New Year’s Recycling Collection and Drop Spot Schedule

For immediate release:

December 29th, 2021

New Year’s Recycling Collection and Drop Spot Schedule

Due to holiday scheduling, recycling may be collected earlier than normal on Friday, December 31st. As always, residents are reminded to have their recycling bins set out by the required time of 6:00 AM (4:00 AM in the City of Ithaca and 7:30 in the Village of Cayuga Heights). Setting recycling out the night before collection is advised.

The New Year’s holiday does not affect the recycling collection schedule, but it does affect other programs and services. Please note the following schedule changes:

  • The Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management office will be closed Friday, December 31st for New Year’s Day (Observed).
  • The Recycling and Solid Waste Center will be open Friday, December 31st and closed Saturday, January 1st for New Year’s Day.
  • Saturday, January 1st Food Scraps Recycling Drop Spots will be rescheduled to Sunday, January 2nd with normal hours of operation.

For more information, contact:

Tompkins Recycling & Materials Management

(607) 273-6632