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Recycling Information

      Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Here in Otsego County we make every effort to reduce the amount of waste going into the waste stream by offering different 
recycling programs for various items. Please click on the links below for more information on each program offered. 

Otsego County Recycling Brochure 

PLEASE NOTE: All recyclables should be empty, rinsed clean and dry. Items of different materials like children’s toys, dehumidifiers, 
humidifiers, coffee pots, most appliances (metal and plastics) should be disassembled whenever possible, and only if it can be done 
safely, so that like materials can be sorted during the recycling process.

Polystyrene Recycling

Battery Recycling
Medication Disposal 
Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling for NYSEG Customers
Disposal of Fluorescent Bulbs
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Electronic Recycling**
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Mattress Recycling*

*Mattress Recycling
There will be a $25.00 charge for any mattress or boxspring ($50.00 for a pair) at the Southern Transfer Station in Oneonta. Mattresses are no longer accepted at the Northern Transfer Station in Cooperstown.
Mattress Disposal Guide: How to eliminate unhealthy mattress disposal

**Electronic Recycling
No longer accepted at Northern Transfer Station in Cooperstown. Please bring to Southern Station in Oneonta. 
To find out more about data destruction when recycling your electrical waste please click on the link below
Effective November 1, 2019 there will be a fee for certain electronics brought to the Oneonta Transfer Station. 
Fees will include: $12/Unit for Televisions, Monitors and Commercial Grade Electronics (large floor standing printers,fax machines, etc.)
All other acceptable eletronics will remain free of charge for residents of Otsego County
Questions? Feel free to call us at (607) 547-4225.

Book Recycling- Our book recycling program is temporarily suspended due to vendor constraints. Check back for updates.
We hope to resolve this issue as soon as possible! We apologize for the inconvenience.


Make a Wish Foundation's
Wheels for Wishes Program
A great alternative to trading in or seeling an old vehicle.
Click here for more information.