The Town of Penfield will host a one-day recycling event for Penfield residents on Saturday, October 13, 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM at its Public Works Complex, 1607 Jackson Road. Services for the day are secure document destruction, metals and appliance recycling, brush disposal (no leaves or grass), and clothing and linens donations. There will be NO ELECTRONICS recycling at this event.
“This is the sixth year we have hosted this October event to help residents safely dispose of confidential and sensitive documents as well as unwanted recyclables to reduce the amount of waste being sent to the landfills,” said Supervisor Tony LaFountain. “Throughout the year residents have many outlets to donate or recycle unwanted household items. Additionally, Ecopark is an excellent county resource that is open year-round.”
Recycling Day is for Penfield residents only. Proof of residency will be checked at the gate. Please direct questions to the Department Public Works, 340-8710, Monday–Friday 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM.
• Eco-Green Park certified document destruction (www.eco-greenpark.com)
• Alpco metals recycling (see www.alpcorecycling.com/metals-recycling.html#ferrous for metals that will be accepted)
• St. Pauly Textile Shed on site
• DPW will also accept brush (no leaves or grass) on site.
To dispose of items NOT collected at this event consider:
Monroe County’s year-round Ecopark facility is located at 10 Avion Drive near the airport. Ecopark is a joint effort between Monroe County and Waste Management that provides county residents with a “one-stop drop-off” to dispose of or recycle many items including hard Styrofoam packing material (not foam trays used for meat or produce), TVs/electronics (fee-based), cooking oil/grease, fluorescent lights, clothing, sharps and syringes, and more. Ecopark also offers many special collection days for household hazardous waste and pharmaceutical and medication disposal. For current information on recycling opportunities, operating hours, schedules, and fee-based items go to www.monroecounty.gov/ecopark.
To dispose of televisions and electronics contact retailers that sell those products. Do not leave on curb, New York State law prohibits trash haulers from collecting electronic waste.
To dispose of unwanted bicycles, please bring them to the Town of Penfield and Penfield Rotary bicycle collection event for R Community Bikes on October 6, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (one week BEFORE recycling day) at the Community Center, 1985 Baird Road.