Located on route 26A in Greenville (sign on Route 81, just east of the town center), the Recycling Center is open three days a week. If you are not sure whether something is accepted, please read the FAQ below before calling us. It could save you a trip!
Recycling Items: Be sure to separate, sort, and organize all recycling items before you bring it in for recycling. Unsorted recyclables will not be accepted.
Inclement Weather: In any event the Greenville Central School District is closed for inclement weather, the recycling center will also be closed.
Greene County Annual Household Hazard Waste Collection: This usually occurs each June in Athens at the Greene County Highway Dept.
Frequently Asked Questions
What recyclable items are accepted for FREE?
Corrugated cardboard (flattened & bundled)
Glass bottles and jars (rinsed with tops removed)
Magazines (bagged or tied)
Newspapers (bagged or tied)
Soft plastic bottles with plastic codes 1,2,3,4,5 (rinsed with tops removed)
What recyclable items are NOT accepted?
Containers with hard plastic codes 4, 6, 7
Glass products (e.g. light bulbs, window panes, clay pots)
Contaminated plastics (e.g. antifreeze containers, oil containers)
Tires over 20″
Tires with rims
What household garbage is accepted for a fee?
Car Tires $5.00 *NO RIMS ACCEPTED*
Tires *ONLY UP TO 20″ LIGHT TRUCK TIRES* $5.00
Air Conditioners $7.50
What garbage is NOT ACCEPTED at the Recycling Center?
Paints, thinners, primers
Construction and demolition debris (including all wood, rock, shingles)