The Waste Authority regulates 2 recycling sites in Monroe County, all of which are currently FREE to the public.

In order to visit our locations please apply for a recycling registration.

Businesses may bring their recyclables to our facility in Blakeslee however you must register first with our receptionist.

Illegal Dumping Is Prohibited!

Before you go, please verify a location’s hours of operation. At our drop-off locations we accept the following:

  • Acceptable Paper: Office paper, newspaper, magazines, catalogs, junk mail, cereal boxes, soda and beer cartons, soft cover and paper back books- No if contaminated with food or grease
  • Acceptable Cardboard: Corrugated only. No Pizza boxes
  • Acceptable Plastics: 1 and 2 only
  • Acceptable Bi-Metal, Tin and Aluminum: Cans only
  • Acceptable Glass: All color food and beverage bottles only. NO ceramics, mirrors, plate glass, dishes, or light bulbs

If you deposit unacceptable items, you are contaminating the material and are illegally dumping.

Don’t forget to view our complete list of acceptable & unacceptable items.

Monroe County Residents should take advantage of our recycling programs:

Deer Removal

Please report the need for a deer to be removed from county roadways to the Waste Authority.

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Tire Disposal

Monroe County residents can bring their old, unwanted tires to the Waste Authority for proper disposal.

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Electronic Recycling

The Waste Authority accepts computers, monitors, printers, and other small electronics.

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CFL & Fluorescent Bulb Recycling

Please avoid throwing CFLs into your regular waste bin. Bring unbroken bulbs to the Waste Authority for proper disposal.

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Household Hazardous Waste

Household hazardous waste (HHW) requires special care when you dispose of it. HHW is PROHIBITED from the landfill.

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