Recycling and Solid Waste Center


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 Permit or Hauler's License.



To find out more about how to obtain a Permit or Hauler's License

click here.




TCRMM offers the following disposal options at the RSWC:




Type Description Fee*
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.

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