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2021 Santa Clause Contest

Santa Clause is coming to town....on a County Waste & Recycling truck! Our driver, Vince, is at it again and not only decked out his truck this year but is also donning a holly jolly suit. To get in the holiday spirit, we're running a small contest for a free month of residential garbage service. Here's how it works:

If you see Vince out and about on his route dressed as Santa, simply snap a photo of him or with him and tag us on Facebook to be entered. So excited to pass along a little joy this holiday season and we can't wait to see your photos!

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Christmas Bike Promise 2021

Our County Waste team has been hard at work doing our Annual Bike Promise, and  bike build.  Every year our employees at County Waste band together to help give back to our community by providing local charities with first time bikes for children in need. This year we are happy to be able build and donate 126 bikes to 5 different local charities, which will be delivered in the next week. We're absolutely humbled to spread a little Christmas cheer to the local children within our communities and look forward to participating in this wonderful cause each year.

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Inclement Weather Information

County Waste and Recycling would like to say how grateful we are to serve you. Our #1 core value is safety. We strive to assure complete safety of our employees, customers and the public in all our operations. 

To meet these expectations, our drivers and managers are trained on multiple safety techniques and do have to occasionally make the hard decision to be unable to service areas due to inclement weather (which includes snow, ice, freezing rain, rain, mud, high winds, hail or extreme cold).

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Battery Dangers and Safe Disposal

Most of us are so familiar and comfortable with batteries and our mobile devices we do not realize they can be very dangerous -- to us, our loved ones, our neighbors and our communities.

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Albany Drive-Thru Food Pantry on June 11

A drive-through food pantry at the Albany International Airport is scheduled for Saturday, June 11, 2020 at 10AM and will run while the supplies last.
The event is open to all community members.

This event is provided by the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, Catholic Charities, Albany International Airport, and the Golf Planning Committee and Sponsors.

County Waste and Recycling has donated 600 facemasks to the event, and staff members have volunteered to work the event.

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Trash Hat Can Extender

Do you have extra trash from parties, holidays, moving or clean outs?  Our Trash Hat Can Extenders can help!

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Egg Cartons - Recycle or Reuse or Trash

Eggs are a staple in our diet being used in cooking, Easter fun, and the all-American breakfast.

In fact, each person in the country consumes more than 270 eggs every year meaning hundreds of thousands of egg cartons will either wind up in the trash, find a second use, or be recycled.

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