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Saratoga Recycles Day is Oct. 1 and Paint Collection Day on Oct. 2

Photo provided. Photo by Scott Bergmann Photography. Photo provided. Photo by Scott Bergmann Photography.

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Sustainable Saratoga will hold their 6th annual Saratoga Recycles Day on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. – noon, in the SPAC overflow parking lot on the west side of Route 50. And, for the first time, there will also be a separate Paint Collection Day in the same location on Oct. 2, from 12 noon – 3 p.m. 

Anyone can participate: There are no residency requirements for this event. Cost is $5 per household vehicle fee, plus $30 per TV or monitor. Cash or check accepted.

On Recycles Day, Sustainable Saratoga will accept clothing & textiles (any condition), scrap metal, eyeglasses, hearing aids, adult bikes, 20 and 24-inch mountain bikes, musical instruments, backpacks, cell phones with chargers, camping gear, and more. eLot will collect appliances and electronics (including TVs). There will be an additional $30 fee per TV or monitor.  And Youth2 will give out bamboo reusable towels to the first 100 cars. Paint will not be accepted on Oct. 1. 

On Paint Collection Day, Sustainable Saratoga and our partner, Green Sheen, will accept interior and exterior household paint, deck coatings, stains, shellacs, sealers, urethanes, waterproofing sealers, metal coatings, field, and lawn paints. No aerosols. Containers should not be empty or leaking. No other items will be accepted on Oct. 2.

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