Recycling in Saratoga Springs NY is an important part of helping the environment in Spa City. Saratoga County makes it easy for you to recycle (even making it a law for residents to recycle certain materials). Here are helpful answers to some frequently asked questions.
Does Saratoga County require residents to recycle?
Yes, under Saratoga County's Mandatory Recycling Law, the following MUST be recycled:
- plastic bottles
- glass bottles & jars
- metal cans
Where can I bring my recyclables within Saratoga County?
Saratoga recycling centers are conveniently located throughout the County:
- Wiebel Ave, Saratoga Springs (Mon-Sat 7:55am-3:55pm)
- Heath Road, Corinth (Tues-Sat 8am-4pm)
- Vishers Ferry Road, Clifton Park (Tues-Sat 8am-4pm, Tues til 6pm)
- County Farm Road, Milton (Tues-Sat 8am-4pm)
- Butler Road, Moreau (Mon-Sat 7:30am-3:55pm)
What items are recyclable?
Many items you use everyday are recyclable in Saratoga County. Some of the more popular items are:
- paper books
- glass bottles and jars
- plastic bottles with logos 1, 2, or 3 on the bottom
- other plastic containers
- tin cans
- bulk or white metals such as household appliances (stoves, hot water heaters, furnaces, washers, dryers)
- scrap metals
Can someone just pick-up my recyclables?
Absolutely (for a price of course). There are private contractors within Saratoga County who will collect your recyclables on a regular basis.
Do I need to separate my recyclables?
If you are bringing recyclables to a Saratoga County Center, you will need to separate them to put in the correct bins at the Center. If you are using a private contractor, it is up to them but most require that the recyclables be separated before pick-up.
What if I have more questions?
You can call 1-866-reuse-it (1-866-738-7348). That's the Saratoga County Recycling Information Line. They can answer all your questions and provide additional information.
Recycling is only one piece of the pie. Discover other ways you can live green in Saratoga and make a positive difference in your life and community!