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Agricultural Plastic Recycling Collection — Oneonta

Southern Transfer Station 75 Silas Lane, Oneonta, NY

Drop off used agricultural plastic film, including bale wrap, bunker silo cover, silage bags, greenhouse covers, and wood pellet bags for FREE recycling. Plastic film should be relatively clean and dry (shake off excess feed, dirt and mud) and sorted by type. Collection time will be 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. Please call OCCA at (607) …

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Free

Highway Cleanup

Mohican Farm/Spaulding Estate 7207 State Route 80, Cooperstown, NY

Help keep a 2-mile section of Route 80 in Cooperstown/Springfield looking good! Afterward, enjoy a complimentary coffee and a muffin at Sunflower Cafe in Springfield! Gloves, bags, and equipment provided. Ages 12 and up only.

Free

Ag Plastic Collection — Northern Transfer Station

Northern Transfer Station Town Dump Road, Cooperstown, NY

Farmers have the opportunity to drop off used agricultural plastic film for free. Material must be shaken out to remove excess feed/dirt, dry, and sorted according to color/type. Call OCCA Program Director Jeff O'Handley at (607) 282-4087 to register. Acceptable plastics include bale wrap, silage/ag bags, bunker covers. PLEASE NOTE: We are no longer able …

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Free

Ag Plastic Collection — Southern Transfer Station

Southern Transfer Station 75 Silas Lane, Oneonta, NY

Farmers have the opportunity to drop off used agricultural plastic film for free. Material must be shaken out to remove excess feed/dirt, dry, and sorted according to color/type. Call OCCA Program Director Jeff O'Handley at (607) 282-4087 to register. Acceptable plastics include bale wrap, silage/ag bags, bunker covers. PLEASE NOTE: We are no longer able …

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Free

Household Hazardous Waste Day – Unadilla

NY

Otsego County's 22nd Annual Household Hazardous Waste Day event will take place over two days. Friday, September 20: Unadilla Highway Building, 216 County Highway 3, Unadilla, NY 13849. Accepted materials at Unadilla: Paints, pesticides, solvents, mercury, chemical cleaners, batteries, anti-freeze, hobby and pool chemicals, fluorescent light bulbs, propane tanks (less than 40lbs). NOT ACCEPTED AT …

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Household Hazardous Waste Day – Small Business Collection

The Meadows Office Complex 140 County Highway 33W, Cooperstown, NY

Small businesses have an opportunity to dispose of hazardous materials. To participate, small businesses must pre-register by September 6. Call the County Solid Waste Department at (607) 547-4225 for more information or to pre-register.

Household Hazardous Waste Day – Cooperstown

The Meadows Office Complex 140 County Highway 33W, Cooperstown, NY

Dispose of old chemicals, paints and more at Otsego County's 22nd Annual Household Hazardous Waste Day. Accepted materials include paints, pesticides, solvents, mercury, chemical cleaners, batteries (alkaline/zinc, Ni-Cad (dry/wet), Nickel metal hydride (dry/wet), lithium ion, lithium primary, mercury, silver oxide, button cells, lead acid), anti-freeze, hobby and pool chemicals, fluorescent light bulbs, propane tanks (less …

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Free

Coffee Talk: Reducing Solid Waste

NY

OCCA Executive Director, Amy Wyant hosts this chat with local officials and business representatives sharing tips on how to reduce our output of solid waste and how to keep recycling during a pandemic. This Digital Earth Festival Zoom meeting begins at 10:30am. Register here.

Free

Reducing Food Waste and Grocery Bills

NY

This dinner hour program will focus on reducing food waste--which can reduce your disposal fees, grocery bills, and your sense of guilt!--through proper meal planning, food storage, creative use of leftovers, and more.  This will be an interactive discussion, and there will be a kitchen demonstration! This Zoom event begins at 6pm. Please register here. …

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Free

Cleanup on Highway 80!

Mohican Farm/OCCA Offices 7207 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown, NY

Want to get some exercise AND help the environment? Join us as we conduct a highway cleanup along a 2-mile section of State Route 80.  Safety gear (hardhat, vest, gloves) provided by New York State Department of Transportation. We will be following recommended social distancing guidelines. Pre-register by Wednesday, July 22 using this form.

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