HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DAY
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2015
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
TOWN HIGHWAY GARAGE
The Town of Guilderland Will be holding a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm at the Town Highway Garage, 6338 French's Mill Road, Guilderland Center. A pass will be required which can be picked up at the Guilderland Transfer station or the Town Clerk's office. Please bring your vehicle registration with your Guilderland address to pick up the pass.
The Town of Guilderland Transfer Station
Gates will be open from:
Tuesdays - 7:30am until 3:30pm
Wednesdays - 7:30am until 7:30pm
(Scales Close at 3:30pm - No household/demolition materials accepted after 3:30pm)
Thursdays - 7:30am until 3:30pm
Fridays - 7:30am until 3:30pm
Saturdays - 7:30am until 3:30pm
Gregory J. Wier
Transfer Station Superintendent
LOOKING TO GET RID OF YOUR OLD OR UNWANTED VEHICLE??
Make-A-Wish Northeast New York is participating in Wheels for Wishes, a national campaign.
The program gives people the opportunity to donate old and unwanted vehicles to the Wheels for Wishes Programs which benefits Make-A-Wish Northeast New York supporting local children and teens who suffer from life-threatening medical conditions.
Donating is very simple, the donor schedules a date for pickup, and Wheels for Wishes comes and tows the vehicle away for free. The vehicle is then turned around and sold for its maximum value.
100 percent of the proceeds go toward Make-A-Wish Northeast New York.
Supervisor Runion Announces #1-#7 Plastic Recycling Expansion
Guilderland Town Supervisor Ken Runion announced today the expansion of the town’s recycling program to include plastic containers #4 - #7. Previously only #1 - #3 plastic containers were accepted at the Town’s transfer station. Now #1 - #7 plastic containers are accepted.
Some examples of common #4 - #7 plastic containers are plastic drinking cups, yogurt containers, butter containers and prescription pill bottles. All plastic containers should be placed in the appropriately marked bin. This expansion of the town’s recycling program is effective immediately.
“We are asking all residents to do their part and begin recycling all items in this expanded group of plastics. The management of our waste stream is a serious issue for all members of our community. Through this increased recycling we will reduce landfill waste and make significant progress in preserving and protecting our environment for future generations and ourselves,” said Supervisor Ken Runion.
The Town of Guilderland is a member of the Capital Region Recycling Partnership, which is a group of 14 municipalities that work together to foster better recycling practices in their communities as well as reduce the amount of waste that goes into the landfill, thru waste reduction and recycling.
The Partnership has launched a new website, www.capitalregionrecycling.com, entirely dedicated to recycling. Information on the Town of Guilderland’s program is listed on this site as well.
“I encourage all town residents to visit this website and use it as a reference guide for recycling in your daily lives. You will see what we are doing here in Guilderland and also in the surrounding communities. Waste reduction is an issue that affects us all and this website is a way to share information and ideas. The result will be better recycling for all of us,” said Supervisor Runion.