Recycling Programs

Be sure to read the Cattaraugus County Recycling Guide ... the more you recycle, the more you save!

Transfer Stations & Curbside Collection Programs

At Curbside

Materials Preparation These items are NOT recyclable
  Clear glass bottles
    and jars ONLY!
  • WASH CLEAN
  •   Remove Lids and Rings
  • NO COLORED GLASS
  • NO WINDOWS OR MIRRORS
  • NO GLASSES,
        CERAMICS, PYREX
  • NO LIGHT BULBS OR
        COFFEE MUGS
  •  window glass
  •  mirrors
  •  fluorescent tubes
  •  pottery
  •  crystal glass
  •  dishes
  •  light bulbs
  Plastic
  • All plastic Jugs and Bottles
  • WASH CLEAN
  • Remove Lids
  • NO PLASTIC BAGS
  • NO YOGURT, MARGARINE OR ANY TUB-TYPE CONTAINERS
NO OTHER PLASTICS OF ANY KIND ARE RECYCLABLE IN OUR SYSTEM!!!
  Cans:
  Aluminum & Tin
  • All Clean, Aluminum Cans & Tin Cans
  • Wash CLEAN

 

  • No Aluminum Foil

 

  • No Pie Plates or TV Dinner Trays
 

  Paper:

 Newspaper,Inserts,    Magazines,Telephone Books, School Paper and Office Paper, Junk Mail, Cards, and Envelopes

  • NO PLASTIC BAGS
  • No Blueprints, Carbon Paper or Metallic Paper
 

Hardcover books.

 

*Recyclables that are CLEAN and SORTED are accepted free of charge.

*Curbside Collection Requirements are subject to Collector’s Specifications


At Transfer Stations Only

Materials Preparation These items are NOT recyclable
Scrap metal, white goods Appliances, washers, stoves, and car parts.  Non metal attachments must be removed. Items that are made mostly of other materials i.e.: car seats, box springs, etc.
Lead acid vehicle batteries Car, boat, motorcycle, etc.  
Vehicle tires2 collections/year; see attendant for details.  Schedule 
Yard WasteSmall quantities of grass clippings, leaves, & tree trimmings. Remove rocks, stones, & papers. Limbs & stumps larger than 3” in diameter can be taken to the Five Points or Farwell Composting sites. 
Magazines & Unwanted "Junk” MailLeave in a brown, paper bag. Telephone books and envelopes okay. Do not use plastic bags or bundle with wire.Hardcover books
Corrugated Cardboard
  • Breakdown and Flatten any cardboard boxes
  • No Pizza Boxes
  • No Styrofoam or Packaging
 
Computers & Electronics  

Department of Public Works

Contact the Dept. of Public Works using our contact form

Phone: 716-938-9121

Fax: 716-938-2753

Address: Jack Ellis Drive, 8810 Route 242, Little Valley, NY 14755

Joseph T. Pillittere, Commissioner

Ryan Ferguson, Deputy Commissioner

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