Resources

Use these guides to determine what goes in the green tote, what goes in the blue tote and what to drop off, as well as the city’s laws for refuse and recycling collection. See how easy it is to reach 34 and more!

Recyclable Material List

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Clothing & Textile Recycling

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Laws for Refuse & Recycling Collection

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Food Waste

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Yard Waste

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E-waste

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Household Hazardous Waste

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Annual Recycling Report

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Updates!

April 2022

In-Unit Recycling Bins

Attention Let’s Do This Together Apartment Recyclers! // Now available! We have in-unit recycling bins for tenants! // Would you like recycling bins for your apartment buildings? Please contact Bridget Houck by emailing bhouck@buffalony.gov OR 716.851.5325 with your requested amount. // We will have these bins available for pick-up at City Hall (M-F 8:30AM-4PM) OR you can choose to pick-up at the Engineering Garage (1120 Seneca St) on Wednesday, June 8 (4-7PM) or Thursday, June 9 (4-7PM).

March 2022

Earth Month Calendar 2022

March 2022

Bulk Trash 2022!

February 2022

2022 Rain Barrel & Compost Bin Sale!

The 2022 Rain Barrel & Compost Bin Sale is happening RIGHT NOW! Make sure to place your order by Wednesday, May 25th!

December 2021

Mayor Byron W. Brown's PSA!

Let's DO This Together! - Apartment Recycling Program. Sign up at www.buffalorecycles.org/apartments

October 2021

Let's DO This Together! - Apartment Recycling Program

The City of Buffalo, through a grant from the Recycling Partnership, is conducting a multifamily property pilot project. The Let’s DO This Together Apartment Recycling Program seeks to improve multifamily recycling systems by distributing resources and tools to improve the quantity and quality of recyclables collected from multi-tenant locations.

2021-2022

Scrap It! - Permanent Locations

2021

Getting Rid of Weird Household Waste

July 2020

City of Buffalo - Comprehensive Recycling Analysis

The City of Buffalo “the City” is focused on increasing recycling and recovery programs for the betterment of the community, the environment and the economy. A Comprehensive Recycling Analysis (CRA), which is required under New York State regulations, provides an opportunity to plan for continued expansion and improvement of existing waste reduction and landfill diversion efforts.