Recycling Streams

Below is a list of local and government services that provide recycling of all kinds.

RESOURCES:

  • Earth911.com
  • Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF) – by appointment only
    15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY
    To make appointment go to:
    http://environment.westchestergov.com/images/stories/pdfs/hmrf-2016.pdf

    OR call the Westchester County Recycling Helpline at 914-813-5425.  Call them for appointment at the H-MRF or if you have anything else you don’t know how to get rid of.
  • Milk and juice cartons.
    • Accepted for recycling by specialized facilities – check http://search.earth911.com/
      (Nearest to Ossining are in Ridgefield, Greenwich, Stamford, New Canaan), or 1-877-EARTH911.
  • Plastic containers – curbside, supermarkets
  • Glass containers– curbside, supermarkets
  • Metal containers– curbside, supermarkets
  • Propane tanks: Briarcliff Manor Fuels, 126 N. State Road, Briarcliff – 914-941-2660.
    OR
    Westchester County Household Recovery Facility (H-MRF)
  • Polystyrene packaging (“foam peanuts”) – return to Mail Boxes  ETC or UPS Stores
  • Bubble wrap – Return to Mail Boxes ETC or UPS stores
  • Plastic bags (shopping bag, dry cleaning bags, newspaper bags, plastic shopping bags, plastic wrap, ziplock bags)
    BAGS TO THEIR CUSTOMERS TO ESTABLISH IN-STORE COLLECTION AND RECYCLING.

    • Remove hard plastic handles and bottom inserts.
  • Paperboard – curbside pickup.
  • Corrugated – curbside pickup
  • Electronic waste – Westchester County Household Recovery Facility (H-MRF)
  • Fire extinguishers – Westchester County Household Recovery Facility (H-MRF)
  • Photo chemicals – Westchester County Household Recovery Facility (H-MRF)
  • Pool chemicals – Westchester County Household Recovery Facility (H-MRF)
  • Motor oil /antifreeze – Accepted by Autozone, Advance Auto Parts, Sam’s Club, BJ’s, or any service station or retail outlet.  All must accept up to Five (5) gallons per day per person under NYS law.
  • Other automotive fluids (except motor oil) – Westchester County Household Recovery Facility (H-MRF)
  • Car batteries – Accepted by Autozone or any auto battery retailer. Retailers must accept up to two batteries per month per person under NYS law.
    OR
    Westchester County Household Recovery Facility (H-MRF)
  • Car tires: Mavis Tire, 170 N. Highland Ave, Ossining, will accept tires for a nominal handling fee.
    OR
    Or, the Town of Ossining will hold a Tire Disposal Day on Sat, Oct. 21, 2017 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.  For more info call the Town Highway Dept at 914-941-2241.
    OR
    Westchester County Household Recovery Facility (H-MRF)
  • Household batteries: non-rehargeable and rechargeable alkaline types only go into household trash.
  • Paint –
    • Latex: remove lid, dry out with cat litter or commercial paint drying product and dispose with household trash. Do not put lids back on.
    • Oil-based paint, varnish, shellac, etc – Municipal/county
  • Household chemicals – Westchester County Household Recovery Facility (H-MRF)
  • Pesticides/insecticides – Westchester County Household Recovery Facility (H-MRF)
  • Mercury thermometers/thermostats – Westchester County Household Recovery Facility (H-MRF
  • Cell phones:
  • Medications – Westchester County Household Recovery Facility (H-MRF)
  • Fluorescent and Compact fluorescent bulbs – Westchester County Household Recovery Facility (H-MRF)

Find a Local Recycling Center:

http://www.scgh.com/go-green/recycling/earth-911-recycling-center-locator/

Recycling Search Website:  http://search.earth911.com/