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The County Waste and Recycling News section offers useful information about recycling and proper waste disposal. We will also keep you up-to-date on our community involvement. 




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Christmas Bike Promise 2016

December 28, 2016

Each Christmas, County Waste and Recycling in Clifton Park participates in the Christmas Bike Promise.  This year County Waste was able to donate 153 bikes to 9 different charities in the Capital District.

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Last Modified: 12-28-2016-12:08:40


County Waste Helps Malta Vets

December 21, 2016

Doing something for veterans in the city of Malta went from an idea to a concrete program at the beginning of 2016 when the Malta Veterans Appreciation Program (MVAP) was formed.

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Last Modified: 12-21-2016-09:08:14


Christmas Tree Collection Schedule

December 14, 2016


To learn if and when County Waste, Clifton Park collects natural Christmas Trees in your area, visit this link.  Remember to remove the stand and all decorations.

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Last Modified: 12-14-2016-15:31:31


Recycling Empty Aerosol Cans

November 29, 2016

Recycle aerosol cans?  Yes. But do it right

Aerosol cans are fairly simple – the can is made of steel or aluminum and contains a product – like hair spray, shaving cream, paint, or whipped cream - to be dispensed.

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Last Modified: 11-30-2016-09:27:00


Smoke Detector Types and Disposal

November 18, 2016

Installing and maintaining working smoke detectors is a simple safeguard residents have against potential tragedy.

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Last Modified: 11-18-2016-13:11:08


Cartons to be Recycled

October 25, 2016

One of the more common residential waste items placed in the trash rather than the recycling container is the carton. Juice cartons, soup cartons and many others often wind up in the landfill when they could be sent to a paper mill and recycled into new paper products.

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Last Modified: 11-16-2016-21:05:23


Winter Safety Reminder for Residential Customers

September 22, 2016

Winter residential trash and recycling collection creates a unique set of challenges for sanitation truck drivers - routes can be obstructed by snow, vehicles may be blocking roadways and driving conditions may be poor or, even worse, treacherous.

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Last Modified: 09-22-2016-14:55:36


County Waste & Recycling Supports Community Events

August 19, 2016

County Waste & Recycling is proud to support local community events throughout the year. In addition to providing quality and cost-effective garbage and recycling collection services, County Waste is dedicated to the communities we serve and are actively involved in various community programs. Join us for these upcoming events that are not only fun for the family but also give back to our community.

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Last Modified: 01-25-2017-11:29:44


Donate to the Capital District of Habitat for Humanity ReStore

August 12, 2016

County Waste & Recycling encourages area residents and businesses to donate useful items to the Capital District Habitat for Humanity Restore in Albany.

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Last Modified: 08-12-2016-10:39:56


DEA Collects 47,596 Pounds of Prescription Drugs in New York State

June 18, 2016

Americans turned in more unused prescription drugs at the Annual Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day than on any of the previous events since it began in 2010, demonstrating their understanding of the value of this service.

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Last Modified: 06-27-2016-09:32:17


About County Waste and Recycling

The Clifton Park, NY location of County Waste and Recycling ranks among the Capital Region’s largest waste and recycling companies. County Waste and Recycling provides residential garbage and recycling services, commercial roll off service, industrial waste removal, and construction and demolition waste collection services. In addition to waste collection services, County Waste also operates transfer stations in Clifton Park and Troy, New York and Sierra Processing, a recycling center, in Albany, New York.

Service Area Map

County Waste and Recycling of Clifton Park, NY serves the following counties:

New York
Albany, Fulton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, and Schoharie.

Massachusetts
Hampden, and Hampshire.

If you have questions regarding any of our waste and recycling services contact us online or call: (888) 549-2783