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Soil and Water Conservation District

The Compost and Resident Recycling Facility will be OPEN beginning April 1, 2020 from 8 am to 3 pm Monday through Saturday. 
Permits will be sold.
All products will be available to purchase.
Bulk and Recycling information can be found under Compost & Recycling Facility.
Please adhere to the SOCIAL-DISTANCING practice when using the facility.
2020 Tree & Shrub Sale is cancelled for the year.


The Schenectady County Conservation District provides environmental services and technical assistance for County residents.  Services include conservation technical assistance, conservation education, information regarding soils, composting, recycling, parks and preserves, household hazardous waste, wildlife habitat, forestry, land reclamation, Erosion & Sediment Control Plan review, engineering assistance, grant application assistance, planning assistance, and agricultural assessment services.  In addition, the District cooperates with 8 municipalities, 10 county agencies/departments and 9 New York State agencies on an annual basis.