FAQ VIDEO SHOWCASE

In an effort to best answer all of your recycling and solid waste questions, the Authority has created short, concise videos answering frequently asked questions!

 

RecycleOne - One and Done: Curbside Recycling Program

How Can I Start Recycling?

RecycleOne Instructions & Misconceptions

How Clean Do My Recyclables Have to Be?

Lids, Caps & Labels!

Why No Plastic Bags?

Plastic Bags: What Should I Do With Them?

Shredded Paper: ONE Exception to the "NO BAG" Rule!

Setting Out Recyclables in Inclement Weather

The Cardboard Mystery...

Paper, Paper, Paper!

Plastics Recycling

The Milk Carton Mystery

Which Types of Metal Belong In My Bin?  

The Ins & Outs of Glass Recycling

Soda & Beer Cartons

Prescription Medicine Bottles

Styrofoam

Flower Pots

Pizza Boxes

Can I Recycle Aerosol Cans?

Pool Chemical Containers

Cookies, Donuts and Other Baked Goods!

Do You Recycle Items From Your Bathroom?

'Tis the Season to Recycle!

Shipping & Handling

Why Are My Recyclables Going Into the Same Truck as My Garbage?

Why Did OHSWA Switch to the Single Stream Recycling Program, RecycleOne?

What Happens to Recyclables When They Arrive at the Recycling Center?

What Happens to My Recyclables Once They Leave the Recycling Center?

Classroom Recycling

Office Recycling

RecycleOne Business Program

Authority Special Programs

What Special Programs Does OHSWA Offer?

Special Items Accepted YEAR ROUND and NO CHARGE

Household Hazardous Waste

WUTQ's Mark Piersma Explains Electronics Recycling

Hardcover Books

Bulky Rigid Plastics Drop-Off

Rechargeable Batteries

How Do I Recycle Scrap Metal?

Fluorescent Light Bulbs: How Do I Dispose of Them? What If One BREAKS?

White Goods: Stoves, Washers, Dryers and MORE!

Unused & Expired Pharmaceuticals

Sharps Safety! How to Dispose of Syringes, Needles and Lancets

Clothing, Belts, Purses & More!

TIRES: How Do I Get Rid Of Them?

Bulk Items: Sofas, Mattresses, Dressers & More!

Smoke! Fire! Carbon Monoxide!

Event Recycling Containers

Recycle Your Cooking Grease

Holiday Lights: Recycle Them, But NOT in Your Bin!

Regional Landfill

Where Does Oneida and Herkimer Counties' Garbage Go?

How Long Will the Landfill Last?

What is Used at the Landfill to Protect Groundwater?

How Does Landfill Gas Produce Electricity?

Illegal Dumping and Burning

What Are Landfill Nets?

 

Green Waste & Compost

Green Waste

City of Utica Green Waste & Holiday Collection

Pumpkins, Corn Stalks & Mums!

Christmas Tree Recycling!

Reduce & Reuse

Money Saving Reuse Tips

How to Pack a Zero Waste Lunch

What Can I Do At Home To Help Our Environment?

Fun Facts About Recycling!

City of Utica Residents

City of Utica Recycling Bins

City of Utica Green Waste & Holiday Collection

RecycleOne Instructions & Misconceptions

 

Public Education & Programs

How is OHSWA Setup and What Is Its Mission?

Does OHSWA Give Tours of the Recycling Center?

Event Recycling Containers

How to Pack a Zero Waste Lunch

What Can I Do At Home To Help Our Environment?

Trash Can Film Festival

Recycling Video for Children

 

Videos Created by Students!

"Do I Have to Sort My Recyclables?" by Ben Greco

The Electronics Fairy by Ben Greco, Holland Patent High School

"You're a Pro When You Recycle" by Andrew Gehrig, Holland Patent High School

"We Are the Green Team" by Maya Moreau

"Green Team on Patrol" by Sauquoit Green Team

"The Story of George and Allen" by Kira Gregory

"Recycling is the Only Way" by Denti Green Team

"Doctor X on Recycling" by Aaron Gregory

"The Sock Puppets" by Julie Gregory

"Don't Throw It Away" by Pat Gehrig

"Recycling Rap" by Harts Hill Elementary Green Team

"The Recycling Song" by Gansevoort Elementary Green Team

"Going Green at Home" by Caelan Germond

"Going Green at School" by Sauquoit Elementary Green Team

"The Story of Bob" by Aaron Gregory

"Let's Do Our Part" by Julia Gregory

"Caring for Our Environment" by Kira Gregory

"Please Recycle" by Brandon Leddick

"Reduce and Reuse Tips" by Amanda Turnbull

 

Do you have a question that we can answer? Click here and submit questions to be answered through one of our videos!

