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2017 Holiday Weeks - Sanitation Schedule & Regulations

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Solid Waste (Regular Trash Containers)

SOLID WASTE INCLUDES:

         Food Waste

         Soiled and unsalvageable paper products

         Waxed cartons and packages (those used for beverages and frozen foods)

         Plastic toys

         Utensils and tableware

         Discarded clothing

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DOES NOT INCLUDE:

         Broken glass

         Concrete

         Construction debris

         Propane tanks

         Hazardous materials (paints, solvents, car batteries, rechargeable batteries - which may be disposed of through the Town of Hempstead's S.T.O.P program - call 378-2200)

Solid waste should be places in metal or plastic containers with handles, non-attached covers, and no holes or tears, or in sealed black plastic bags.

**Limit of 50 pounds per filled container or tied bundle**

Please note: The Sanitation Department can not accept used medical needles. Used medical needles must be discarded at The Department of Health, any local hospital or nursing home. Do not discard used needles in household refuse.

 

BULK ITEMS

*Wednesday pickup*

 

**Call 678-9216 before Noon on Tuesday for Wednesday pick-up of waste items too large for insertion into trash containers. Please indicate if you have metal items or live on a dead end. **

During Holiday Weeks there is no bulk pickup or paper recycling on Wednesday. Please see the annual sanitation calendar for details.

BULK ITEMS INCLUDE:

         Branches and wood debris in bundles (NO more than 4 feet in length, NO more than 50 pounds)

         Furniture

         Mattresses **Please place mattresses in completely sealed bedbug proof encasement bags or heavy duty plastics bags to prevent the spread of bedbugs in our community**

         Rugs

         Household Appliances (dishwashers, refrigerators (with doors off), stoves)