The County Waste and Recycling News section is here to provide you with useful information about recycling and proper waste disposal. We will also keep you up-to-date on our community involvement.
Eight Ways to Use Silica Gel Packets
Have you ever wondered why you find those tiny little packets labeled “Throw Away” and “Do Not Eat” when you purchase items such as a purse, shoes, or even food? While they may seem annoying or wasteful when you find them in a shoe box or at the bottom of your purse, these little packets actually serve an important purpose and can also be repurposed. These little packets contain a substance known as silica gel and they are very effective at reducing moisture and humidity within a small space. Contrary to its name, silica gel is actually a dry solid that absorbs and holds water vapor. Silica Gel is typically found in “bead” form with the beads being contained by a porous packet material allows the beads to freely absorb moisture in the air.
If you’re currently receiving paper monthly invoices, but you’d prefer electronic delivery instead, then you should consider signing up for our online bill pay. Not only is it better for the environment, but it will also reduce clutter.
New York’s Orange County has announced their 2019 Residential Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection events in Montgomery, Port Jarvis, New Hampton and Newburgh. These disposal events are free to Orange County, New York residents and unlike the HHW events for businessiness and schools, no preregistration is required.
Orange County 2019 HHW Events for Businesses and Organizations
New York’s Orange County has announced their 2019 Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection events for Schools, Farms, Municipalities and Businesses. Unlike the residential HHW disposal events, preregistration is required.
Residential Hazardous Waste Disposal Events in Orange County
The U.S. EPA considers Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) as leftover household products that can catch fire, react, or explode or that are corrosive or toxic. For safety and environmental reasons, it is important to dispose of hazardous items properly and not to place them in any County Waste and Recycling containers. County Waste is not licensed to haul hazardous waste.
Commercial Hazardous Waste Disposal Events in Orange County
For safety and environmental reasons, hazardous waste always requires special handling and disposal. While County Waste & Recycling is not authorized to haul hazardous waste, we do want to inform our commercial customers about the upcoming Orange County Hazardous Waste Disposal Events.
Spring is right around the corner uprooting dreams of green lawns manicured to perfection. An immaculate yard is something many homeowners’ strive to achieve. Barriers such as the weather, water restrictions, pets, and even children manage to deteriorate well-thought out efforts.
Technology is always changing. What becomes the standard medium evolves into something completely different and typically requires a new set of hardware. From vinyl to cassettes, CDs to MP3s and now, streaming music services, we find ourselves upgrading to the latest, greatest technology. But, what happens to the old stuff? Because CDs and DVDs can’t be put in the single-stream recycling bin, let’s show you how to reduce your waste through CD recycling.
The Montgomery, NY location of County Waste and Recycling provides residential garbage and recycling services, commercial and industrial waste removal services in Orange County, and up to New Paltz in Ulster County.
If you have questions regarding any of our waste and recycling services contact us online or call County Waste Phone Number: (888) 549-2783