Estate Cleanouts

Whether you are handling an estate sale, downsizing, or dealing with the daunting and formidable task of clearing a deceased loved one's home, place of business, or any other property left behind, we can help you.

Yard Waste

Most garbage collection services don’t pick up yard waste and that is where we come in.  Call us for disposal of:

  • Leaves
  • Grass clippings
  • Brush

  • Twigs

  • Mulch

  • Tree trunks

  • Holiday trees 

  • Prunings from trees or shrubs

Construction Cleanup

Let us help you with your construction debris removal and clean-up from your latest renovation project.  Whether you are a do-it-yourselfer or a small business contractor, we can help you with all your debris removal needs.

Old Furniture & Appliance Removal

Whether you’re updating an entire house or just need a single piece of furniture or appliance removed, we can do it all.  You just point, we do the rest!


  • Sofas/couches
  • Bedroom sets
  • Dining room tables

  • Refrigerator

  • Stoves/ovens

  • Washers/dryers

Room Stripping

Prevent wasting valuable time on non-essential tasks on your next renovation, we can prep for you by removing:

  • Non-structural walls and fixtures
  • Sheet rock

  • Flooring/tile/carpet

  • Ceiling tile, etc.


We work with homeowners, realtors, estate and property managers, landlords and banks to get your property back on the market as quick as possible.

  • Foreclosures
  • Rental units

  • Estate clean-outs

  • Home prep inside and out

  • Eviction clean-ups

Light Demolition

We can safely handle your light demolition jobs including:

  • Decks and fences

  • Old sheds/chicken coops

  • Campers

  • Swing sets

  • Garages

Recycle, Reuse and Repurposing


Rest assured, when you use Empire Junk Removal & Recycling LLC., we will find a good home for your items of value.  We partner with local firms that specialize in donating, reusing or repurposing items that can be salvaged such as:

  • Good condition furniture

  • Working appliances

  • Pianos

  • Doors and windows

  • Tools

  • Construction supplies

  • Tires



Empire Junk Removal and Recycling, LLC is a locally owned and operated eco-friendly business based in Sidney Center, New York.  We service the Tri-County areas of  Delaware, Otsego and Chenango counties and other counties as needed.


At Empire Junk Removal & Recycling, LLC we believe strongly in reducing the amount of waste that goes into our landfills.  We do our part by recycling, repurposing and reusing as much as possible from every load.  As our motto says – “ Keeping Our Community Green One Load at a Time”.  We partner with local firms that specialize in donating, reusing or repurposing items that can be salvaged.


Our crew brings with them a wealth of experience in customer care, professional moving and organizing, trash disposal and light demolition.

Allow us to be of service to you.  Let us handle all your junk removal needs!  


Call us today at (607) 369-DUMP (3867).  


We look forward to hearing from you soon.


  • Step 1 - Call or email a photo of the items to receive upfront pricing.

  • Step 2 - We will schedule a day and time that works best for you and give you a 2 hr time frame.

  • Step 3 - We will call you 30 minutes before coming out.

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We charge by volume. The more space taken up in the truck, the more the charge.

To better understand this, please see below:


$90 minimum charge


1/8 or less - $90

1/4 truck - $150

1/2 truck - $270

3/4 truck - $380

Full truck –$475


Full Truck - Add $75 to full truck load

*Price includes labor, fuel and dump fees.

** Does not include NY State Sales Tax - 8%


All surcharges will be included in written estimate or

verbally communicated with you before the job starts.


Please note the following surcharges are directly from the transfer station.

$5 per tire

$15 per mattress or boxspring depending on location

Additional surcharges may be applied for extra-heavy items and abnormally heavy construction debris such as a piano or load of shingles, etc.



We guarantee our price to be the up-front written estimate or less.

Items added by customer after the written estimate will be subject to additional fees.



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Oneonta, Sidney, Norwich, Sidney Center, Bainbridge, Unadilla, Walton, Franklin, Delhi, Afton, Greene, Otego, Wells Bridge, Oxford, Deposit, Masonville, Cooperstown, Harpursville, Guilford, New Berlin, West Laurens, Mt. Upton, Stamford.

If your area is not included above, just call us.  We are always willing to be of service to you.