recycling department

Recycling

2017 Recycling Calendar

The Recycling Department administers the recycling contract with Cardinal Disposal for the operation of the State Mandated Recycling Program in Seneca County. The responsibilities of the Recycling Department are to provide education to the taxpayers of Seneca County to maximize participation in the program and to encourage reuse of recyclable materials. The department maintains records of materials collected and is charged with the duty of receiving complaints and rectifying the problems with the contractor in a timely fashion to assure regular and routine recycling pickup is completed. Blue bins and recycling guides are purchased by the department and distributed to participants in the Recycling Program.

Free Recycling Drop-Off

Teaming up for change: that’s what the Seneca County Recycling Department, the Seneca Meadows Landfill and Cardinal Disposal are doing with a new recycling drop-off program.  Recycling collection rates are not as high as they could be in Seneca County.  The cause for which is uncertain, but one frustration, according to local residents, occurs when they miss a recycling pick-up day and the recyclables start to pile up. The drop-off boxes stationed at the Seneca Meadows Landfill will gives residents an opportunity to clear out their recyclables between pick-ups, and afford those who accumulate more than their eight blue bin limit a place to take the extra recyclables.

The drop-off service is free to Seneca County residents at the Seneca Meadows Landfill  facility on Salcman Road, off of Route 414 in Waterloo. Drop-off hours are 6:30 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday, 6:00 – 11:30 am on Saturday. The service is for residential recyclable materials only, and all participants must report to the scalehouse prior to unloading. For further information, call 315-539-5624.

The Seneca Meadows Education Center also offers free recycling education programs for community organizations. To learn more about these programs, or to schedule a presentation, call or e-mail at 315-539-5624, contact@senecameadows.com

Recycling Education

Recycling Education Presentations are also provided for groups and organizations by Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension through Seneca GR&EEN (Generating Recycling and Energy Education Now).  To set up a presentation or for general recycling education questions, contact CCE at 315-539-9251 or Seneca@cornell.edu.

As part of the County’s Recycling Education efforts, Seneca County CCE maintains a website where you can obtain recycling information including guidelines, the pick-up calendar, and a search engine to find out where to recycle items that cannot recycle in your blue bin.  The link is www.Senecarecycles.org.

cardinal

A J.E. Gibson Company

Cardinal Disposal is a full-service waste management company serving the residential and commercial communities of the Finger Lakes.

http://cardinaldisposal.com/

QUESTIONS OR COLLECTION CONCERNS:
Pick-ups will take place anytime between 6:30 AM
to 5 PM on your collection day, and may vary by area
for route efficiencies. Thank you, for both your
patience, and the opportunity to serve you.

recyle

Cardinal Disposal
635 Shannon Corners Rd.
Dundee, NY  14837

 

Toll free – 1-800-568-8617

or 
607-243-7568
SENECA COUNTY RECYCLING OFFICE:  1-315-539-1720

THANK YOU FOR RECYCLING
Your efforts are helping to make Seneca County a better place to live.

PLEASE PRINT THIS GUIDE FOR FUTURE REFERENCE

SENECA COUNTY RECYCLING GUIDE
ALL-IN-ONE BLUE BIN OR TOTER RECYCLING IS HERE!!!

THE ITEMS LISTED BELOW MAY BE PLACED IN THE SAME BLUE BIN OR TOTER FOR RECYCLING.
WHAT COULD BE EASIER ?

GLASS: Any color food or beverage bottles and jars. Clean to remove food residue and odors. Remove and discard lids or caps. No broken glass.

NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES: Any newspaper, inserts, magazine and catalogs. Fold neatly and place in brown paper bag or place loose in blue box or toter. Do not place in plastic bags.

METAL/ALUMINUM CANS AND FOIL: Any metal food can or aluminum foil. Clean to remove food residue and odors.

PLASTIC: Containers with recycling code #1 – #7 on the bottom with three recycling arrows; rigid plastic is also acceptable (ex. Items that are stackable and crackable). No motor oil containers. Remove and discard lids and tops. Clean to remove residue and odors. Styrofoam cannot be included. Do not place items in large garbage bags.

CORRUGATED CARDBOARD: Cardboard with wavy middle layer ONLY. Flatten all boxes. Remove excess tape and labeling. Cut to maximum of 3 ft. x 3 ft. by 18 inches high. Tie in bundles.

BOXBOARD: Examples include cereal and tissue boxes, paper towel rolls and soda carriers. Preparation: Simply flatten and place in blue bin or toter.

OFFICE PAPER AND JUNK MAIL: Advertising flyers, colored or white paper, envelopes, shredded paper, and computer paper. Place in brown bag or loose in the blue bin or toter.

GABLE-TOP CONTAINERS: This includes juice cartons with tear-open tops. Preparation: Thoroughly rinse and flatten.

ITEMS THAT ARE NOT RECYCLABLE: Styrofoam, window or broken glass, light bulbs. Aerosol cans, scrap metal, ceramics, china, Pyrex, any hazardous material and/or containers, and plastic bags. Plastic bags can be returned to supermarkets.

ENHANCED ADDITIONS TO RECYCLING PROGRAM:

TOTERS: Seneca County can residents can purchase 65 gallon toters from Cardinal Disposal in lieu of using 8 blue bins. Purchase price is $75.00 plus sales tax. Resident owned toters must be marked with a label stating This toter is for recycling.

HELPFUL REMINDERS

  1. Recycling pick-up starts at 6:30 a.m. through 5 p.m. on your scheduled day. Pick-ups throughout the day are based upon route efficiencies. To ensure pick-ups, please have your containers out by 6:30 a.m.
  2. A per stop maximum of (8) eight recycling bins OR (2) two 65 gallon toters are permitted. Blue bins are available in the Real Property Tax Office at the County Office Building, 1 DiPronio Drive, Third Floor, Waterloo, NY 13165
  3. No pick-up on the following days: 

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Day

New Years Day

If your normal collection day falls on or after one of the observed Holidays then your collection for that week will be delayed one service day. For Example: if a Holiday falls on Monday the normal Monday collection will be done on Tuesday, Tuesday collection will be done on Wednesday and so forth throughout the week until all collections are completed by the end of business on Saturday.

2017 Recycling Calendar

Recycling Route Schedule

Seneca Falls Map

Waterloo Map

QUESTIONS OR PICK-UP PROBLEMS?

Cardinal Disposal
635 Shannon Corners Rd.
Dundee, NY  14837

                         Toll Free  1-800-568-8617  or  1-607-243-7568

                               Cardinal Disposal                                             “Keepin’ it Clean, Keepin’ it Green!” 

SENECA COUNTY RECYCLING OFFICE 1-315-539-1720

THANK YOU FOR RECYCLING

Your efforts are helping to make Seneca County a better place to live.

PLEASE PRINT THIS GUIDE FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.