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Shred-O-Rama

Protect your identity and destroy your confidential documents for FREE at OCRRA's Shred-o-Rama event Saturday, May 7 from 8 am - noon.  Confidata and Shred Solvers are collaborating with OCRRA to help residents prevent identity theft and ensure that… Read More

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Earth Day Litter Cleanup

Join OCRRA's volunteer litter cleanup crew and help beautify our community on Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23. Last year, more than 7,400 Onondaga County residents collected over 101,000 pounds of litter during the annual Earth Day… Read More

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Compost By the Bag!

Purchase OCRRA's premium compost, by the bag, at over twenty local retailers! Arc of Onondaga is partnering with OCRRA and bagging our nutrient-rich compost so we can make it available throughout the community. Of course, it is still available… Read More

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Home & Garden Show 2016

Come visit OCRRA at the Home and Garden Show from March 17-20 in the Center of Progress Building (booth #2377) at the NYS Fairgrounds! Get a FREE blue bin, a FREE sample of our U.S. Composting Council STA Certified… Read More

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Compost Site Passes

Drop-off yard waste and food scraps with one of OCRRA's three new Compost Site Pass options! Ranging in price from $20 to $50, there is an option for everyone. Purchase your pass at either of… Read More

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Food Scrap Recycling Leaders

Businesses and institutions throughout our community demonstrate their environmental leadership by using OCRRA’s award-winning food scrap composting system. OCRRA salutes Vin's Cafe at SRC for their pioneering food scrap composting efforts! Each day, staff separates compostable material from the regular… Read More

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Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

OCRRA's Main Office and Rock Cut Road Transfer Station are closed on Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Ley Creek Transfer Station, as well as our Amboy and Jamesville Compost Sites are open… Read More

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Electronics Recycling

Keep heavy metals out of the environment by recycling your old electronics (computers, monitors, laptops, tablets, DVD players, MP3 players, TVs, etc.) at a recycling event on Saturday, January 9 from 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.… Read More

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Textile Recycling

Clean your closets and donate your old  textiles and clothing, even if they are torn, missing buttons, or have broken zippers. Shoes and other textiles including sheets, towels, tablecloths, stuffed animals and even underwear or single… Read More

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