-recyclable materials to be disposed of. See details below on what you can and cannot bring to the cleanup.

How: To take advantage of this service, residents must acquire vouchers from the Town of Thompson Clerk’s Office. Vouchers will be available beginning April 27th!

The Basics

  • Load can be a maximum of 500 lbs. of non-recyclable materials per household
  • Any vouchers exceeding 500 lbs., will be charged at the applicable rate
  • All items must be 4 feet or smaller sections/lengths
  • All loads must be tarped or contained in a covered vehicle. Violators subject to a $10 fine payable to Sullivan County Landfill.

Items Accepted During the Cleanup

Bulky Items Such As:

  • Wooden furniture
  • Plate glass
  • Plastic toys
  • Plastic appliances
  • Scrap wood & building debris
  • Ceramic toilets and sinks
  • Mattresses

Items ALWAYS Free at Transfer Station

These items can be accepted for FREE when brought directly to the transfer station. Separate these items out so they do not count towards your 500 lb. limit.

  • Textiles
  • Scrap metal
  • Electronics that are NOT CRTs (old style CRT TVs are $15)
  • Recyclables, bottles, cans, glass containers
  • Separated paper (office paper, newspaper, cardboard)
  • Small batteries (see attendant for collection container)

Items Accepted with an Additional Charge

  • Tires ($3 for small $30 for large)
  • Freon units/appliances (AC, refrigerators, dehumidifiers, etc.) ($15 each)
  • Household garbage (1 coupon per bag, coupon book purchase required)
  • Fluorescent bulbs ($1 each)
  • Propane tanks (20 lbs. or smaller, $2 each)
  • CRT TVs ($15)
  • NO TARP FEE ($10)

Items NEVER Accepted During Cleanup or at Transfer Station

  • Yard waste
  • Liquids
  • Hazardous waste
  • Household hazardous waste (collection days available)
  • Tanks and drums unless cleaned and open
  • Asbestos
  • Explosive/ammunition
  • Car batteries
  • Radioactive material
  • Medical waste/sharps
  • Prescription medication

*This program is made possible by the Sullivan County Legislature.