Fort Drum Recycles

Fort Drum Recycles This is the official Fort Drum Environmental Division recycling information page. Recycling information for the Greater Fort Drum community.

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Operating as usual

09/05/2020
Your Used Mask Needs to Make It to the Trash Can
07/27/2020
Your Used Mask Needs to Make It to the Trash Can

Your Used Mask Needs to Make It to the Trash Can

Theyโ€™re on beaches, in parking lots and on sidewalks. You probably wonโ€™t catch the coronavirus from a discarded mask, but the litter poses a risk to the environment.

07/02/2020
Fort Drum Remington Park & Recreational Lodging

Fort Drum Remington Park & Recreational Lodging

With 4th of July๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฒ approaching please read ๐Ÿ‘€ below๐Ÿ‘‡ regarding Remington park:

Swimming ๐Ÿคฟ- NO

Using the pavilions ๐ŸŽช - NO (Especially this weekend! We know its tempting to have a party in the park. This will be strictly enforced๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™€๏ธ)

Kayaking and canoeing ๐Ÿ›ถ -YES

Fishing (catch and release) ๐ŸŽฃ -YES

Playgrounds ๐Ÿคธโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ - YES

Dog Park ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿฉ๐Ÿพ -YES

Trails ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿšตโ€โ™€๏ธ -YES

Please observe the guidelines Fort Drum has set forth by not having large gatherings in the park. Also by practicing 6ft of social distancing.

Have a great weekend,
The staff here at Remington Park

Interested in doing more for the community, that helps divert waste, saves families money and provides scholarships. The...
04/30/2020

Interested in doing more for the community, that helps divert waste, saves families money and provides scholarships. The Fort Drum Thrift Shop has board positions open now. We love them, 1,000s of tons are diverted from landfills every year and given extended life.

CRUCIAL HELP NEEDED! we need the Fort Drum communities help now more than ever. BOARD POSITIONS ARE OPEN and we desperately need people to serve a one year volunteer position to the thrift shop board.

Board positions must be filled in order to reopen the Thrift Shop.

We have until 31 May to find new board members. This great community needs great people like you to apply now.

Apply here http://Fortdrumthriftshop.com/volunteering.html

Today's edition is a reoccurring theme. Please know that ALL WIPES CLOG PIPES.  Our Fort Drum Public Works staff is lite...
04/30/2020

Today's edition is a reoccurring theme. Please know that ALL WIPES CLOG PIPES. Our Fort Drum Public Works staff is literally working around the clock to clear sewer blockages that are caused daily mainly by wipes being flushed. We can do better, we have to do better.

Please help me stop showing you pictures of clogged pipes. Stay safe and help keep our community safe.

Well this isn't the Earth Day post I hoped to bring everyone but here it is. DO NOT flush anything but toilet paper. Flu...
04/22/2020

Well this isn't the Earth Day post I hoped to bring everyone but here it is.

DO NOT flush anything but toilet paper. Flushable wipes, cleaning wipe, baby wipe, any kind of wipe, paper towel, etc. are NOT FLUSHABLE!!!!!!!! Wipes must go in the garbage.

Picture is the wipes that our PW team had to clean out of the clogged housing sewers this morning. These clogs not only put our PW Garrison teams at risk but can also stop your sewer system from draining properly and backing up in yards and homes.

PLEASE STOP FLUSHING WIPES!!!!

Calling all young writers.
04/13/2020

Calling all young writers.

Please only flush toilet paper! No wipes should ever be flushed down your toilet. Yes, this means flushable wipes too! D...
03/31/2020

Please only flush toilet paper! No wipes should ever be flushed down your toilet. Yes, this means flushable wipes too!

Don't ever flush flushable wipes, disinfectant wipes, paper towels or diapers in your toilet. Help us keep your toilets running to the sewer system and not back up into our homes.

Donโ€™t believe the hype. Never flush wipes!Flushable wipes and baby wipes should never be sent down toilets and drains. P...
03/25/2020

Donโ€™t believe the hype. Never flush wipes!

Flushable wipes and baby wipes should never be sent down toilets and drains. Please share so we can all keep sewer backups out of our homes and our toilets can keep flushing.

Good information. Be careful and stay safe.
03/23/2020

Good information. Be careful and stay safe.

Even if your cleansing wipes are running low, please do not mix cleaning products when disinfecting your home ๐Ÿงฝ Certain mixtures can create toxic fumes and skin irritation.

Bleach and vinegar causes coughing, breathing problems, burning and watery eyes.

Bleach and ammonia causes shortness of breath and chest pain.

Bleach and rubbing alcohol causes drowsiness.

Hydrogen peroxide and vinegar can cause severe irritation to the skin, eyes, and respiratory system.

๐Ÿ”—List of CDC-recommended cleaning products:https://www.americanchemistry.com/Novel-Coronavirus-Fighting-Products-List.pdf

Natick Public Works Department
03/23/2020

Natick Public Works Department

Here's what those so-called 'flushable' wipes do to sewer pumps. When the pump's clogged its not pumping away the wastewater... #nowipesinthepipes

Please please donโ€™t flush anything down your toilets but toilet paper. Even items like flushable wipes are not flushable...
03/21/2020
CNN

Please please donโ€™t flush anything down your toilets but toilet paper.

