May 16th Household Hazardous Waste Event Will Be Held With Reduced Hours

The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) drop off event scheduled for May 16th will be held with reduced hours in order to ensure the safety of workers and participants. It will take place from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

Residents must have a valid solid waste permit and an appointment to attend. Tompkins County residents and qualified businesses and organizations can register for an appointment at

Participants attending the event are instructed to remain in their cars while they allow workers to remove HHW from the trunk. Arranging material neatly helps to ensure a smooth process for workers. Face coverings are required.

Future 2020 HHW events will take place on June 13th, July 18th, August 15th, October 17th, and November 21st. Learn more about the HHW program at


Tompkins Recycling and Materials Management

(607) 273-6632