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New Solid Waste Permit Fees Take Effect January 1st

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New Solid Waste Permit Fees Take Effect January 1st

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The cost of a residential three year Tompkins County Solid Waste Permit will increase effective January 1st, 2017.

The permit fee will increase by $5, to $20, with a second permit for the same household provided at no charge. The cost of a commercial solid waste permit – also good for three years – will increase to $40, with each additional commercial permit costing $20.

Permits are required to use the Recycling and Solid Waste Center (RSWC) to dispose of trash. All other disposal-related fees will remain unchanged.

The Solid Waste Division also advises residents that because of the colder temperatures, the collection station for liquid cooking fats, oils and grease (FOG) at the RSWC public drop off is locked until further notice. Instead, residents should deposit FOG into the food scraps recycling totes at both the Recycling and Solid Waste Center and at any food scraps drop spot around the County.

For more information, please visit www.recycletompkins.org.