Residential Recycling

Seneca Meadows offers a free drop-off service for your household recyclables, so if you miss your regular pick-up, or go over your blue bin limit, you can recycle them here. Drop-off hours Monday through Friday 6:00 am – 3:00 pm, Saturday 6:00 – 10:30 am, and Sunday 8:00 am – 11:00 am. The service is for residential recyclable materials only, and all participants must report to the scalehouse prior to unloading. For further information, call 315-539-5624.

The Seneca Meadows Education Center also offers free recycling education programs for community organizations. To learn more about these programs, or to schedule a presentation, call or e-mail at 315-539-5624, seneca.meadows@wasteconnections.com.

All participants must report to the scalehouse prior to unloading.

SENECA COUNTY RECYCLING GUIDE
GLASS

Any color food or beverage bottles and jars.
Clean to remove food residue and odors.
Remove and discard lids or caps.
No broken glass.

NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES

Any newspaper, inserts, magazine and catalogs. Fold neatly and place in brown paper bag or place loose in blue box or tote.Do not place in plastic bags.

METAL/ALUMINUM CANS AND FOIL

Any metal food can or aluminum foil. Clean to remove food residue and odors.

PLASTIC

Containers with recycling code #1 – #7 on the bottom with three recycling arrows;rigid plastic is also acceptable (ex. Items that are stackable and crackable). No motor oil containers.

Remove and discard lids and tops. Clean to remove residue and odors. Styrofoam cannot be included. Do not place items in large garbage bags.

CORRUGATED CARDBOARD

Cardboard with wavy middle layer ONLY. Flatten all boxes. Remove excess tape and labeling. Cut to maximum of 3 ft. x 3 ft. by 18 inches high. Tie in bundles.

BOXBOARD

Examples include cereal and tissue boxes, paper towel rolls and soda carriers.
Preparation: Simply flatten and place in blue bin or tote.

OFFICE PAPER AND JUNK MAIL

Advertising flyers, colored or white paper, envelopes, shredded paper, and computer paper. Place in brown bag or loose in the blue bin or tote.

GABLE-TOP CONTAINERS

This includes juice cartons with tear-open tops. Preparation: Thoroughly rinse and flatten.

ITEMS THAT ARE NOT RECYCLABLE

Styrofoam, window or broken glass, light bulbs. Aerosol cans, scrap metal, ceramics, china, Pyrex, any hazardous material and/or containers, and plastic bags.

Plastic bags can be returned to supermarkets.