RECYCLING PROGRAM

Recycling Center Entrance The Town of Brunswick supports the recycling concept through operation of the Brunswick Recycling Center, located behind the Town Hall. The entrance is pictured right. The Center accepts recyclable materials, scrap metal, car batteries, waste oil,  sorted plastics containers with a number 1, 2 or 3 in the recycling logo, sorted glass, cardboard, news print and magazines free-of-charge.  Large Appliances such as refigerators, washing machines, and kitchen appliances are taken in for a fee.  Electronic waste such as TV and computer monitors, old computer etc. are recycled.  List of Acceptable Electronics & Accessories   The Town also accepts trash and garbage for nominal fees posted below.   The Town does not accept furniture, building demolition materials or dimensional lumber.  The fees charged for disposing of bagged trash and certain other items, along with the sale of recyclable materials brought to the center, fund the recycling Center.  All materials brought to the Center for recycling must be clean and dry and should be sorted by type.

An informational brochure, including a household recycling guide, is available upon request from the Town Office or Recycling Center.

The Brunswick Recycling Center is open to Town residents Monday through Saturday

Hours of Operation are Monday-Friday  7:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m. and Saturday from 7:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. Closed Sunday and Major holidays.

 

Printable Recycling Guide

GUIDE TO THE TOWN OF BRUNSWICK RECYCLING CENTER

Located behind the old Town Office Building at 308 Town Office Road

Hours of Operation are Monday-Friday 7:00 am -3:00 pm, Saturday 7:00 am-2:00 pm

Closed on Sunday and Holidays

If you have questions please call the Brunswick Town Office (518) 279-3461 ext. 100

 

RECYCLING CENTER DISPOSAL FEES

 

ITEM

FEE

ACTION

Garbage Trash Bags*

$2 Small Bag, $3 Large Bag

Purchase bag and deliver to Town

Small Appliances

$5

Deliver to Center

Air Conditioners/Hot Water Tank

$10

Deliver to Center

Large Appliances

$15

Deliver to Center

Large Appliances at curb**

$25

Curbside Pickup

Television/Computer Monitors

$15

Deliver to Center

Un-mounted Passenger Tires

$2

Deliver to Center

Large Truck Tires

$10

Deliver to Center

Small Propane Tanks

$5

Deliver to Center

The Town of Brunswick Recycling center has to charge these nominal fees because of the additional cost to the Town to handle and process these items or has to pay a fee to have items such as electron waste to be picked up for legal disposal at approved recycling centers.

RECYCLABLES ACCEPTED FREE OF CHARGE

 

ITEM

 RECYCLABLE

 NOT RECYCLABLE

GLASS

Clear, green & amber glass from bottles & jars. Rinse clean & remove caps & lids.  Fluorescent & CFL bulbs.

No window glass, auto glass, glass ovenware, ceramic dishware & cookware, Pyrex, clay pots, ornaments or crystal.

PLASTIC

Any plastic container that does not break when crushed. Any plastics with the recycling logo & the numbers 1, 2, or 3.

No Styrofoam, pool liners or articles without the recycle logo. No pesticide, herbicide, solvent, oil or paint containers.

METAL

Aluminum, steel and tin food or beverage containers. Rinse clean and, if possible, flatten.

No aerosol cans or containers having toxic residues such as chemicals, pesticides, herbicides, oil, gas or paint. No propane tanks. No pie plates.

PAPER & CARDBOARD

Catalogs, newspapers, magazines, junk mail, paper bags and books. Must be clean.  Pizza boxes OK.

No soiled paper such as that used for painting or animal waste. Remove wire bindings, staples, paper clips or metal fasteners. No packing materials.

MISCELLANEOUS

Automotive batteries & used motor oil.  Computers & accessories & electronic devices.

No building or roofing materials, carpeting, bulk waste, asbestos waste, furniture, propane or fuel tanks, Styrofoam, medical waste or syringes.

SCRAP METAL

Aluminum, iron, barbecue grills, clean automotive parts, cast iron sinks, lawn mowers, etc.

Nonmetallic parts must be remove and any fluids drained.

 

Construction debris, and furniture can be disposed of for a fee at the County Waste Transfer Station in South Troy at 83 Water Street. (518) 266-1178

* Garbage Bags may be purchased at the following places:

  • Town Hall: Monday - Friday 8 am - 4 pm;
  • Recycling Center: Saturday 7 am - 2 pm;
  • Stewart's Route 7 and Route 142
  • Stewart's Route 2 and Route 278

** Purchase a tag and schedule a pickup at the Town Clerks Office Monday-Friday.