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Soil and Water Conservation District/Compost and Resident Recycling

Soil and Water Conservation District

The Schenectady County Conservation District provides environmental services and technical assistance for County residents. Services include conservation technical assistance, conservation education, information regarding soils, composting, parks and preserves, wildlife habitat, forestry, land reclamation, Erosion & Sediment Control Plan review, engineering assistance, grant application assistance, planning assistance, and agricultural assessment services.  In addition, the District cooperates with 8 municipalities, 10 county agencies/departments and 9 New York State agencies on an annual basis.

Compost and Resident Recycling

The Compost and Resident Recycling Facility is open:

January - March: Fridays and Saturdays 8am-3pm

April - December: Monday thru Saturday 8am-3pm


Compost & Recycling Services

Accepts yard waste and most household recyclables.

Accepts appliances, lawn mowers, various metals, tires, and more.

Accepts most electronic items, including TVs, computers, and batteries. 

Determines all policies and enacts resolutions and local laws necessary for the operation of County Government.

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