ALL RECYCLING AND REFUSE MUST BE PLACED AT THE CURB BEFORE 6:30 A.M. THE DAY OF PICK UP, BUT NOT PRIOR TO SUNSET ON THE DAY PRECEDING COLLECTION.
EMPTY CONTAINERS SHOULD BE REMOVED PROMPTLY AFTER PICK UP.
THERE IS NO BULK PICK UP DURING HOLIDAY WEEKS.

If you have any questions, please call The Department of Public Works at 516-326-6320/6321.

Normal Pickup Schedule
(Differs Slightly on Holidays)
Pickup Types –
See below for details
Click here for Refuse Chart
MONDAY
District I
Section A
PINK
CLICK HERE FOR CALENDAR
TUESDAY
District II
Section B
GREEN
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FOR CALENDAR
THURSDAY
District I
Section B
BLUE
CLICK HERE FOR CALENDAR
FRIDAY
District II
Section A
GOLD
CLICK HERE
FOR CALENDAR
G=Regular Pickup    Monday
Thursday
Tuesday
Friday
Monday
Thursday
Tuesday
Friday
R=Blue Box Recycling  

        Glass Bottles and Jars

        Aluminum and Metal Containers

        Newspapers

        Plastic Bottles & Jars

Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday
Y=Yard Waste
Thursday Friday Monday Tuesday
S=Rubbish/Special Pickup
Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday
F=Freon Appliances
Every 3rd Wednesday Every 3rd Wednesday Every 3rd Wednesday Every 3rd Wednesday
E=Electronic Waste
refuse chart 2017 
Every 1st Wednesday
Except Holidays
Every 1st Wednesday
Except Holidays
Every 1st Wednesday
Except Holidays
Every 1st Wednesday
Except Holidays
T=Tires
No Pickup No Pickup No Pickup No Pickup
H=Hazardous Waste Days
No Pickup No Pickup No Pickup No Pickup

Regular Pickup

  1. Household garbage, broken glass, mirrors, china, pizza boxes
  2. Small wood furniture (e.g. chairs, small cabinets, etc.)
  3. Wooden storm windows and wooden doors (cut to 4 feet) limit 4 pieces
  1. Contaminated recyclables
  2. Any styrofoam
  3. All light bulbs

 

Everything must be in an approved container no larger than 35 gallons or bundled not to exceed 60 lbs. each.  INFECTIOUS OR MEDICAL WASTE MAY NOT BE PUT OUT FOR COLLECTION

Blue Box Recyclables      Place Blue Box at the Curb before 6:30 a.m.   Do Not Use Plastic Bags to Hold Recyclables

Glass Bottles & Jars
Acceptable Items: Unacceptable Items:
  • Rinse food and product from bottles and jars.
  • Labels do not have to be removed but the glass MUST be free of food residue.
  • Light Bulbs
  • Window Glass
  • Mirrors
  • Broken Glass, Dishes, etc.
 
Aluminum and Metal Containers
Acceptable Items: Unacceptable Items:
  • Rinse food from cans, aluminum foil and pans.
  • Aerosol cans
  • Heavily-soiled containers
  • Paint cans, cooking oil and propane tanks – cannot be dropped off at DPW garage – must call your local S.T.O.P. Program for pick up details.
 
Newspapers & Cardboard
Must be tied.
Cardboard must be flattened and tied
Do not use plastic bags to hold newspapers
Acceptable Items: Unacceptable Items:
  • Newspapers including shiny inserts
  • White paper
  • Regular mail
  • All other recyclable paper
  • Cardboard including cereal boxes with waxed insert bag removed 
  • Corrugated cartons (must be flat and tied)
  • Telephone books
  • Magazines
  • Paper grocery bags
  • Soft & hard covered books
  • Shredded paper in a paper bag or corrugated carton
  • Shoe boxes
  • Plastic-coated paper
  • Window envelopes
  • Carbon paper
  • Blueprints
  • Adhesive-backed note paper
 
Plastic Bottles & Jars
Acceptable Items: Unacceptable Items:
  • Rinse food and product from all containers
  • Discard any caps
  • Crush container where possible
  • Plastics marked #1 PET
  • Plastics marked #2 HDPE
  • Plastics marked #3 PVC
    [Bottom of Plastic Container shows the number in a triangle]
  • Motor oil plastic cans
  • Any styrofoam
  • Plastics marked #4, #5, #6 or #7
Yard Waste
Please note that landscaping services are required to remove all grass clippings and leaves on their own vehicles.
All landscapers/gardeners must possess a permit to operate in Floral Park.          NOTE: It is illegal to rake leaves into the street

