Solid Waste Authority Offers Cleanup Tips for Fall

September 12 2017

As the summer season comes to an end, many of us begin cleaning up our yards and homes in order to prepare for the cold weather months.

The Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority offers the following guidelines to assist with fall cleanups.

Fall Cleanup Chart


EcoDrop Utica

80 Leland Ave. Extension, Utica, NY

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday – Friday:        8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Saturday:                    7:00 am – 2:00 pm

Please note that Household Hazardous Waste (i.e. paints, chemicals) is only accepted April 1st – September 30th each year.

EcoDrop Rome

575 Perimeter Road, Rome, NY

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday – Friday:        8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Saturday:                    8:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Authority encourages reuse before disposal. There are various locations and organizations in Oneida and Herkimer Counties that accept used items as a donation for reuse or recycling. Please visit for a list of organizations and acceptable items.

If you are not sure how to properly recycle or dispose of an item, the Authority encourages residents to visit its easy-to-use tool at to search hundreds of different items and learn all the answers.

For more information on recycling and waste disposal, please visit or contact (315) 733-1224. You may also ask questions and find more information on the Authority’s Facebook page (Oneida Herkimer Solid Waste Authority).