Sustainable Saratoga will hold their 5th annual Saratoga Recycles Day on Saturday, October 2, from 9 am – 12 pm in the SPAC overflow parking lot on the west side of Route 50.

There are COVID-related safety protocols in place again this year – masks are required; exact change is requested to minimize the handling of money; donation items should be organized by drop-off station to reduce physical contact; and participants should remain in their vehicles at all times.

WHAT: Saratoga Recycles Day
WHEN: Saturday, October 2, from 9 AM- 12 PM
WHERE: SPAC Parking Lot, west side of Route 50
WHO: Anyone can participate! There are no residency requirements for this event.
COST: $5 per vehicle fee, plus $30 per TV or monitor (limit of 4 TVs per vehicle)

Sustainable Saratoga will accept clothing & textiles (any condition), small appliances & electronics (including TVs), scrap metal, eyeglasses, hearing aids, adult bikes, 20- & 24-inch mountain bikes, musical instruments, backpacks, cell phones with chargers, garden tools and more.

“Every year, our community partnerships expand to include more organizations collecting items that help them achieve their mission,” explains Bill Boehmke, one of the event planners for this year’s event. “We are proud of the community enrichment aspect of this event. Participating in Saratoga Recycles Day helps our community and the environment at the same time.”

This year, as always, Sustainable Saratoga is collecting items for a wide range of local nonprofits, including Bikeatoga, Pitney Meadows Community Farm, We Are Instrumental, Wellspring, Backstretch Employees Service Team (B.E.S.T.), Domestic Violence Project of Warren & Washington Counties, and the Saratoga Springs Lions Club. 

For specific details about what is being collected, a map of the collection stations, COVID-related safety protocols, and an extensive list of FAQs, visit

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