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On Thursday, November 25th and Friday, November 26th, the Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The office will re-open on Monday, November 29th.   The Recycling and Solid Waste Center will be closed on Thursday, November 25th for Thanksgiving Day but will be…(Read More)

On Thursday, November 11th, the Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management office will be closed in observance of the Veterans Day 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. Recycling pick-up will follow…(Read More)

The Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management (TCRMM) office will be closed on Monday, October 11th in observance of Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The Recycling and Solid Waste Center will be open its regular hours on Monday, October 11th from 7:00am to 3:30pm. There will be no change in curbside recycling collection. Recycling pick…(Read More)

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management quarterly newsletter, the 4RTimes, is now available for Fall 2021. This issue covers: Student’s Guide to RecyclingNYS EPS (Styrofoam) Ban Coming in 2022Maintaining Tompkins County’s Old LandfillsReduce Food Waste with Catch-All RecipesAnd more… Click here to view the newsletter in…(Read More)

Now that the Fall semester has begun, the Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management would like to take a moment to help students recycle right in Ithaca and Tompkins County. There are specific guidelines for what is and is not recyclable, and plenty of resources to help. Making sure you recycle correctly every…(Read More)

Both the Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management and the Recycling & Solid Waste Center (RSWC) will be closed on Monday, September 6th in observance of the Labor Day holiday. There will be no curbside recycling collection on Monday, September 6th. Recycling collection will take place a day late for the remainder of…(Read More)

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management quarterly newsletter, the 4RTimes, is now available. This issue covers: New Curbside GuidelinesPay As You Throw Encourages Waste ReductionReBusiness Spotlight: Dairy OneBorrow-A-Bin for Public EventsAnd more… Click here to view the newsletter in a mobile-friendly format, or…(Read More)

The new 2021-2022 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 2021 through June 2022. The publication includes a recycling pick-up calendar and valuable information about curbside recycling collection…(Read More)

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management Annual Report for the year of 2020 is now available! This report includes a Director’s Report, 2020 By the Numbers, and highlights from Department programs such as Recycling, Recycling Collection, Old Landfills, and more. Click here to view the PDF…(Read More)

The following is a press release for an event held May 5-8, 2021 in recognition of International Compost Awareness Week. Attention local gardeners and compost enthusiasts, here’s your chance to get some free compost at the start of the growing season! In recognition of International Compost Awareness Week, the Tompkins County Department of…(Read More)

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