Solid Waste Management and Recycling

Current Events

  • The Cayuga County Tire Round-Up event will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2022 from 8 am to 11 am at the Natural Resource Center at 7413 County House Road, Auburn, New York 13021.  For more information, click here.  
    • Recycle your old tires.
    • Up to 40 tires per household.
    • Tires on and off rims are accepted.
    • Cost: $1.00 per tire up to 30”
    • 31” to 36” TALL are $5 each
    • Size limit: 36 inches TALL (outside diameter)
    • Reduce the risk of fire, West Nile Virus and EEE!
    • No Businesses Please!  

Overview of the Program

Programs and activities include:

  • Assisting municipalities with solid waste issues, particularly related to recycling drop off sites
  • Clean Sweep programs for agricultural chemicals
  • Compiling and tracking information on inactive solid waste facilities
  • Cooperative marketing of recyclable materials
  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection programs
  • Recycling and composting education
  • Tire recycling events with Cayuga County SWCD

The Cayuga County Solid Waste Management Program Office coordinates hazardous chemical collection events with the help of many County agencies for the following reasons:

  • Protection of our lakes and groundwater from improper disposal.
  • Safer homes, schools, and businesses for residents and emergency response workers.

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

Review an overview of Cayuga County’s Household Hazardous Waste program.

On-Going Programs

Missed Event

If you missed our recent collection event and have a recycling need, please view the following pages:

Television & Computer Recycling Law

View the Recycling Memo (PDF)        regarding the state television and computer recycling law.

Open Burning Regulations

 Open Burning Regulations went into effect on October 14, 2009. For more information please visit the New York Department of Environmental Conservation website.