Important Information Regarding
The City does not pick up medical waste. Do not put medical waste in your trash or recycling.
This is due to the fact that they are contaminated and pose a danger to trash collectors and the public.
Leaf and Lawn Clippings - Public Announcement:
Due to NYS DEC regulations the City will not collect leaves or grass clippings in plastic bags.
• NEW - Beginning January 1, 2016 leaves must be placed into separated bag-less containers or an approved brown paper leaf bag for curbside pick-up.
Also, please consider the following alternatives to bagging:
Alternative 1 = “LEAVE IT ON THE LAWN”. Mow over your leaves and grass clippings to mulch and further shred/scatter them on your lawn.
Alternative 2 = Backyard composting.
Alternative 3 = Landfill drop off. Grass clippings, leaves and brush may be dropped off at the City landfill at no additional charge if you have a City resident landfill permit.
• Please note, an approved brown paper leaf bag is a recyclable brown paper bag not larger than 35 gallons and not weighing more than 50 pounds when full.
• VERY IMPORTANT: Raking leaves or grass clippings to the curb is prohibited and may result in fines or separate collection
charges that will be billed to the property owner. Never put leaves or grass clippings into a storm/sewer drain.
CITY RESIDENT SPRING CLEAN EVENT
***CITY RESIDENTS ONLY***
***ALL RULES WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED***
DATES: MAY 13, 2017 & MAY 20, 2017
HOURS: 7:00 AM TO 11:30 AM
LOCATION: 311 NORTH DIVISION STREET
****PLEASE CALL WITH ANY QUESTIONS***
***CITY RESIDENTS WILL NEED TO DELIVER THE MATERIAL DIRECTLY TO AUBURN LANDFILL
***NO LANDFILL PERMITS WILL BE REQUIRED IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE
***DRIVERS LICENSE AND VEHICLE REGISTRATION WILL BE REQUIRED AS PROOF OF RESIDENCY FOR PARTICIPATION (THE ADDRESS ON BOTH MUST MATCH AND WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED)
***NO TRAILERS, NO BOX VANS, NO U-HAULS
***ALL GARBAGE MUST BE CONTAINERIZED (CAN OR BAG)
MATERIALS THAT WILL BE ACCEPTED AT NO COST TO CITY RESIDENTS
GARBAGE; RECYCLING; MATTRESS/BOX SPRING
BRUSH; YARD WASTE; FURNITURE
*** YARD WASTE/BRUSH….IF CONTAINED IN A PLASTIC BAG….MUST BE DUMPED OUT OF THE PLASTIC BAG AS PLASTIC BAGS ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTABLE FOR THIS MATERIAL
***CAR TIRES… ACCEPTING 4 TIRES PER RESIDENCE
MATERIALS THAT WILL BE ACCEPTED AT COST TO CITY RESIDENTS
FREON CONTAINING UNITS $45.00
(REFRIGERATORS, AIR CONDITIONERS, DEHUMIDIFIERS)
ELECTRONICS (LIMIT 2) $10.00
(COMPUTER, MONITOR, MICROWAVE, DVD, VCR, PRINTER)
MATERIALS THAT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
HAZARDOUS WASTE; ASBESTOS; MOTOR OIL; LIQUID WASTE
FLUORESCENT TUBES; GREASE; SOLVENTS; PAINT; COOKING OIL
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More Information on How to Recycle:
Products with links:
Consumer grade glass, plastics, metals, newspapers and magazines can be combined and placed for curbside collection in the City every other week.
Clean and bundled corrugated or single-ply cardboard can be placed for curbside collection in the City every other week.
The Cayuga County Sheriff's office coordination safe drop-off of unused prescription and over-the-counter medications. Please do not throw these medications in your trash, please do not flush these down the drain.
The City does not pick up medical waste. Do not put medical waste in your trash or recycling.This is due to the fact that they are contaminated and pose a danger to trash collectors and the public.
The City will collect for a fee large items such as couches, tables, kitchen appliances, mattresses, etc. Pick-up must be pre-paid and pick-up must be pre-arranged.
Save electronic items for drop-off at a community electronics recycling drop-off event.
Click the link for complete information on Leaves and Grass Clippings.
Click the link for complete information on Bundled Brush.