7660 N State St

Lowville,

NY

13367

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Director, Solid Waste Mgmt/Recycling
Pete Wood
Frequently Asked Questions

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Are pizza boxes recyclable?

Yes! If they are clean and free of food residue & grease.  If dirty, place in the trash. 

Can I leave the tops on my plastic containers?

Yes! But please be sure the containers are rinsed out first!

Can I recycle tops from my tin cans?

Yes! But please place them inside the can.

Can I recycle aluminum foil?

Yes! but only if it is clean and free of food residue!

Can I recycle window envelopes/tissue boxes/macaroni & spaghetti boxes?

Yes! But please remove the window portion as it is not recyclable. 

Can I recycle aluminum foil boxes, saran and wax paper boxes?

Yes! As long as the serrated edge is removed. 

AM I RECYCLABLE?

YES! NO! 

Aerosol Cans, if empty

Greeting Cards

Wrapping Paper

Canning Jar Lids

CD/DVD Cases

Candy Wrappers

Paper Plates/Cups

Plastic Silverware

Soiled Tissues/Paper Towels

Shaving Cream Cans

Disposable Razors 

Used Vacuum Cleaner Bags

Bread bags/Ziploc bags

Pellet Bags

Plastic Coat Hangers

Cardboard/Metal Containers

(Pringles, Cocoa, Crisco)

Rubber Garden Hoses

Recyclable ONLY at Transfer Stations (Not Curbside):

Batteries - Alkaline, Rechargeable, Automotive

Electronic Scrap - Computers, Printers, TV's, Answering Machines, Scanners

Household Thermostats

Plastic Bags (WalMart, Kinney's, TOPS) -or- returned to grocery/retail store

Taken ONLY at Transfer Stations as Scrap Metal (Not Curbside): 

Refrigerators - Only if freon has been removed

Stoves, Washers, Dryers

Vacuum Cleaners

Toasters

Crock Pots

Griddles

Coffee Maker (without the glass carage)

Anything with a small electric motor