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December 01, 2022 This is a Community Announcement from Catholic Charities and first appeared in The Ithaca Voice on November 21, 2022. It was not written by Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management. Catholic Charities Tompkins / Tioga is seeking donations for its annual “Share the Warmth” winter clothing giveaway, which will be held…(Read More)

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November 22. 2022 In recognition of America Recycles Day, held on and around November 15 annually since 1997, Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management wants to thank our community for keeping contaminates out of curbside recycling and keeping Tompkins County’s curbside recycling contamination rate low. Disciplined adherence to the Curbside Recycling Guidelines…(Read More)

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November 21, 2022 The Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management (TCRMM) office will be closed on Thursday (Nov. 24) and Friday (Nov. 25) in observance of Thanksgiving. The Recycling and Solid Waste Center (RSWC) will be closed on Thursday (Nov. 24) and open its regular hours on Friday (Nov. 25), and Saturday (Nov. 26) from…(Read More)

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November 14, 2022   Lithium-ion batteries are not accepted in recycling or trash because they can cause safety hazards like fires and explosions if handled incorrectly. Undamaged Lithium-ion batteries are accepted at the Recycling and Solid Waste Center (RSWC) when prepared correctly. Lithium-ion batteries are used in many products such as cell…(Read More)

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November 02, 2022 The Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management (TCRMM) office will be closed on Friday, November 11th, in observance of Veterans Day. The Recycling and Solid Waste Center (RSWC) will be open its regular hours on Friday, November 11th, from 7:00am to 3:30pm. There will be no change in curbside recycling…(Read More)

October 06, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, October 06, 2022 The Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management (TCRMM) office will be closed on Monday, October 10th, in observance of Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The Recycling and Solid Waste Center (RSWC) will be open its regular hours on Monday, October 10th, from 7:00am to 3:30pm…(Read More)

The following is a press release regarding the Community Food System Summit. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Katie Hallas, Community Food System Planner (607) 272-2292 voicemail #281, kh788@cornell.edu Community Food System Summit: Moving Forward Together, at Stewart Park (ITHACA, NY September 12, 2022) – The Tompkins Food Future team and community partners invite the…(Read More)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 2nd, 2022 The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management Office and the Recycling and Solid Waste Center will be closed on Monday, September 5th in observance of Labor Day. There will be no curbside recycling collection on Monday, September 5th. Recycling collection will take place one day late…(Read More)

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