• Food Scrap Recycling Drop Spots

     

    Drop off your food scraps for free at any one of thirteen locations including the newest drops spots in Danby and on Hancock Street in Ithaca.

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  • Friendship Donations Network

    The local Friendship Donations Network (FDN) rescues fresh, nutritious food that would otherwise be thrown away from stores and farms and redistributes it to those in need.

    Learn more here.

  • Household Hazardous Waste

    Sign-up for the next Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) drop-off event!

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  • Recycling and Solid Waste Center

     

     Residents can bring trash and single stream recyclables to the public drop off , as well as yard waste, scrap metal and additional materials such as electronics and appliances, large rigid plastics, propane tanks and plastic bags.

     

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  • Curbside Recycling

    Get the Guidelines for every other week curbside recycling collection provided to residents of Tompkins County.

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  • Permits and Fees

    Residents and businesses must purchase permits to dispose of garbage and certain recyclables at the Recycling and Solid Waste Center.

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Finger Lakes Toy Library Accepting Donations

 

The Finger Lakes Toy Library is a wonderful example of a community centered reuse program that benefits local families and children. While many of the toys people buy are owned permanently but realistically only enjoyed for a short period of time, a toy library improves access to toys for everyone.

 

The Toy Library is starting its first annual fund campaign--find out how you can contribute at their website.

 

 

William George Agency Now a ReBusiness Partner

 

The William George Agency for Children's Services in Freeville is now an official ReBusiness Partner! The agency serves at-risk youth and young adults. 

 

Join the hundreds of local businesses and organizations who are saving money, conserving energy and diverting resources from the landfill. Make a commitment to the 4Rs - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rebuy - and call our team today for your free Waste Assessment, and check out this short video promoting the ReBusiness Partners program.

 

 

New Video Highlights Food Scraps to Compost

 

Thomas Hoebbel Photography and Video has produced a video showing the full life-cycle of food scraps in Tompkins County from kitchen trimmings to finished compost. It features behind-the-scenes footage of Cayuga Compost's turning and sifting processes. 

 

Visit Recycle Tompkins' YouTube channel to view the new video along with other "How to.." segments related to curbside recycling collection, food scraps recycling drop spots, food waste prevention, and using the Recycling and Solid Waste Center.

 

 

Curbside Recycling Guidelines and Schedule

 

The 2017-18 Tompkins County Curbside Recycling Guidelines
brochure, including the schedule for bi-weekly collection, can
be downloaded here.
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Holiday Closing and Curbside Collection Schedule

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Public Space Recycling at TC Health Dept. Building

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