Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Agricultural Plastic Container Recycling

Agricultural Plastic Container Recycling- Friday, June 3rd 9am- 6pm at the 4H Youth Fair Site on Meads Hill Road in Watkins Glen Only non-refillable plastic containers from less than 1 gallon to 55 gallon barrels made from high density polyethylene (HDPE) embossed with recycling symbol #2 on the bottom are acceptable. Larger containers are accepted but must be cut into 2’ X 2’ strips. 5 gallon buckets must have metal handles removed. All containers must have caps and booklets removed. All containers MUST be clean, empty, triple rinsed, and dry. Any container that is not cleaned will be returned to the owner. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. You must call and advise us of the approximate amount of containers for recycling. Large plastic bags to store cleaned containers are available for free. You must be registered by May 20th. Coordinated by Schuyler County Soil and Water Conservation District, Our Agricultural Environmental Management Partners: CCE, Farm Bureau, and the Agriculture and Farmland Protection Board in conjunction with USAg Recycling Inc. & the Ag Container Recycling Council (ACRC). CONTACT INFORMATION. Schuyler County Soil and Water 910 South Decatur Street Watkins Glen, NY 14891(607) 535-6878.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Refrigerator and freezer recycling program

Rethink. Recycle. Reward.

NYSEG- Get $30 for your old working second fridge or freezer
and save up to $150 a year on energy.

Chances are, the older second refrigerator or freezer in your basement or garage could be costing you up to $150 a year to run. Instead, recycle it, reduce your energy use and keep harmful materials out of landfills. We’ll pick it up for free and give you $30.

Eligibility and Requirements:

You must be a residential NYSEG electric customer and own the unit to be recycled.
The refrigerator or freezer must be:

* Between 10 and 30 cubic feet in size
* Empty, and in working order at time of pickup
* Accessible with a clear path for removal

>> Click here to schedule your pickup, or call 1.877.691.0021.

Limit two units per residential address per year. Cannot be combined with any other offer.
Your rebate check will be mailed within 4 weeks of your old refrigerator or freezer being picked up.