Blue Ribbon Recycler Application

Tell us how awesome your business is! Can’t answer "yes" to all the questions on the application, but still want to become Blue Ribbon Recycler certified? Never fear, tell us what you are doing now and an OCRRA Recycling Specialist will schedule an onsite visit to help get you over the finish line! Already there? We’ll stop out to confirm your stellar practices and you’ll be on your way to certification.

If you have questions, email us or call us at (315) 453-2866.





  • Business Name*
  • Salutation*
  • First Name*
  • Last Name*
  • Address*
  • Address 2
  • City*
  • State*
  • Zip Code*
  • Phone*
  • Fax
  • Email*
  • Confirm Email*
  • Recycle all paper, magazines, catalogs, junk mail and cardboard.YesNo
  • Recycle all glass bottles, metal cans, plastic bottles (including those without a deposit), and #5 plastic containers.YesNo
  • Set up a system-wide process to keep recyclable items out of the trash. (This generally includes having numerous indoor recycling containers paired with trash cans, continuous reminders to staff about what is recyclable, and making sure your recyclables are put outside in a separate container than your trash.)YesNo
  • Have a waste hauler collect your recyclables or have another method in place to transport and recycle the materials. (i.e., you self-haul your recyclables to a Material Recovery Facility or to OCRRA's Rock Cut Road Drop-Off Site. Proof is required if a self-hauling option is used.)YesNo
  • Create a formal written policy on recycling and distribute it to personnel.YesNo
  • Recycle electronics (including computers, monitors, printers and other peripheral equipment); by law these items cannot be thrown in the trash. Consider participating in the State Electronics Challenge.YesNo
  • List one or more ways you reduce waste in your workplace (i.e., double-side copies, provide reusable coffee mugs instead of Styrofoam cups, etc.).YesNo
  • List one or more ways you reduce waste in your workplace (i.e., double-side copies, provide reusable coffee mugs instead of Styrofoam cups, etc.).
  • Type Of Business*
  • Industry Specific Criteria

  • Reduce and Reuse: (Choose two or more measures)

  • Industry Specific Criteria

  • Reduce and Reuse: (Choose two or more measures)

  • Industry Specific Criteria

  • Reduce and Reuse: (Choose two or more measures)

  • Industry Specific Criteria

  • Industry Specific Criteria

  • Reduce and Reuse: (Choose two or more measures)

  • Industry Specific Criteria

  • Reduce and Reuse: (Choose two or more measures)

  • Industry Specific Criteria

  • Reduce and Reuse: (Choose two or more measures)

  • Industry Specific Criteria

  • Reduce and Reuse: (Choose two or more measures)

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