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===Batteries===
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The following batteries can be brought to the [Recycling and Solid Waste Center]. If leaking, they should be placed in a plastic bag.
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*Car batteries (Lead acid) (only 10 lead acid batteries per load)
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*Power tool batteries (Ni-cad)
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*Phone and laptop batteries (Lithium)
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*Rechargeable AA and AAA batteries (NiMH)
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*Rechargeable button batteries (common in watches and hearing aids)
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Single-use Alkaline batteries can be disposed of as trash.
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===Powders===
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*Sawdust can be composted in a backyard compost pile or disposed of in the Press Bay Alley compost bins.
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===Liquids===
 
===Liquids===
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*'''Fats, Oils, and Greases (FOG)''' can be recycled at the Recycling and Solid Waste Center's FOG drop off area in a reusable container. Remove cooking oil from bottles and recycle the bottles.
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*'''Latex paint''' less than one third full can be dried with a clay-based kitty litter overnight and included with household trash. Otherwise, it is considered hazardous waste and should be taken to the [https://recycletompkins.org/other-programs-and-services/household-hazardous-waste/ Recycling and Solid Waste Center on a Household Hazardous Waste collection day].  
 
*'''Latex paint''' less than one third full can be dried with a clay-based kitty litter overnight and included with household trash. Otherwise, it is considered hazardous waste and should be taken to the [https://recycletompkins.org/other-programs-and-services/household-hazardous-waste/ Recycling and Solid Waste Center on a Household Hazardous Waste collection day].  
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*'''Motor Oil''' is considered hazardous waste and should be taken to the [https://recycletompkins.org/other-programs-and-services/household-hazardous-waste/ Recycling and Solid Waste Center on a Household Hazardous Waste collection day].
  
 
*'''Oil paint''' is considered hazardous waste and should be taken to the [https://recycletompkins.org/other-programs-and-services/household-hazardous-waste/ Recycling and Solid Waste Center on a Household Hazardous Waste collection day].
 
*'''Oil paint''' is considered hazardous waste and should be taken to the [https://recycletompkins.org/other-programs-and-services/household-hazardous-waste/ Recycling and Solid Waste Center on a Household Hazardous Waste collection day].
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*'''Pesticides, Garden Chemicals, Fertilizers''' is considered hazardous waste and should be taken to the [https://recycletompkins.org/other-programs-and-services/household-hazardous-waste/ Recycling and Solid Waste Center on a Household Hazardous Waste collection day].
  
 
*'''Solvent''' is considered hazardous waste and should be taken to the [https://recycletompkins.org/other-programs-and-services/household-hazardous-waste/ Recycling and Solid Waste Center on a Household Hazardous Waste collection day].
 
*'''Solvent''' is considered hazardous waste and should be taken to the [https://recycletompkins.org/other-programs-and-services/household-hazardous-waste/ Recycling and Solid Waste Center on a Household Hazardous Waste collection day].
 
*'''Fats, Oils, and Greases (FOG)''' can be recycled at the Recycling and Solid Waste Center's FOG drop off area in a reusable container. Remove cooking oil from bottles and recycle the bottles.
 
 
*'''Motor Oil''' is considered hazardous waste and should be taken to the [https://recycletompkins.org/other-programs-and-services/household-hazardous-waste/ Recycling and Solid Waste Center on a Household Hazardous Waste collection day].
 
  
 
*'''Varsol (paint thinner)''' is considered hazardous waste and should be taken to the [https://recycletompkins.org/other-programs-and-services/household-hazardous-waste/ Recycling and Solid Waste Center on a Household Hazardous Waste collection day].
 
*'''Varsol (paint thinner)''' is considered hazardous waste and should be taken to the [https://recycletompkins.org/other-programs-and-services/household-hazardous-waste/ Recycling and Solid Waste Center on a Household Hazardous Waste collection day].

Revision as of 22:20, 16 April 2019

NOT SURE WHAT TO DO? https://recycletompkins.org/whatdoidowith/

Batteries

The following batteries can be brought to the [Recycling and Solid Waste Center]. If leaking, they should be placed in a plastic bag.

  • Car batteries (Lead acid) (only 10 lead acid batteries per load)
  • Power tool batteries (Ni-cad)
  • Phone and laptop batteries (Lithium)
  • Rechargeable AA and AAA batteries (NiMH)
  • Rechargeable button batteries (common in watches and hearing aids)

Single-use Alkaline batteries can be disposed of as trash.

Powders

  • Sawdust can be composted in a backyard compost pile or disposed of in the Press Bay Alley compost bins.


Liquids

  • Fats, Oils, and Greases (FOG) can be recycled at the Recycling and Solid Waste Center's FOG drop off area in a reusable container. Remove cooking oil from bottles and recycle the bottles.