Clinton County Landfill and Recycling

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The Clinton County Landfill is operated by Casella and is located at 286 Sand Road, Morrisonville, NY along with many drop-off stations located throughout the County.

Information about the Waste Disposal Services and Recycling can be found below and on the Clinton County Landfill webpage, maintained by Casella.

Accepted Separated Recyclables

All Locations:

Corrugated Cardboard and Boxboard

This brown, double-walled material has a wavy center and is used in most shipping boxes. Cereal boxes, boxboard, and cardboard egg crates are acceptable.  
To prepare cardboard for recycling, all contaminates must be removed, and the boxes Must be flattened.

Office Paper

The materials accepted are envelopes (with or without windows), white and color ledger (bond, typing, copier, index cards), manila and bleached file folders/envelopes, direct mail (opened and sorted for contaminates), and paper. These materials can be shredded.


Newspapers, advertising inserts, phonebooks, and paper bags are acceptable. They must be clean and dry.


Magazines and catalogs are both acceptable and they must be clean and dry.

Plastic #1

Examples of this type of plastic bottle are soda and water bottles. The bottle must have a PETE # 1 recycling logo stamped on the bottom of it.

Platsic #2

There are two types of HDPE # 2, natural and colored. Examples of natural HDPE # 2 are water and milk jugs. Examples of colored HDPE # 2 are plastic detergent, soap, and shampoo bottles. Both of these types of plastic must have a HDPE # 2 recycling symbol on the bottom of them.

Aluminum & Steel Cans

Only cans are accepted. Remove labels if possible. Cans must be clean.

Glass Bottles and Jars

Only jars and bottles are accepted. All colors may be mixed together. ALL lids must be removed the glass must be clean.

Accepted at Chazy, Lyon Mountain, Mooers and Landfill:

Scrap Metal and Appliances

Scrap metal and appliances are accepted. Propane tanks are accepted when empty and the valve is removed.

Accepted at Mooers and Landfill:


Computers, TVs, VCRs, stereos, home entertainment centers, etc are accepted.


Tires are accepted for recycling. Tires must be removed from rim and must be relatively clean. Charges for tire recycling can be found in the brochure.

Accepted ONLY at Landfill:

Brush and Yard Waste

Leaves, grass clippings, garden clean-up (stalks), tree limbs, wood chips, and brush are accepted for recycling. Bags shall be removed prior to placing in disposal area.  
Stumps are not accepted. Charges for brush/yard waste can be found in the brochure.

NOT Accepted:

The following items are not accepted for recycling at any of our facilities:

  • Contained gaseous waste
  • Dead animals
  • Electronic Waste
  • Explosives
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Infectious waste
  • Liquid waste
  • Medical waste
  • Mercury containing waste
  • Pesticides & Chemicals
  • Radioactive waster
  • Scrap metal