You can mix all of these items together!

  • Brown Paper Bags
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Drink Boxes
  • Dry Food Boxes
  • Empty Aerosol Cans
  • Gift Wrap & Cards
  • Glass Bottles (all colors)
  • Juice Cartons
  • Junk Mail
  • Magazines & Catalogs
  • Metal Cans
  • Milk Cartons
  • Newspaper & Inserts
  • Office Paper
  • Pizza Boxes
  • Plastic Containers #1-#7
How to Prepare
If you use a transfer station: Rinse and place all items in a container with lid or a plastic bag. Bagged recyclables must be emptied at transfer station. If you use a waste haler: Please contact your waste hauler for specific instructions

Recycle these items at the Oswego County Transfer Stations

  • Dry Cell Batteries: Ni-cad, AAA, AA, C, D, 6-volt, 9-volt, button. No auto batteries.
  • Electronics: Computers, monitors, printers, cell phones, TVs, microwaves, fax machines NO fluorescent bulbs, kitchen or personal appliances.
  • Motor Oil: NO business oil.
  • Scrap Metal: Pots, pans, metal appliances, lawn mowers, bicycles, aluminum siding, etc. NO sealed drums, fuel tanks, or pressurized tanks.
  • Used Clothing: Clothing, shoes, sneakers, belts, purses, blankets, sheets, drapes
  • Yard Waste & Compost: Leaves, brush & tree waste, grass, hay/straw, weeds, fruits & vegetables, coffee grounds


  • Books
  • Canning jars
  • Drinking glasses
  • Egg cartons
  • Empty paint cans
    • Petroleum product
    • containers
    • (oil, antifreeze, etc.)
    • Plant pots
    • Plastic buckets
    • Plastic household items
    • Propane tanks (1-3lbs. only)
    • Styrofoam
    • Toys
    • Vinyl Siding
    • Window Glass