Posts for 2016
The County Waste and Recycling News section offers useful information about proper waste disposal, service updates, and
our commitment to the communities we live in and serve.
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.
Last Modified: 05-11-2017-09:50:31
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.
Last Modified: 02-1-2018-08:33:44
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.
Last Modified: 12-14-2016-15:31:31
Recycling Empty Aerosol Cans
November 29, 2016
Recycle aerosol cans? Yes. But do it rightAerosol 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.
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.
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.
Last Modified: 11-16-2016-21:05:23
Winter Safety Reminder for Residential Customers
September 22, 2016Winter 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.
Last Modified: 01-26-2018-08:06:40
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.
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.
Last Modified: 05-11-2017-09:44:33
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.
Last Modified: 05-11-2017-09:52:39