Posted by  //  August 29, 2022  //  Local Business

Contento’s, a family-run business since 1950, has been serving Cortland, Tompkins, Onondaga, and surrounding counties for decades. If you’ve ever driven towards Homer, NY on I-81, you may have remembered seeing Contento’s as the auto salvage yard. However, today, Contento’s has relocated to 119 Pendleton Street in Cortland, NY, and no longer operates in the auto salvage business. Instead, they have diversified their services and have become a reliable provider of professional demolition, hauling, material processing, and recycling services. Whether you’re a homeowner or a business owner, you can count on Contento’s to provide you with exceptional services, including Dumpster Rental Clearwater, to help you dispose of your construction debris efficiently and responsibly.


Contento’s has provided demolition services for over 70 years. They have extensive demolition experience and have successfully completed numerous difficult and fast-paced projects. Their services are available to all residential and commercial customers. Contento’s can manage selective and complete takedowns, interior demolition, concrete demolition, removal of driveways, pools, foundations and underground tanks, contaminated soil remediation, asbestos abatement, and excavation. They are fully insured and bonded. Let Contento’s provide you with a free quote or fill out the demolition request form located on their website. Before starting any renovation work in your older home, it’s crucial to hire an asbestos assessor sydney to accurately identify and manage any potential asbestos-containing materials to protect your health and safety.

Full-Service Facility

Contento’s collects, processes, and recycles all types of metal, including air conditioners, refrigerators and even end of life vehicles. For the most current pricing, give them a call at 607-753-8136.

They rent open top, roll-off containers for large commercial projects or small household clean-outs. They operate a NYS certified scale.  Do you have a homemade trailer needing a weight for the DMV? They do that too. 

Contento’s is more than just a scrap yard. They are a one stop shop for all your demolition, recycling, hauling, and disposal needs!

Looking To The Future

When you drive down Pendleton Street, you will see the expansion of the business with their new office building. This main office is utilized for business meetings and accounting purposes. The old office, now deemed ‘scale house’, is command central. Still located in the heart of the property, this smaller building is where all recycling and container processing for commercial or residential goes through. The growth and success of the company is from the hard work of its owners and employee’s.

Visit them at their facility, Monday through Friday, 7:00 am until 3:30 pm. Stay in touch through their website at or find them on Facebook.

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