The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management newsletter, the 4RTimes, is now available for the Summer 2022 period. This issue covers: Glass Collection Off to a Great StartTBurg Farmers’ Market Drop Spot OpensPaintCare Comes to NYNew Curbside GuidelinesAnd more… The newsletter can be viewed as an email newsletter (https://tinyurl.com/y7lgcod9), or…(Read More)

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management Annual Report for the year of 2021 is now available! This report includes a Director’s Report, 2021 By the Numbers, and highlights from Department programs such as Recycling, Recycling Collection, Organics, Old Landfills, and more. Click here to view the PDF…(Read More)

The outbound scale at the Recycling and Solid Waste Center is temporarily out of service. The facility remains open, but wait times may be affected. Users of the facility are reminded to use caution and obey any written and verbal directions. Please be patient with attendants and operators during potential delays. For more information…(Read More)

Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management is currently hiring for the position of Communications Coordinator. This position involves responsibility for assisting a Department Head by coordinating public communications for the Department of Recycling and Materials Management. Duties include, but are not limited to: program planning and implementation, supervision of project assistants and contractors, management of…(Read More)

The following text comes from a NYS DEC newsletter. Join millions of people around the globe in celebrating Plastic Free July by reducing the number of single-use plastics used throughout the month of July. Taking small steps together to reduce or refuse single-use plastics help create a collective positive impact for…(Read More)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 27th, 2022 (Ithaca, NY) – The new 2022-2023 Tompkins County Curbside Recycling Guidelines brochure is now available. The brochure is produced by the Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management (TCRMM) and covers the 12-month period from July 2022 through June 2023. The publication includes a recycling pick-up…(Read More)

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management seeks one Outreach Consultant to help promote the Department’s recycling and waste reduction programs at community events in Tompkins County.  This part-time position runs from July through October. The Outreach Consultant is tasked with expanding awareness of the County’s recycling, composting, and…(Read More)

For immediate release: June 17th, 2022 The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management office will be closed on Monday, June 20th, for the Juneteenth holiday. However, the Recycling and Solid Waste Center will be open its regular hours, 7:00am to 3:30pm, and there will be no change in curbside recycling collection…(Read More)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Thursday, May 26th, 2022 Both the Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management and the Recycling & Solid Waste Center (RSWC) will be closed on Monday, May 30th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. There will be no curbside recycling collection on Monday, May 30th. Recycling collection will take place…(Read More)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 2nd, 2022 Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management is excited to announce the opening of a new food scraps recycling drop spot location at the Trumansburg Farmers’ Market. The drop spot will be open from 4:30 to 7:30 every Wednesday night during market season which extends from May 4th…(Read More)

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