Essex County, New York
PO Box 338, Main Street · Bloomingdale, NY 12913 · 518-891-3189 · Fax: 518-891-6092
info@townofstarmandny.gov

Town of St. Armand Recycling Guide

This is NOT a Zero Sort Facility
All Recycling must be sorted by the following categories:

ITEMS THAT ARE NOT ACCEPTED
Un-bagged trash
Construction debris
Stumps or brush
Fluorescent lights
Demolition debris
Tires
Auto batteries
Liquid paint, oil or fuel
Unopened fuel containers
Propane tanks of any kind
Plastics #3 through #7

SCRAP METAL – There is a separate metal container at the Transfer Station for all Scrap Metal
Acceptable items: Regular scrap metal only
Must be under 10-foot in length
NO large appliances
NO appliances of any size with any form of Freon gas
NO tires
NO auto batteries
NO fuel tanks
NO car engines
NO needles or razors

GLASS – There is a separate metal container at the Transfer Station for all Glass
Acceptable items: Clear, brown and green glass bottles and jars only
Must be empty and clean
Remove lids and caps
labels and neck rings okay
don't crush or break
NO ceramics, dishes, drinking glasses or mugs, light bulbs, window glass, mirrors, crystal, Pyrex or laboratory
glass
Do not put bags in the glass bin, they must be loose

#2 PLASTIC – There is a metal container at the Transfer Station, half for tin and half for plastics #2. AS OF January 1, 2022 Plastics #3 through #7 are no longer accepted
Acceptable items: Must have the #2 recycle symbol on the bottom.
Empty and clean, remove lids and caps
Do not put bags of recycling in the bin, they must be loose
NO motor oil, pesticide or plastic bags, 5 gallon buckets or mop pails

TIN & ALUMINUM CANS – There is a metal container at the Transfer Station, half for tin and half for plastic #2
Acceptable items: Food and beverage cans, pet food cans, TV dinner trays, pie tins, aluminum foil, empty aerosol cans and empty, clean and dry paint cans
Empty and clean.
NO propane cylinders, scrap metal, paint cans with more than a thin, dry layer of paint

#1 PLASTIC – This is sorted and put into a large cardboard box in the separate, large recycling trailer with the paper products
Acceptable items: Must have the # 1 recycle symbol on the bottom.
Empty and clean, remove lids and caps
Do not put bags in the bins, they must be loose
NO motor oil, pesticide or plastic bags, 5 gallon buckets or mop pails

NEWSPAPER – This is sorted and put into a large cardboard box in the separate, large recycling trailer with the paper products
Acceptable items: Newspaper only
Clean and dry, inserts okay
NO string
NO bags
Must be loose

CORRUGATED CARDBOARD – This is sorted and put into the back of the separate, large recycling trailer with the paper products
Acceptable items: Cardboard with the ridged center and brown paper grocery bags
Must be clean and dry
No bags
All boxes must be flattened
NO waxed or plastic coated boxes
NO box board
NO pizza boxes
NO "yellow" cardboard or manila envelopes

THERE IS NOW A NEW CATEGORY CALLED “MIXED PAPER”. As of January 1, 2022, the following items can be recycled together – Office Paper, Junk Mail, Box Board, Magazines, Paperback Books

MIXED PAPER – This is sorted and put into a large cardboard boxes in the separate, large recycling trailer with the paper products
Acceptable items: White or colored copy paper, loose leaf paper, legal paper, fax and adding machine paper, envelopes, manila file folders, checks and forms, index and business cards, junk mail, toilet paper rolls or paper towel rolls, Single layer paper boxes - cereal, cake mix, pasta, detergent, shoe boxes, facial tissue boxes. Magazines and catalogs, phone books, paperback books
Must be clean and dry, must be loose, no bags or string.
NO spirals or 3 ring binders
NO food wrappers
NO carbon paper or paper ream wrappers
NO cigarette wrappers
NO paper plates or paper cups
NO tissue paper, toilet paper or paper towels
NO metal or plastic of any kind
NO waxed boxes, plastic or foil coated boxes
NO milk or juice boxes
NO string
NO bags
NO hardcover books

Updated January 14, 2022


Town of St Armand
PO Box 338, Main Street, Bloomingdale, NY 12913 · 518-891-3189 · Fax: 518-891-6092
info@townofstarmandny.gov
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