You will see below a chart outlining what is and is not acceptable in your recycling bin. Please know all recycling must be cleaned and free of all food waste and be placed in a clean dump-able container clearly marked for recycling. Absolutely no plastic bags are accepted with recycling. Beginning October 1, 2018 recycling guidelines will be strictly enforced. If you’re recycling is mixed with non-recyclable items, plastic bags or is contaminated the entire container of recycling will not be picked up and will be left at the curb.
*If in doubt – Throw it with trash*
Please know we follow the Tompkins County Recycling Guidelines. However, we only pickup residential recycling in Cayuga and Cortland County. If you live in Tompkins County please follow the link below for information about recycling pickup in Tompkins County.