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Mayor Kathy Sheehan has announced a re-imagined Recycling & Waste Reduction Program.


In the coming months, the City of Albany, Department of General Services will be engaging residents on ways they can improve their recycling and reduce the amount of waste into the waste stream.


Through communication and community engagement we will focus on an education campaign targeting recycling, anti-single use, waste reduction, food waste composting, food donation and textile recycling.


To help in this endeavor we would like to introduce two new city employees, who by example, will help show us the best ways to Recycle More & Waste Less.


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PAPER PRODUCT RECYCLING

PAPER PRODUCTS
Produced by pressing together moist fibers, typically cellulose pulp derived from wood, and drying them into flexible sheets. 

CARDBOARD RECYCLING

CARDBOARD PRODUCTS
A generic term for a heavy-duty paper.  Other names: cardstock, display board, grey board, paperboard and pressed cardboard.

GLASS CONTAINER RECYCLING

BOTTLE & JAR PRODUCTS
Translucent/transparent material consisting typically of a mixture of silicate.  Can be clear, brown/amber, green or blue colors.

ELECTRONICS RECYCLING

ELECTRONICS RECYCLING
From cameras to old phones, computers to vcr's... Don't just trash them, recycle them. Click below for a list and where to recycle.