Schenectady County Recycling Center

Curbside Recycling is available throughout Schenectady County. Your waste hauler is required to provide residents with recycling services as part of their waste hauling service. If you are not getting this service call your village, town or City Code enforcement Office.

Schenectady County also provides recycling drop-off for county residents at the Yard Waste Composting Facility and Resident Recycling Center.  All that is required is a valid Facility Permit Card.

Acceptable and unacceptable materials for recycling include:

ACCEPTABLE

NOT ACCEPTABLE

White envelopes

Trash

Computer, fax, copy paper

Diapers

Kraft paper

Clothing

Brown grocery bags

Styrofoam

Magazines, catalogs, newspaper

Plastic bags

Chipboard / box board

Bottle caps or lids

White & colored ledger paper

Carbon paper

Notebook paper

Plastic bags & liners

Paper egg cartons

Mirrors

Construction paper

Light bulbs

Soft-cover workbooks

Pane glass

Telephone books

Cookware

Paperback books

Aluminum items other than those listed

Junk mail (including coupons)               

Polystyrene

Juice boxes

Anything other items not specified

Milk cartons

 

Aluminum cans

 

Plastic containers #1-7

 

Glass bottles (green, clear, brown)

 

Tin & bi-metallic containers

 

Aerosol cans

 

Aseptic milk/juice cartons

 

Aluminum foil (pie plates, etc.)

 

Frozen food cartons

 
 


ALL MATERIALS MUST BE EMPTY, CLEAN, DRY, AND FREE OF CONTAMINATION

 

 

Contact

Jeff Edwards
     Planner
     County Recycling Coordinator

Dept. of Economic Dev. & Planning
Schaffer Heights, Suite 303
107 Nott Terrace
Schenectady NY 12308
(518) 386-2225 (p)
(518) 382-5539 (f)

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