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The mission of the Department of Recycling and Materials Management (TCRMM) is to develop and implement a sustainable materials management strategy for Tompkins County. TCRMM is currently seeking applicants for an Assistant Recycling Specialist to support 4R  initiatives that help the community reduce, reuse, recycle, and rethink waste. The incumbent will assist residents, businesses…(Read More)

(Tompkins County, Dec. 21, 2023) – The Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management (TCRMM) Office and the Recycling & Solid Waste Center (RSWC) will be closed on Monday, Dec. 25, 2023, in observance of Christmas Day. There will be no Curbside Recycling pickup on Monday, Dec. 25. Both the TCRMM Office and the RSWC will…(Read More)

The New York State Association for Reduction, Reuse & Recycling (NYSAR³) recently honored Barb Eckstrom, longtime TCRMM Director, with the 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award. The award was presented during NYSAR³’s Annual Conference in Cooperstown, with Barb accepting the award virtually. Barb was hired by Tompkins County in 1988 to be the county’s first…(Read More)

(Tompkins County, Nov. 21, 2023) – The Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management (TCRMM) Office and the Recycling & Solid Waste Center (RSWC) will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2023, in observance of Thanksgiving. There will be no Curbside Recycling Pickup on Thursday, Nov. 23. The TCCRMM Office will also be closed on Friday,…(Read More)

The Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management (TCRMM) office will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10, 2023, in observance of Veterans Day. The Recycling & Solid Waste Center (RSWC) will be open regular hours on Friday, from 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., for your recycling and waste disposal needs. There will…(Read More)

Recycling and Solid Waste Center, Tompkins County. Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management Department (TCRMM) invites the public to celebrate New York Recycles Day by taking a free walking tour of the County’s Recycling and Solid Waste Center (RSWC). Two tours are scheduled: Tuesday, November 14, at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 15…(Read More)

The Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management (TCRMM) office will be closed on Monday, Oct. 9, 2023, in observance of the Indigenous Peoples’ Day holiday. The Recycling & Solid Waste Center (RSWC) will be open regular hours on Monday, from 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., for your recycling and waste disposal…(Read More)

Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management is temporarily without phone service on Monday, Oct. 2, 2023, due to a power outage affecting the Rt. 13 business district in Ithaca. The power outage also limits sales in the office to cash only transactions, as the office is unable to process credit cards at this time. The…(Read More)