Even items like flushable wipes are not flushable. They do not break down in the sewer systems and create clogs.

DO NoT flush paper towels, grease, cloth, diapers, flushable wipes down your drains.

Your Fort Drum Public works staff is till working hard for you. Please donโ€™t put them at risk by clogging the sewer system. Plus none of us need a sewer back up in our homes right now, right!

Trash and recycling services are essential services and will be on their regular schedule. Please do your part to follow the rules, now more than ever, and keep them and their families safe.

Keep climbing Fort Drum families, we will all meet at the top when this is over. Stay safe!

Public agencies are urging people to throw their disinfecting wipes in the trash, warning that not doing so could cause blockages and damage to sewer systems.

03/17/2020
Fort Drum Thrift Shop

Fort Drum Thrift Shop

Cleaning out closets and finding yourself with a stack of old t-shirts? This is a great project for all ages. Try making reusable no sew bags out of them. They are washable and great for kids to take on nature walks!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNdW9MojrXM

Share a link below and tell us what you make out of old t-shirts. Reduce textile waste by giving it one more life before you recycle it!

Fort Drum Thrift Shop
01/30/2020

Fort Drum Thrift Shop

Re-opening Tuesday February 4th
01/30/2020

Re-opening Tuesday February 4th

Raise your hand if you're excited!

As of February 4th the Fort Drum Thrift Shop will be operating with our normal store hours!

TUESDAY - THURSDAY & FIRST SATURDAYS
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

- The store is open to all DOD and Non DOD card holders

- Consignment contracts that were set to expire in January will receive an automatic 30-day extension

- Consignors wishing to claim payments issued in 2019 during our closure may call 315-772-7189 to coordinate pick up or mailing of checks

Upstate Landscape and Supply
12/24/2019

Upstate Landscape and Supply

๐ƒ๐Ž ๐˜๐Ž๐” ๐‡๐€๐•๐„ ๐Š๐ˆ๐ƒ๐’ ๐“๐‡๐€๐“ ๐–๐€๐๐“ ๐“๐Ž ๐’๐„๐„ ๐’๐€๐๐“๐€ ๐ˆ๐ ๐๐„๐‘๐’๐Ž๐ ๐“๐Ž๐๐ˆ๐†๐‡๐“ ๐Ž๐‘ ๐„๐•๐„๐ ๐‡๐Ž๐‘๐’๐„๐’ ๐€๐๐ƒ ๐€ ๐–๐€๐†๐Ž๐?? Our family will be bringing Santa around by horse and wagon TONIGHT!!! Hereโ€™s our route as we head to FORT DRUM as a way to thank the community and our soldiers and their families for all they do for us!!! Please feel free to meet us along the way and have your kids ๐–๐€๐ˆ๐“๐ˆ๐๐† on the side of the road if you want Santa to stop and say hi!!!! ๐Ž๐“๐‡๐„๐‘๐–๐ˆ๐’๐„ ๐–๐„ ๐–๐ˆ๐‹๐‹ ๐ƒ๐‘๐ˆ๐•๐„ ๐๐˜ ๐๐Ž๐“ ๐Š๐๐Ž๐–๐ˆ๐๐†...
๐…๐Ž๐‘ ๐“๐‡๐Ž๐’๐„ ๐Ž๐”๐“๐’๐ˆ๐ƒ๐„ ๐…๐Ž๐‘๐“ ๐ƒ๐‘๐”๐Œ:
We are Leaving our business at 5pm:
34196 Jackson II rd
Carthage NY 13619
Making a left out of our driveway heading to Rt. Towards Whistle stop tavern,
We plan to head down rt 3 into great bend making a right at the light on 26 to head to the gas alley gate.
๐…๐Ž๐‘ ๐“๐‡๐Ž๐’๐„ ๐Ž๐ ๐…๐Ž๐‘๐“ ๐ƒ๐‘๐”๐Œ:
We will go through the gate go into leRay on James st to pick friends quick (by 5:30 is the plan) then head straight to Rhicard and we will drive around the streets there! Pleaseeeee if you want to see Santa just be waiting by the road outside and he will stop and see your kids! We are all about having fun and helping you making memories!!๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿป๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿป

Looking to collect card fronts for ornament making. If you have any you are looking to dispose of you can drop them off ...
12/12/2019

Looking to collect card fronts for ornament making. If you have any you are looking to dispose of you can drop them off at the historic LeRay Mansion, bonus take a tour of the mansion decorated for the holiday season through January.

NYS  Department of Environmental Conservation
12/12/2019

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

Wrap kinder!

Avoid buying metallic and plastic wrapping paper- it is not recyclable. Instead, save clothing boxes, ribbons, bows and wrapping paper to reuse next year. Gift bags and baskets are also great wrapping alternatives that can be used time and time again. #DECHolidayHints

Anyone else shop thrift shops first before buying new clothes? So much cheaper, still a huge selection and recycled. Lov...
09/26/2019

Anyone else shop thrift shops first before buying new clothes? So much cheaper, still a huge selection and recycled. Love our Fort Drum Thrift Shop.