Acceptable Items: Unacceptable Items:
In clear plastic bags or in covered garbage containers boldly marked YARD WASTE, place:

  • Grass Clippings
  • Leaves
  • Small Twigs
  • Branches – Bundled & tied and not to exceed four feet (4′) in length
    Loose Logs
  • Wood Branches
  • Dirt should be composted or used in garden.
  • We recommend mower mulching blades.
  • Dark brown bags may not be used unless clearly marked.
Rubbish/Special Pickup
Must Not Be Placed At Curb Before Sundown Of Previous Day.
Limit 2 pieces of the following: 

  1. Appliances (e.g.. stoves, washers, dryers, humidifiers, etc.)
  2. Mattresses and box springs
  3. Bundled wood, no more than 4 foot in length, nails removed or bent
  4. Any metal item (e.g. hangers, blinds, pots/pans)
  5. Large bulky furniture (e.g. sofas, recliners, upholstered chairs, convertible furniture, etc.)
  6. Small automotive parts
  7. Power equipment with ALL gas removed (e.g. lawn mowers, snow blowers, small engines, etc.)
  8. Metal doors and windows, cut in half
9.    Hot water heaters
10.  Steel cabinets
11.  Sheetrock, plaster, concrete, sand etc. in  appropriate            container or bundled.   No more than two 35 gallon                containers or bagged rubbish per pickup.
12.  Plumbing fixtures (e.g. sinks, toilets, broken-up tubs,            pipes (4 foot maximum)
13.  Bicycles
14.  Shower doors
15.  Rugs and padding (rolled and tied) cut in 4′ lengths.                Limit 6 rolls.
16.  Fire extinguishers (non-chemical)
Freon Appliances
Due to EPA regulations regarding Freon, pick up will only be the third Wednesday of the month.
Call the Department of Public Works at 326-6320 to schedule a pick up..

Acceptable items:
  1. Air conditioners
  2. Refrigerators
  3. Freezers
  4. Dehumidifiers
  5. Water coolers
      E-Waste Program
Pick up will be the first Wednesday of the month.  Call the Department of Public Works at 326-6320 to schedule a pick up.
NO KITCHEN APPLIANCES, FREON UNITS, WASHERS, DRYERS, BLOW DRYERS, ELECTRIC RAZORS, OR MICROWAVES.
WE CAN ACCEPT ANYTHING THAT PLUGS IN OR REQUIRES A CHARGER.  ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT ONLY.

Acceptable Drop-off Items:
  1. Amplifiers                                                                                 
  2. Batteries                                                                                        
  3. Cables
  4. Cameras
  5. CD-ROM
  6. Computers & Mice
  7. Copiers
  8. CRT Monitors
  9. DVD Players
  10. Digital Cameras
  11. Fax Machines
  12. Floppy Drives
  13. Games Systems
  14. Hard Drives
  15. Holiday Lights
16.  Keyboards
17.  Laptops
18.  LCD Monitors
19.  Network Equipment 
20.  Power Supplies
21.  Printers
22.  Routers
23.  Scanners
24.  Servers
25.  Speakers
26.  Switches
27.  Telecom
28.  Televisions
29.  VHS Tapes
30.  Wireless Equipment
Tires 
There is no village pickup of tires.  However, Firestone on Jericho Turnpike has agreed to take them for a small charge, or take to the Town of Hempstead on scheduled hazardous waste days.
Hazardous Waste  
The Town of Hempstead will collect hazardous waste approximately 10 times per year at selected locations.  Please call (516) 378-2200 for information and dates.

Acceptable Items:
  1. Aerosol cans
  2. Ammonia
  3. Anti-freeze
  4. Asbestos
  5. Bleach
  6. Bug and rodent killers (especially pesticides which have been banned or restricted)
  7. Car batteries
  8. Chemistry sets
  9. Degreasers
  10. Disinfectants
  11. Drain cleaners
  12. Fertilizers with herbicides
  13. Flammable liquids (fire starter)
  14. Household batteries (dry cell)
  1. Kerosene
  2. Lacquer
  3. Latex and oil-based paint
  4. Oven cleaner
  5. Paint stripper
  6. Paint thinner & brush cleaner
  7. Photography chemicals
  8. Polishes & wood preservatives
  9. Solvents
  10. Smoke alarms
  11. Spot removers
  12. Swimming pool chemicals
  13. Tires (car)
  14. Varnish
  15. Waste oil
  16. Weed killer
Unacceptable Items:
  1. Ammunition
  2. Explosives
  3. Fireworks
  4. Infectious or medical waste
  1. Propane tanks
  2. Radioactive materials
  3. Unlabeled materials
  4. “Weed-B-Gone” or Silvex (2,4,5-T)