EARTH DAY 2016
The Authority's Annual Earth Day Events
WHEN: SATURDAY, April 23, 2016
WHERE: Oneida-Herkimer Recycling Center - 80 Leland Avenue Ext., Utica
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
- Free Tours of the Recycling Center
- Free Confidential Paper Shredding in Cooperation with CONFIDATA
- Free Collection & Disposal of Unused Medication and Pharmaceuticals
- Free Utica Zoo "Zoomobile" Demonstrations
- Free Information About the Oneida County Sewer District's Operation Ripple Effect
- Free Composting Workshop from Oneida County Cooperative Extension Master Gardner at 11:00 am.
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
- Free Bulky Rigid Plastics Drop-Off (i.e. plastic lawn furniture, plastic buckets, plastic toys)
- Free Clothing & Textiles Drop-Off (i.e. clothing, shoes, belts, purses, blankets)
- Free Electronics Drop-Off (i.e. TVs, computers, computer components, video game consoles)
- Free Paint/Chemical/Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off
- Compost for Purchase – Certified, screened compost for purchase in bags or in bulk.
- Bagged Price: Bags of compost weigh 45 pounds and are $2.00 each, or 3 bags for $5.00
- Bulk Price: $15.00 per cubic yard
FOR INFORMATION ON THE GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
For questions and additional information on Authority programs, please call (315) 733-1224.
Below is a list of additional Earth Day Events in the region:
- April 16 - Boonville Transfer Station: FREE Appliance Drop-Off from 9 am - 2 pm CLICK HERE FOR FULL POSTER
- No more than 3 items per family
- Washers, dryers, refrigerators, air conditioners, hot water tanks, furnaces accepted.
- Reminder: Electronic items are accepted at Transfer Station year-round for recycling at no charge. Route 12 Municipal Commission accepts CFLs year-round at no charge.
- April 16 – Senator Joseph A. Griffo Recycling Event: New Hartford Shopping Center from 10 am – 3 pm
- Accepting electronics and hardcover books for recycling at no charge
- Free confidential paper shredding
- Pharmaceutical Collection
April 30 – Earth Day at the Utica Zoo from 11 am – 3 pm
- Presented by the Authority
- Local, earth-friendly vendors
- Free paper shredding
- Children’s games and activities
- First 50 families receive a sapling