Amenia Transfer Station to close for good March 1

Located at 5275 Route 44 in Amenia, the Amenia Transfer Station will be closing for business on Friday, March 1.Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

AMENIA — Due to new regulations enforced by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) and the diminishing number of residents who use the site, the Amenia Transfer Station will be closing, starting Friday, March 1.

Following the town dump’s closing in 2012, Amenia entered into a licensed agreement with Welsh Sanitation Services to operate a transfer station. Located at 5275 Route 44, the transfer station accepted all household garbage and recyclables on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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