Saratoga Recycles Day: October 7, 2023
9 am until 12 pm
Sponsored by Sustainable Saratoga
Located at the SPAC Parking Lot, west side of Route 50
Repurpose unwanted household items. Protect the environment. Help the community.
We are excited to host our seventh annual Saratoga Recycles Day this October. This popular community event is planned and run by Sustainable Saratoga’s amazing volunteers, and we thank them for their dedication to this effort, which keeps tons of items out of the landfill every year.
Start saving your unwanted items for us!
- Event will be located at the SPAC Parking Lot, west side of Route 50
- There will be a $5 entrance fee per vehicle (cash or check only) for RECYCLES DAY, plus $30 fee per TV or monitor.
- Please bring exact change or a check
WE ARE COLLECTING THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ON OCTOBER 7:
Please sort your items according to the drop-off stations listed below.
Eyeglasses & Hearing Aids for the Saratoga Lions Club: sunglasses & eyeglasses (prescription or nonprescription), hearing aids in any condition. NO cases please.
Cell Phones with Chargers for Wellspring (they need the chargers too)
Musical Instruments for We Are Instrumental (any condition): Woodwind and brass instruments: flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, saxophones, trumpets french horns, trombones, baritones and tubas. String instruments: violins, violas, cellos, basses. Any condition. No pianos or drum sets.
Saratoga Children’s Literacy League: Gently used children’s and young adult books. No religious or holiday books.
Camping Equipment (useable) for RISE Housing and Support Services: including tents, stoves, backpacks, sleeping bags and pads
Clothing & Household Textiles for American Clothing Company (any condition): clothes, coats, shoes, belts, hats, gloves, sleeping bags, backpacks, sheets, quilts, comforters, towels, rags, etc. NO pillows, carpeting, or rugs with rubber backing.
Metal Objects and Refrigerants by JGS Recycling: basketball hoops, grills, unusable bikes, metal lawn care equipment, etc. for scrap metal recycling and refrigerators, dehumidifiers, and AC units
Electronics & Appliances by eLot Electronic Recycling, Inc.: televisions, monitors, microwaves, toasters, blenders, coffee machines, hot plates, cable or satellite receivers, audio/visual equipment, phones, computers & accessories, printers, VCRs, DVD players, video game systems, wiring & cables, etc. NO smoke detectors, thermostats, or batteries.
WE CANNOT ACCEPT THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:
Rugs with rubber backing
Fluorescent light bulbs
Paint (paint will only be accepted at Paint Collection Day on October 21)
OTHER WAYS TO RESPONSIBLY DISPOSE OF MATERIALS
Got household hazardous waste? For residents of the City of Saratoga Springs, the City typically holds a Household Hazardous Waste Day every two years; the last event was held in October of 2021. You can call 518-587-3550, ext. 2623 for more information about future events.
Got tires? The Saratoga County Soil & Water Conservation District typically holds a tire recycling event every spring and fall. These events are open to Saratoga County residents and registration in advance is required.
Click here to see our online Reuse, Repair, Recycle directory of local donation, recycling, and repair options.