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Recycling Operations

North Norwich Facility

(607) 337-1815
Directions

Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
Tuesday thru Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Brisben Facility

(607) 656-7718
Directions

Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
Tuesday thru Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Pharsalia Facility

(607) 337-1769
Directions

Monday thru Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
Residential Use Only

Closed Sundays and Holidays

Main Office

(607) 337-1790
Directions

Residential Permit Application and Information

All recycling must be clean and dry with caps removed.

Mandatory Recycling

The following list contains items that are required to be recycled under current regulatory controls:

  • HDPE PLASTIC BOTTLES & JUGS (Please remove caps) - Solid or milky colored plastic jugs and bottles. Look for the HDPE symbol. Containers must be rinsed or well drained with caps removed. Labels may remain.
  • NEWSPAPER - Keep clean and dry. Newspapers may be packed in brown paper bags. Entire newspaper as delivered may be recycled.
  • CORRUGATED CARDBOARD, BROWN BAGS AND BOXBOARD (Please break down all boxes) - Corrugated cardboard has the wavy interior. Keep cardboard clean, dry and flattened to save space. Clean brown paper grocery bags and brown kraft wrapping paper. Boxes like cereal, shoe, food and tissue boxes. Remove plastic film & liners.
  • GLASS CONTAINERS - Glass food and beverage containers. Containers must be rinsed and caps removed. Labels may remain. Clear, green and brown glass must be separated.
  • METAL FOOD CANS - All metal food cans, including steel, tin and aluminum cans must be washed. Labels may remain. All metal caps from glass jars.
  • LEAVES AND YARD WASTE & BRUSH - Leaves, needles, pine cones, wood ships, weeds, remains of garden plants & old hay. Brush under 4" in diameter.
  • WET CELL BATTERIES - Automobile, lawn mower, motorcycle-type batteries containing acid. Please take care to store old batteries out of reach of children and pets!
  • RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES AND BUTTON CELL BATTERIES - Batteries that say 'Rechargeable' or 'Nickel-Cadmium' and small button shaped or coin shaped batteries. Rechargeable batteries sealed in battery packs are also recyclable.
  • USED MOTOR OIL & ANTI-FREEZE - Used motor oil accepted at the North Norwich & Brisben Facilities. Maximum 5 gallons per resident per visit.

Voluntary Recycling

The following list contains items that may be recycled:

  • PETE PLASTIC BOTTLES - Bottle and jar type containers only. Solid color and clear. Look for the PETE symbol. Caps must be removed.
  • MAGAZINES AND JUNK MAIL - Magazines, coupons, white and manila envelopes, old mail, sweepstakes coupons, notebook paper (any color), office and computer paper, FAX paper and NCR paper, gift wrap.
  • SCRAP METAL - Any scrap metal item: Aluminum, tin, steel, copper, etc.
  • #3 - 7 PLASTIC JUGS, TUBS & LIDS
  • PLASTIC GROCERY BAGS
  • OFFICE PAPER
  • COMPUTERS & ALL ELECTRONICS - Free.
  • FLUORESCENT LIGHT BULBS & HOUSEHOLD BATTERIES - Free

Items Not Accepted for Recycling

The following list contains items that may not be recycled. These items are accepted as garbage:

  • Ceramics
  • Crystal
  • Drinking Glasses
  • Light Bulbs
  • Window Glass
  • Plastic Lined Bags
  • Mirror Glass
  • Styrofoam
  • Boxes which have been refrigerated or frozen
  • Soda or Beer boxes

Tipping Fee Schedule

  • BASIC TIPPING FEE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $58/Ton
  • CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION DEBRIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $58/Ton
  • BRUSH & TREE STUMPS OVER 4" IN DIAMETER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $58/Ton
  • RESIDENTIAL BAG RATE Up to 35 Gallons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1.50/Bag
  • COUPON FOR 30 BAGS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $37.50
  • APPLIANCES AND WHITE GOODS WITHOUT FREON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FREE
  • with freon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10/each
  • AUTOMOBILE TIRES 16" Dia. or less with or without rims. . . . . . . . . $2.00 Each
  • TRUCK TIRES 16" - 20" . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3.50 Each
  • TRUCK TIRES Greater than 20". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5.00 Each
  • TRACTOR TIRES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8.50 Each

Disposal At Pharsalia Only

  • Asbestos must be placed in appropriate plastic bags and taken to the Pharsalia Landfill. Bags are available at the weigh stations for $.50 each. Disposal is an additional $1.50 per bag or $58/ton.
  • All sludges require pre-approval from Dept.
    SLUDGES (Solid or Semi-Solid Liquid Waste from Sewage or Water Treatment Plants - Non-Hazardous Industrial and Commercial Sludges). . . . . . . . . $58/Ton

According to New York State Law
All Loads Must be Covered

Additional Guidelines

Hazardous wastes as defined by NYS and Federal Regulation, liquids, including paint and motor oil, and wet cell batteries are prohibited in with garbage. Dry or solid paint can be accepted as garbage. Hot ashes are prohibited. Ashes must be in clear plastic bags for deposit at all 3 sites.

No open burning law, call (607) 337-1792 for more information.

Insulin needles are accepted at the scale houses. Please ask the weigh station operator about proper disposal procedures.

CLEAR BAG POLICY: All bagged refuse must be in clear plastic bags.

Chenango County Recycles

Recycling Agricultural Plastic Project (RAPP) in Chenango County