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Battery Dangers and Safe Disposal

Most of us are so familiar and comfortable with batteries and our mobile devices we do not realize they can be very dangerous -- to us, our loved ones, our neighbors and our communities.

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Inclement Weather Information

County Waste and Recycling would like to say how grateful we are to serve you. Our #1 core value is safety. We strive to assure complete safety of our employees, customers and the public in all our operations. 

To meet these expectations, our drivers and managers are trained on multiple safety techniques and do have to occasionally make the hard decision to be unable to service areas due to inclement weather (which includes snow, ice, freezing rain, rain, mud, high winds, hail or extreme cold).

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Bicycles Donated to Columbia County Children

Columbia County Sheriff David P. Bartlett announces that the Sheriff’s Office, in coordination and support from County Waste & Recycling will provide bicycles to children in Columbia County for Christmas

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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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