The Recycling and Solid Waste Center (RSWC) only accepts waste from Tompkins County residents, businesses, and licensed haulers who have a valid Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management (formerly Solid Waste Management Division) Permit or Hauler's License.
To find out more about how to obtain a TCSWMD Permit or Hauler's License click here.
TCSWMD offers the following disposal options at the RSWC:
|Bag or Can
||Up to 35 lbs. for each bag
||Disposal Punch Card
|Category 1 Vehicle
||1 load of garbage inside vehicle - Sedan Vehicles: 2 and 4 door
||Category 1 Disposal Coupons
|Category 2 Vehicle
||1 load of garbage inside vehicle - Larger capacity vehicles: Wagon, SUV, & Mini Van
||Category 2 Disposal Coupon
|Truck, Trailer, Other
||Vehicle weighs in and out at the scales
||Tier Flat Fees
*For more information about fees click here.
For more disposal options in Tompkins County click here.
For a list of items not accepted at the RSWC click here. For more information reference our NYSDEC 360 Permit.
Learn more about what is accepted for recycling in Tompkins County curbside and at the Recycling and Solid Waste Center.