Both the Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management Office and the County Recycling and Solid Waste Center will be closed on Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day. In addition, there will be no curbside recycling collection on September 7th.  Pick-up will take place one day later for the remainder…(Read More)

Since 2008, The Tompkins County ReBusiness Partners program has supported over 250 Tompkins County businesses and organizations with reducing waste and saving money through 4R (reduce, reuse, recycle, and rebuy) practices. The program has now been updated to meet the ever-evolving needs of businesses of all sizes and allow for remote consultations in light…(Read More)

Your feedback is valued. (Ithaca, NY) – The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management has created a short survey to collect feedback from users of the Recycling and Solid Waste Center. The survey is hosted using POLCO, an online civic engagement platform. It takes less than five minutes to complete, and results will…(Read More)

The cover of the 2020 curbside recycling guidelines brochure

“Recycle Right” in Tompkins County The new 2020-2021 Tompkins County Curbside Recycling Guidelines brochure is now available. The brochure is produced by the Department of Recycling and Materials Management, and covers the 12-month period from July 2020 through June 2021. The publication includes a recycling pick-up calendar through June 2021. There is…(Read More)

The weigh scales at the Tompkins County Recycling and Solid Waste Center (RSWC) at 160 Commercial Avenue in Ithaca will undergo an annual certification and inspection on Monday, June 29th. It will be necessary to close down one scale at a time. Be alert for changes in traffic patterns while the work is being performed…(Read More)

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management quarterly newsletter, the 4R Times, is now available at RecycleTompkins.org and in a mobile-friendly format.Highlights of this issue include: New Curbside Recycling GuidelinesFood Waste Prevention TipsA Few Recycling RemindersUpcoming holidaysHousehold Hazardous Waste eventsAnd more… Click here to sign up to…(Read More)

Holiday Closing and Curbside Recycling Pick-Up Schedule Both the Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management and the Recycling & Solid Waste Center (RSWC) will be closed on Monday, May 25th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. There will be no curbside recycling collection on Monday, May 25th. Recycling collection will take…(Read More)

(Ithaca, NY) – Did you know that you can now buy trash disposal punch cards and coupons, solid waste permits, and more without leaving your home? RecycleTompkins.org has a Shop Online feature that residents can use to: Purchase disposal punch cards and coupons,Purchase yard waste punch cards and coupons,Purchase solid waste permits and…(Read More)

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