Call2Recycle
09/23/2019

Call2Recycle

When someone mentions @Hasbro, you probably think of plastic toys. However, Hasbro has redesigned its plastic packaging to reduce waste. Their ultimate goal is to stop using packaging altogether by 2022. @Vox reports more on the ambitious green goal by the famous toy company: http://bit.ly/2KQJ1ik

09/11/2019
Dont forget the free Sustainability expo today. Such important information. Here is just some of the great information a...
09/11/2019

Dont forget the free Sustainability expo today. Such important information. Here is just some of the great information available. Save $460.00 from your unit funds. Yes please.

Please share. Open to everyone. Are you a visitor on Fort Drum? Just sign in at the Main Gate Visitor's Center and come ...
09/05/2019

Please share. Open to everyone. Are you a visitor on Fort Drum? Just sign in at the Main Gate Visitor's Center and come see some amazing Green Sustainable products. Free admission, free food, and all kinds of vendors.

U.S. Army Fort Drum & 10th Mountain Division
08/25/2019

U.S. Army Fort Drum & 10th Mountain Division

If you're still making your weekend plans don't forget about the last session of the 10th Mountain Division Band's summer concert series this Sunday! And, before you head to LeRay Mansion, be sure to stop by the Crescent Woods Community Center for the North Country Spouses Club Open House.

Save the Date! Come learn about the DoD Sustainable Procurement Program (SPP) and your role!!! Visit over 25 vendors and...
08/12/2019

Save the Date! Come learn about the DoD Sustainable Procurement Program (SPP) and your role!!! Visit over 25 vendors and organizations featuring products and services that enhance and sustain mission readiness through cost-effective acquisition while achieving compliances and reducing resource consumption.

Free Event, Open to All, Free Food!!

U.S. Army Fort Drum & 10th Mountain Division
06/10/2019

U.S. Army Fort Drum & 10th Mountain Division

Tomorrow the 10th Mountain Division Band's Summer Concert series is kicking off at LeRay Mansion at 7 pm! Grab your blankets and camp chairs. Pack a picnic dinner and meet us on the lawn!

Please be aware that parking will not be available at the mansion. Follow the signs for parking at the Light Fighter School parking lot. Buses will transport all attendees to the concert and back again throughout the event!

Rain delay, rescheduled to next week. Please share.
06/03/2019

Rain delay, rescheduled to next week. Please share.

Please be aware that due to the forecast, tomorrow's 10th Mountain Division Band concert at LeRay Mansion has been rescheduled for June 11 at 7 pm. Help us spread the word so no one misses out on this great event!

Fort Drum FMWR
05/08/2019

Fort Drum FMWR

We still have some great equipment for sale. Hurry before it is gone.
Today is the last day.

Fort Drum Natural Resources
05/06/2019

Fort Drum Natural Resources

Make sure to mark your calendars!

Exchange
04/12/2019

Exchange

UPDATE.... the pallets are pretty much gone... the great ones went first... Thank you for sharing... we will always get more, So keep an eye out and help yourselves!!
......

Spring got you feeling crafty.... weโ€™ve got the pallets if youโ€™ve got the time!!

Fort Drum Recycles's cover photo
02/11/2019

Fort Drum Recycles's cover photo

For the latest up-to-date recycling information on Fort Drum please use the Fort Drum Recycle app on Google Play.  Also ...
02/11/2019

For the latest up-to-date recycling information on Fort Drum please use the Fort Drum Recycle app on Google Play. Also feel free to ask any questions here. We are happy to help.

Frugally Sustainable
01/21/2019

Frugally Sustainable

Fort Drum Area Events
01/12/2019

Fort Drum Area Events

"This is a FREE event ! Basically what you do is bring clothes you no longer want that are in good condition. No stains or tears please. You donate it to the Clothes Swap as you drop it off in a designated area and our helpful volunteers will sort thru it and put them out for others to take. Once you drop off your clothes you then go thru what we have available and take what you want. Usually the way it works is that if you bring a bag you fill the same bag you brought your clothes in. Hope to see everyone there !" Click here for more details:
facebook.com/groups/fortdrumclothesswap

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The free Fort Drum Recycling phone app is up and running. In your app store, just search for "Fort Drum Recycling" on any iPhone or Android devise and download it. All your questions about where to dispose/recycle items is right there at your fingertips. Military members can use the "Report a Problem" feature which is very helpful sending a DPW Service Request. YES! You can send a Service Request directly to the Fort Drum Service Center by using this app! Just tap the three circles at the bottom right hand corner and follow the directions...It's that easy! Download it today and use it for all your disposal/recycling/DPW Service Request needs.
Please be advised, the Fort Drum Transfer Site will be closed on 09 October 2018. Sorry for any inconvenience.
where exactly can you drop off the plastic bottles? (New York's Returnable Container Act)
Are one of the sites for disposing of bulk trash i have moving boxes and other house hold items i need to dispose of or does anyone know where i can