Town of
Otsego County, NY

Recycling in the Town of Hartwick

The Town of Hartwick offers residents the FREE use of recycling dumpsters for fiber material (paper and cardboard, etc), and mixed containers (plastic, glass and tin, etc). Addiitionally, there is a scrap metal dumspster available (see below). 

The recycling dumpsters are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and are emptied several times a week since they fill up quickly.  The Hartwick recycling station is the third busiest station in Otsego County.  More information on the recycling dumpsters and what is or is not accepted can be found at this link:




The scrap metal dumpster is located inside the fenced area behind the Town Hall on County Highway 11 and is available during the normal operating hours of the Highway Department as indicated below:


Summer Hours:  M-Th       6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Winter Hours: M-Fri           6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.



Questions regarding the recycling bins may be directed to the Town Clerk's Office at 607-293-8123.

Hartwick Recycling Tips (DOCX - 5.0 MB)

Four pictures of acceptable and non-acceptable recyclables in the Hartwick recycling bins. 

Many items should be there but some should not. 

Can you find the ones that don't belong? 

Scrap Metal Recycling (DOC - 23.0 KB)