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Dryden Rotary Club to Host ReUse Drop Off Event

The Rotary Club of Dryden will be at the Dryden Highway Department (61 East Main Street, Dryden, NY 13053) on Saturday, September 12th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM to accept donations of reusable items and materials to donate to Finger Lakes ReUse.

Acceptable Donations:

  • Furniture
  • Building Materials
  • Housewares
  • Appliances
  • Electronics
  • CDs, DVDs and VHS
  • Books
  • Desktop and Laptop Computers
  • Clothing, Shoes and Accessories

All donated items must be complete, clean and in usable condition. ReUse reserves the right to turn away any donation that has the potential to pose a health risk to its volunteers, customers, or staff. To see a more detailed list of items Finger Lakes ReUse accepts or to print a tax deductible receipt at home, visit

This event will occur concurrently with the weekly weekly Food Scraps Drop Spot operated by Tompkins Recycling and Materials Management – community members are welcome to bring both items reusable and compostable to the Dryden Highway Department between 9 am and 12 pm on Saturday, September 12th.  

This event is supported by the Town of Dryden and the Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management. 

Donations to Finger Lakes ReUse, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, may be tax deductible and receipts will be available. 

About Rotary Club of Dryden

The Rotary Club of Dryden, New York has been chartered since 2016. To learn more about their efforts, programs, and membership, please visit

About Finger Lakes ReUse

Finger Lakes ReUse is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization operating four locations open daily to the public in an effort to expand the reuse of materials, provide job training opportunities, create living-wage jobs; improve the local standard of living, and teach repair and reuse skills. In the course of achieving these goals, ReUse builds community, strengthens the local economy, and protects the environment by redirecting materials away from landfills and into productive reuse. For more information, visit

About  Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management 

The mission of the Department of Recycling and Materials Management is to develop and implement a sustainable materials management strategy for Tompkins County. With a focus on the state’s solid waste management hierarchy, this approach utilizes and prioritizes environmentally sound, cost-effective, socially responsible, and safe practices. This is accomplished through coordinated administrative, operational, and educational programs that maximize diversion with the 4R’s (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rebuy) as a focal point. For more information, visit

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