Be sure to read the Cattaraugus County Recycling Guide... the more you recycle, the more you save!
|Material||Preparation||These Items are NOT Recyclable/Accepted|
|Clear Glass Bottles and Jars||
||No colored glass, window glass, mirrors, drinking glasses, candles, vases, ceramics, Pyrex, light bulbs, coffee mugs, etc.|
|Tin and Aluminum||
|No aluminum foil|
|Plastic - Plastic Recycling||
||No plastic bags, toys, plant containers, plastic hangers, buckets, No. 3-7 plastic, or containers that contained automotive fluid.|
|Paper - Newspaper, Magazines, Junk Mail, Office and School Paper||
|No carbon paper, blueprints, shiny paper, metallic paper, or cardboard.|
|Cardboard and Boxboard/Paperboard||
||No waxed, plastic coated, Styrofoam, or metal packaging. No waterproof, paperboard, stained or contaminated materials.|
|Scrap Metal, White Goods||
||No items made mostly of non-metal (i.e. car seats, box springs, dishwashers, etc.)|
|Batteries||Car, Boat and Motorcycle - only batteries that are not leaking or damaged.||
Rechargeable batteries (Lithium Ion, Nickle-Cadmium, Nickel-Metal Hydride, and sealed lead) are not accepted and should be recycled. To locate the nearest participating drop-off location, go online to https://www.call2recycle.org/ or by calling 1-877-2-RECYCLE or 1-800-8-BATTERY. Or they can be returned to any retailer that sells covered rechargeable batteries or rechargeable battery containing products for recycling.
|Vehicle Tires||Car tires and light truck tires may be disposed of at any transfer station for a fee, except the Allegany transfer station, during regular operating hours. View the tire fee schedule here.|
Grass clippings, leaves, and cuttings from shrubs, hedges and trees that are less than four (4) inches in diameter and four (4) feet in length. Yard waste can be in biodegradable bags.
Small quantities of yard waste can be accepted at specified transfer stations including Allegany, Dayton, Portville, and Salamanca. Quantities up to one (1) cubic yard or five (5) 30-gallon bags can be accepted.
|No wood waste, rocks, garbage, treated or painted wood, black top, pallets, concrete, railroad ties, demolition debris, or plastic bags.|
|Computers, TV's Printers
and Other Electronics.
|Construction & Demolition Debris||
||No asbestos, contaminated sand, asphalt, millings, or contaminated material.|