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.

Prescription Drug Take-Back on April 29

April 21, 2017

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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Last Modified: 04-21-2017-08:58:16

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

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: 05-11-2017-09:52:39

Proper Electronic Waste Disposal

June 1, 2016

Have you decided to update your outdated home computer? Bought the latest new smartphone? Transitioned from your CD player to a bluetooth device? Or indulged in that new tablet you purchased for yourself or your children? Because technology is always changing, it seems we are always buying the lastest and greatest electronic gadgets.

What do you do with all those old electronics when it’s time to upgrade?  

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Last Modified: 05-11-2017-09:54:51

Disposing of Household Hazardous Waste

February 22, 2016

Leftover household products that contain toxic, corrosive, ignitable, or reactive ingredients are considered Household Hazardous Waste (HHW), and require special care when you dispose of them.  Pursuant to New York State law, HHW is not allowed in any County Waste and Recycling containers.

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Last Modified: 03-29-2017-12:29:09

About County Waste and Recycling in New York

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

If you have questions regarding any of our waste and recycling services in New York, contact us online or call: 518-877-7007

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