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Schenectady County Sustainability Initiatives

Schenectady County is leading the way in sustainability efforts, from educating citizens about recycling to taking measures to safely dispose of hazardous waste. By revitalizing brownfields, protecting soil and water, and embracing renewable energy sources, the county is paving the way toward a greener future. This dedication to the environment is creating cleaner communities and fighting against climate change, making Schenectady County a true leader in sustainability. 

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Additional Services at the Schenectady County Compost & Recycling Center

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.