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2019 MSW Landfill Capacity Chart

2019 Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Capacity Chart (Alpha listing as of November 2019)
Facility Name County 2018 Waste Quantity (tons) Existing Annual Permit Limits (tons/year) Existing & Planned Capacity Under Permit (tons) Proposed Capacity Not Under Permit (tons)
Albany (City) SWMF (01S02) Albany 112,912 275,100 1,272,200
Allied/BFI Niagara Falls Landfill (32S11) Niagara 501,969 800,000 3,144,127
Auburn Landfill No. 2 (06LS0002) Cayuga 35,017 96,000 16,065
Ava Landfill (33LS0008) Oneida 295,328 312,000 23,178,290
Bath Sanitary Landfill (51LS0025) Steuben 158,675 256,700 815,520
Bristol Hill SLF (38S14) Oswego 75,286 100,000 2,212,318
Broome County Landfill (04LS0011) Broome 189,600 232,000 9,180,424
Chaffee Landfill (15S14) Erie 498,336 600,000 4,437,000 4,794,000
Chautauqua Landfill (07S12) Chautauqua 262,657 408,000 7,469,045
Chemung County Sanitary Landfill (08S02) Chemung 289,852 417,000 5,216,966
Chenango County Landfill (09S16) Chenango 44,525 41,550 1,143,219
Clinton County Landfill (10S20) Clinton 235,294 250,000 3,397,089
Colonie (T) SWMF (01S26) Albany 253,687 255,840 7,290,392
Cortland County Landfill Westside Extension (12LS0001) Cortland 34,469 44,500 778,623
Delaware County SWMF (13S18) Delaware 19,402 52,800 44,104
Development Authority of the North Country Landfill (23LS0030) Jefferson 200,872 250,000 12,383,204
Franklin County Regional Landfill (17LS0001) Franklin 86,560 125,000 1,964,770
Fulton County Landfill (18S20) Fulton 113,110 180,000 5,711,290
Green Ridge RDF (46S27) Saratoga 251,488 375,500 3,500,851
High Acres West. Exp. LF (28S32) Monroe 938,719 1,074,500 41,777,500
Hyland Landfill (02S17) Allegany 464,991 465,000 5,559,028
Madison County West Side Extension LF (27LS0016) Madison 53,351 61,000 7,669,271
Mill Seat SLF (28S31) Monroe 572,948 598,650 29,124,000
Modern Landfill (32S30) Niagara 812,951 815,000 18,817,000
Ontario County SLF (35S11) Ontario 914,393 920,693 6,679,796
Seneca Meadows LF (50S08) Seneca 2,163,293 2,190,000 10,589,393
Totals: 9,579,688 11,196,833 213,371,486 4,794,000

"Existing Annual Permit Limits" based on limits set in current permits.

"Remaining Existing & Entitled Capacity Under Permit" is the total capacity for which a facility has undergone environmental review and permitting; use of this capacity may require construction of additional cells.

"Proposed Capacity Not Under Permit" is capacity which has been proposed to NYSDEC in an application, but for which approvals have not been completed.


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