Posts for 2017

Slow Down to Get Around is a New York State Law

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Distracted and impatient drivers create dangerous situations on the roadways as they encounter garbage and recycling collection workers leading several states to enact Slow Down to Get Around laws.

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Prescription Pill Bottles Are Recyclable

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One prescription pill bottle not placed in the curbside recycling bin won’t make much of a difference but Americans fill about 4 billion prescriptions every year. Couple that with the millions of over the counter medications sold annually and the value of recycling pill bottles is clear.

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Five Steps to Safe and Efficient Collection

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County Waste and Recycling, Clifton Park, NY, strives to assure the complete safety of our customers, our employees and the public in all our operations.  Protection from accident or injury is paramount in all we do.

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County Waste Vets Recruits Vets

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County Waste & Recycling was one of the participating employers recruiting vets at the Veterans Job Fair in Albany, New York on April 26, 2017.

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CDL Drivers Benefit by Driving for County Waste

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County Waste and Recycling, Clifton Park, NY, is currently hiring CDL drivers who will enjoy their work and take pride in a job well done.


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Prescription Drug Take-Back on April 29

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Accidental exposure to medications can be a problem in the United States and it’s often in homes with young children, so it’s important to dispose of expired and old medications in the home as they present an unnecessary health risk.

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Cardboard Recycling at County Waste and Recycling

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Recycled cardboard becomes just about what you’d expect: more cardboard, paper products, newspapers and much, much more. Today, the Environmental Protection Agency estimates there is about 30 million tons of corrugated cardboard generated each year.

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