Am I Recyclable
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FAQ VIDEO SHOWCASE

In an effort to best answer all of your recycling and solid waste questions, the Authority has created short, concise videos answering frequently asked questions!

 

RecycleOne - One and Done: Curbside Recycling Program

How Can I Start Recycling?

RecycleOne Instructions & Misconceptions

How Clean Do My Recyclables Have to Be?

Lids, Caps & Labels!

Why No Plastic Bags?

Plastic Bags: What Should I Do With Them?

Shredded Paper: ONE Exception to the "NO BAG" Rule!

Setting Out Recyclables in Inclement Weather

The Cardboard Mystery...

Paper, Paper, Paper!

Plastics Recycling

The Milk Carton Mystery

Which Types of Metal Belong In My Bin?  

The Ins & Outs of Glass Recycling

Soda & Beer Cartons

Prescription Medicine Bottles

Styrofoam

Flower Pots

Pizza Boxes

Can I Recycle Aerosol Cans?

Pool Chemical Containers

Cookies, Donuts and Other Baked Goods!

Do You Recycle Items From Your Bathroom?

'Tis the Season to Recycle!

Shipping & Handling

Why Are My Recyclables Going Into the Same Truck as My Garbage?

Why Did OHSWA Switch to the Single Stream Recycling Program, RecycleOne?

What Happens to Recyclables When They Arrive at the Recycling Center?

What Happens to My Recyclables Once They Leave the Recycling Center?

Classroom Recycling

Office Recycling

RecycleOne Business Program

Authority Special Programs

What Special Programs Does OHSWA Offer?

Special Items Accepted YEAR ROUND and NO CHARGE

Household Hazardous Waste

WUTQ's Mark Piersma Explains Electronics Recycling

Hardcover Books

Bulky Rigid Plastics Drop-Off

Rechargeable Batteries

How Do I Recycle Scrap Metal?

Fluorescent Light Bulbs: How Do I Dispose of Them? What If One BREAKS?

White Goods: Stoves, Washers, Dryers and MORE!

Unused & Expired Pharmaceuticals

Sharps Safety! How to Dispose of Syringes, Needles and Lancets

Clothing, Belts, Purses & More!

TIRES: How Do I Get Rid Of Them?

Bulk Items: Sofas, Mattresses, Dressers & More!

Smoke! Fire! Carbon Monoxide!

Event Recycling Containers

Recycle Your Cooking Grease

Holiday Lights: Recycle Them, But NOT in Your Bin!

Regional Landfill

Where Does Oneida and Herkimer Counties' Garbage Go?

How Long Will the Landfill Last?

What is Used at the Landfill to Protect Groundwater?

How Does Landfill Gas Produce Electricity?

Illegal Dumping and Burning

What Are Landfill Nets?

 

Green Waste & Compost

Green Waste

City of Utica Green Waste & Holiday Collection

Pumpkins, Corn Stalks & Mums!

Christmas Tree Recycling!

Reduce & Reuse

Money Saving Reuse Tips

How to Pack a Zero Waste Lunch

What Can I Do At Home To Help Our Environment?

Fun Facts About Recycling!

City of Utica Residents

City of Utica Recycling Bins

City of Utica Green Waste & Holiday Collection

RecycleOne Instructions & Misconceptions

 

Public Education & Programs

How is OHSWA Setup and What Is Its Mission?

Does OHSWA Give Tours of the Recycling Center?

Event Recycling Containers

How to Pack a Zero Waste Lunch

What Can I Do At Home To Help Our Environment?

Trash Can Film Festival

Recycling Video for Children

 

Videos Created by Students!

"Do I Have to Sort My Recyclables?" by Ben Greco

The Electronics Fairy by Ben Greco, Holland Patent High School

"You're a Pro When You Recycle" by Andrew Gehrig, Holland Patent High School

"We Are the Green Team" by Maya Moreau

"Green Team on Patrol" by Sauquoit Green Team

"The Story of George and Allen" by Kira Gregory

"Recycling is the Only Way" by Denti Green Team

"Doctor X on Recycling" by Aaron Gregory

"The Sock Puppets" by Julie Gregory

"Don't Throw It Away" by Pat Gehrig

"Recycling Rap" by Harts Hill Elementary Green Team

"The Recycling Song" by Gansevoort Elementary Green Team

"Going Green at Home" by Caelan Germond

"Going Green at School" by Sauquoit Elementary Green Team

"The Story of Bob" by Aaron Gregory

"Let's Do Our Part" by Julia Gregory

"Caring for Our Environment" by Kira Gregory

"Please Recycle" by Brandon Leddick

"Reduce and Reuse Tips" by Amanda Turnbull

 

Do you have a question that we can answer? Click here and submit questions to be answered through one of our videos!

Am I Recyclable