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The County Waste News section is here to provide you with useful information about recycling and proper waste disposal. We will also keep you up-to-date on our community involvement.

Winter Service Tips for Business Customers

At County Waste & Recycling in South Cairo, we strive to provide our customers with the best service possible, however, rain, snow and wind can impact our ability to safely serve you.  When we experience bad weather, please be patient with us.

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Eight Ways to Use Silica Gel Packets

Have you ever wondered why you find those tiny little packets labeled “Throw Away” and “Do Not Eat” when you purchase items such as a purse, shoes, or even food? While they may seem annoying or wasteful when you find them in a shoe box or at the bottom of your purse, these little packets actually serve an important purpose and can also be repurposed. These little packets contain a substance known as silica gel and they are very effective at reducing moisture and humidity within a small space.

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Helpful Tools for Residential Customers

County Waste and Recycling of South Cairo, New York is always looking out for their customers, and here are two new tools to help residential customers save time.

  • My Schedule - Look up your address for your customized pickup schedule
  • Waste Wizard - Easily look up a waste item and know where to put it


Both tools are located on the SCHEDULE page and it's easy to find and remember.
County-WasteCairo.com/schedule

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Choose Paperless Billing and Reduce Clutter

If you’re currently receiving paper monthly invoices, but you’d prefer electronic delivery instead, then you should consider signing up for our online bill pay. Not only is it better for the environment, but it will also reduce clutter.

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Local Children Receive Bikes

During the annual Christmas Bike Promise event, employees of the South Cairo, New York location of County Waste and Recycling raise money, assemble bikes and donate the bikes and helmets to area children.

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Labor Day Holiday Week Schedule 2018

Cairo

On Monday, September 3 - No collection and office is closed.
Collection the rest of the week is on a one day delay.

LABOR DAY HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR OUR OTHER LOCATIONS:

Clifton Park

Collection routes running on normal schedule, transfer station open.
Office is closed on Monday, September 3.

Montgomery

On Monday, September 3 - No collection and office is closed.
Collection the rest of the week is on a one day delay.

Johnstown

Residential and commercial collection running on normal schedule.
No roll-off collection and office is closed on Monday, September 3.

Ace Carting

Collection routes running on normal schedule.
Transfer Station and office are closed on Monday, September 3.

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The Best Thing to do with Grass Clippings

Spring is right around the corner uprooting dreams of green lawns manicured to perfection. An immaculate yard is something many homeowners’ strive to achieve. Barriers such as the weather, water restrictions, pets, and even children manage to deteriorate well-thought out efforts. While some obstacles deter the accomplishment of having the best lawn in the neighborhood, there is one simple and green technique that is sure to bring life to your lawn.

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A DVD and CD Recycling Guide

Technology is always changing. What becomes the standard medium evolves into something completely different and typically requires a new set of hardware. From vinyl to cassettes, CDs to MP3s and now, streaming music services, we find ourselves upgrading to the latest, greatest technology. But, what happens to the old stuff? Because CDs and DVDs can’t be put in the single-stream recycling bin, let’s show you how to reduce your waste through CD recycling.

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Slow Down to Get Around is a New York State Law

County Waste and Recycling of South Cairo, New York, reminds motorists that slowing down and passing collection employees cautiously is not only good safety, it is New York state law.

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Prescription Pill Bottles Are Recyclable

One prescription pill bottle not placed in the curbside recycling bin won’t make much of a difference but Americans fill about 4 billion prescriptions every year. Couple that with the millions of over the counter medications sold annually and the value of recycling pill bottles is clear.

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About County Waste and Recycling

The South Cairo, New York location of County Waste and Recycling service area covers the New York counties of Columbia, Greene, and Ulster.

From Cairo residential garbage and recycling services and Greene County commercial roll off service, to Ulster County industrial waste removal and construction and demolition waste collection services in Columbia County, whatever your waste removal needs, County Waste Cairo is here to help.


If you have questions regarding any of our waste and recycling services contact us online or call: (888) 549-2783

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THANKSGIVING WEEK – HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

Monday-Wednesday - Normal pickup.

Wednesday, Nov 27 – Customer Care Center closes at 2PM.

Thursday, Nov 28 – Office closed. Pickup rescheduled to Friday.

Friday, Nov 29 – Office open. Pickup rescheduled to Saturday.

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