Off-Post Residences

NON-RECYCLABLE TRASH/GARBAGE – Contact your local municipality, solid waste transfer station, or a private waste hauler. DO NOT PLACE IN FORT DRUM TRASH DUMPSTERS/RECYCLING CONTAINERS OR ROLL-OFFS! THIS WILL BE CONSIDERED THEFT OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES AND PROSECUTED AS SUCH.

RECYCLABLES – Contact your local municipality, solid waste transfer station, or a private waste hauler. Go to www.northcountryrecycles.org for more information. DO NOT PLACE IN FORT DRUM TRASH DUMPSTERS/RECYCLING CONTAINERS OR ROLL-OFFS! THIS WILL BE CONSIDERED THEFT OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES AND PERSECUTED AS SUCH.

HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE– Contact the Development Authority of the North Country, 315-661-3234, for all HHW info or go to www.northcountryrecycles.org for free drop-off dates and locations. DO NOT PLACE IN FORT DRUM TRASH DUMPSTERS/RECYCLING CONTAINERS OR ROLL-OFFS! THIS WILL BE CONSIDERED THEFT OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES AND PROSECUTED AS SUCH.

USED MOTOR OIL PRODUCTS – Contact any automotive service retail provider. All automotive centers are required by New York State law to accept used oil free of charge. Go the earth911.com to find a recycler nearest you. DO NOT PLACE IN FORT DRUM TRASH DUMPSTERS/RECYCLING CONTAINERS OR ROLL-OFFS! THIS WILL BE CONSIDERED THEFT OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES AND PROSECUTED AS SUCH.

PHARMACEUTICALS – Take all pharmaceuticals (prescription and nonprescription) to Guthrie Pharmacy, Bldg. P-11050 off Mt. Belvedere, for free turn-in. Monday through Thursday 0800-1700 and Friday 0800-1200. 315-772-3696. For medical sharps (needles, diabetes lancets, etc.) you may get a sharps container from the Guthrie Pharmacy. Sharps containers can be turned into the Guthrie Pharmacy when full and exchanged for a new one.

BATTERIESDO NOT throw in the trash.  Rechargeable batteries (nickel cadmium, lithium ion, nickel metal hydride and other dry cell rechargeable batteries) are now accepted at most retailers. For local participating locations go to www.call2recycle.org. See www.northcountryrecycles.org for information about turn-in dates & locations or go to www.earth911.com to find a recycler nearest you. DO NOT PLACE IN FORT DRUM TRASH DUMPSTERS/RECYCLING CONTAINERS OR ROLL-OFFS! THIS WILL BE CONSIDERED THEFT OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES AND PROSECUTED AS SUCH.

AUTOMOTIVE BATTERIES – Recycle automotive batteries at an auto care store or exchange your car battery at the retailer when you purchase a new one. DO NOT PLACE IN FORT DRUM TRASH DUMPSTERS/RECYCLING CONTAINERS OR ROLL-OFFS! THIS WILL BE CONSIDERED THEFT OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES AND PROSECUTED AS SUCH.

ELECTRONIC WASTE – Personal e-waste: All county transfer stations (Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence) accept e-waste, as well as several town transfer stations. Also look for local hazardous household waste turn-in events. See www.northcountryrecycles.org for information about turn-in dates & locations. DO NOT PLACE IN FORT DRUM TRASH DUMPSTERS/RECYCLING CONTAINERS OR ROLL-OFFS! THIS WILL BE CONSIDERED THEFT OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES AND PROSECUTED AS SUCH.

Most toner and ink cartridges from printer, copiers and fax machines can be turned in for recycling. See local stores like Staples or check for internet buy back companies.

TIRES – All tire retailers are required by New York State law to accept used tires for proper disposal & recycling. A fee may be charged for this service. DO NOT PLACE IN FORT DRUM TRASH DUMPSTERS/RECYCLING CONTAINERS OR ROLL-OFFS! THIS WILL BE CONSIDERED THEFT OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES AND PROSECUTED AS SUCH.

ANTIFREEZE – Check with local auto shops and repair centers to see if they recycle antifreeze. Never dispose of in a sewer or on the ground.  It is accepted at the Development Authority of the North Country’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection events.See www.northcountryrecycles.org for free drop-off dates and locations. DO NOT PLACE IN FORT DRUM TRASH DUMPSTERS/RECYCLING CONTAINERS OR ROLL-OFFS! THIS WILL BE CONSIDERED THEFT OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES AND PROSECUTED AS SUCH.

SCRAP METAL – Contact your local municipality, solid waste transfer station, or a private waste hauler. See www.northcountryrecycles.org for additional information.  DO NOT PLACE IN FORT DRUM TRASH DUMPSTERS/RECYCLING CONTAINERS OR ROLL-OFFS! THIS WILL BE CONSIDERED THEFT OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES AND PROSECUTED AS SUCH.

PLASTIC GROCERY BAGS – Recycle bins for plastic bags can be found at any local retail stores. DO NOT PLACE IN FORT DRUM TRASH DUMPSTERS/RECYCLING CONTAINERS OR ROLL-OFFS! THIS WILL BE CONSIDERED THEFT OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES AND PROSECUTED AS SUCH.

5-CENT RETURNABLE BOTTLES & CANSDO NOT PLACE IN TRASH. Redeem your cans & bottles in machines at local retail stores and redemption centers. At a minimum please place in appropriate recycling containers. DO NOT PLACE IN FORT DRUM TRASH DUMPSTERS/RECYCLING CONTAINERS OR ROLL-OFFS! THIS WILL BE CONSIDERED THEFT OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES AND PROSECUTED AS SUCH.

Last Revised 2 May 2017