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Saturday - Dec 20, 2014

Curbside Recycling

WE HAVE MADE IT EASIER TO RECYCLE!

No more sorting recyclables. Just place all your recyclables together in your recycling bin. They are separated at a state-of-the-art recycling facility located in Tioga County.

WHAT AND HOW TO RECYCLE

PAPER RECYCLING

Newspaper, Magazines, Catalogs

Junk mail and Office paper

Telephone books, Soft cover books, Hard cover books with cover removed

Greeting cards, Wrapping paper

• No metallic wrapping paper

CARDBOARD

Corrugated Cardboard

 Single Layer cardboard

• cereal & tissue boxes, egg cartons

 Gable Top Milk and Juice Cartons

DO NOT RECYCLE:

  • NO-Waxed cardboard
  • NO-Food scraps or other contaminants.
  • NO-Soiled paper
  • NO-Foil/Metallic wrapping paper
  • NO-Styrofoam egg cartons
  • NO-Tissues
  • NO-Napkins
  • NO-Paper Cups
  • NO-Paper Plates

PLACE THESE IN YOUR TRASH

CONTAINER RECYCLING (Please Rinse Thoroughly)

GLASS: bottle and jar form only

• Clear

• Brown

• Green

PLASTICS: BOTTLE AND JUG FORM ONLY

• with the recycling symbol # 1 - 7

 Rigid Plastic:

• 5-gal buckets and flower pots

• Recycling tubs

• dish drainers

• plastic cups and bowls

• Plastic hangers and chairs

• toys and etc…

 METAL

 Tin and aluminum cans

Clean aluminum foil

Clean aluminum pans

Completely empty aerosol cans

 DO NOT RECYCLE:

ABSOLUTELY NO PLASTIC BAGS OF ANY KIND.

Please recycle plastic grocery bags at your local grocery store. This includes grocery bags, department store bags, Ziploc bags and garbage bags.

  • NO-Feed, Pet Food Pellet or Coal Bags
  • NO-Styrofoam
  • NO-Light bulbs
  • NO-Automotive Fluid Containers
  • NO-Glasses or Cookware
  • NO-Glass Plates

PLACE THESE IN YOUR TRASH

NEED A NEW RECYCLING BIN?

If you have been missed or need a replacement bin, please call us at (607) 687-8274.

RECYCLING SCHEDULE:

  • MONDAY: TOWN OF OWEGO, including Apalachin, but NOT Kings Point and Lincolnshire developments.
  • TUESDAY: TOWNS OF CANDOR AND SPENCER, including Willseyville and Anderson Hill. Also Tioga Terrace development.
  • WEDNESDAY: TOWNS OF TIOGA AND NICHOLS. Also Village of Owego.
  • THURSDAY: TOWN OF BARTON, including Lockwood and Village of Waverly.
  • FRIDAY: TOWNS OF RICHFORD, BERKSHIRE & NEWARK VALLEY. Also Village of Candor; Lincolnshire and Kings Point developments.

NO COLLECTION ON CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR’S.

MISCELLANEOUS:

Arrangements are available for residents with special needs. Please call our office so that we may help.

If you have more than will fit into one bin, it is acceptable to place the overflow in a cardboard box alongside your bin.

Bins are County property and are to remain at their original location. If you move, leave the bin for the next occupant (You may label them with your address only, in permanent marker).

Putting your recycling out the night before your pick-up day may prevent being missed.