Attention! The Utica Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection facility is now CLOSED. We will reopen in April 2023.
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!
The Milk Carton Mystery
Which Types of Metal Belong In My Bin?
The Ins & Outs of Glass Recycling
Soda & Beer Cartons
Prescription Medicine Bottles
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!
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?
RecycleOne Business Program
What Special Programs Does OHSWA Offer?
Special Items Accepted YEAR ROUND and NO CHARGE
Household Hazardous Waste
WUTQ's Mark Piersma Explains Electronics Recycling
Bulky Rigid Plastics Drop-Off
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!
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?
City of Utica Green Waste & Holiday Collection
Pumpkins, Corn Stalks & Mums!
Christmas Tree Recycling!
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 Recycling Bins
How is OHSWA Setup and What Is Its Mission?
Does OHSWA Give Tours of the Recycling Center?
Trash Can Film Festival
Recycling Video for Children
"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
Recycling Reminders - April 30, 2020
Protect Yourselves, Others & Your Recycling Container - May 7, 2020
Household Hazardous Waste & Compost Reminders - May 11, 2020
Clearing Up Cardboard/Paper Recycling
Clearing Up Plastic Recycling - May 15, 2020
COMPOST UPDATE - May 23, 2020
Plastic Film Reminder - May 15, 2020
Memorial Day - May 25, 2020
Household Hazardous Waste Facility Opens for its 28th Season - June 1, 2020
Bagged Compost Available - June 1, 2020
Scrap Wood and Other Construction & Demolition Debris - May 30, 2020
Breaking Down OIL, ANTIFREEZE & GASOLINE - June 2, 2020
Proper Fireworks Disposal - July 1, 2020
7 Days! Boxes, Packaging & Mailers!
6 Days! Trees, Wreaths & Garland!
5 Days! Holiday Gift Wrap!
Electronics, String Lights & Batteries!
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