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Waste Management


The Chenango County Department of Public Works would like to inform you of the latest changes to our solid waste department;
  • Our Brisben and North Norwich Facilities are both Closed until further notice.
  • Our Landfill in the Town of Pharsalia is Open Monday through Friday from 8AM to 4PM to Residents and haulers. Saturday the landfill will be open from 8AM to 4PM for residential bagged garbage only, no weighed loads. For residents that typically use our transfer stations, the rates and policies are the same.

  • To aid in the efforts of New York on Pause, we ask that you limit your visits to our facility only when necessary, and bringing only what is essential for disposal. While on site please maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet and be courteous and respectful to our staff as they are working to help you and our community through this difficult event.

    If you have any questions please direct them to the main office @ (607) 337-1792.

    Main Office Normal Working Hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    There are three solid waste and recycling facilities operated by the Chenango County Department of Public Works. The Pharsalia Landfill located in the Town of Pharsalia. Two Transfer Stations, one in the Town of North Norwich and the other near the hamlet of Brisben.

    Solid Waste Facilities Hours of Operation

    Pharsalia (M-F) 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., (Sat.) 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    North Norwich (M) 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., (T-S) 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m
    Brisben (M) 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., (T-S) 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m

    Educational programs on recycling as well as tours of the Landfill and the recycling facilities are available by contacting Dustin Hendricks, Waste Management Program Assistant, by phone at 337-1792 or via email: dhendricks@co.chenango.ny.us.

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