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Posted on: May 27, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Summer Collection Hours Begin May 31

The Department of Public Works begins their summer collection schedule on Tuesday, May 31. All garbage, recycling and bulk items must be placed at the curbside for pickup by 6:00 AM on the scheduled day of collection. This policy is in effect from Memorial Day through Labor Day week. 

Next week will follow a holiday pickup schedule for sanitation, recycling and yard waste. Please note that there will be no bulk trash pickup as it is a holiday week.

MONDAY- HOLIDAY- No Garbage/Yard waste pickup. (Yard waste rescheduled to Friday)

TUESDAY- Garbage North

WEDNESDAY- Garbage South

THURSDAY- Garbage/Paper North

FRIDAY- Garbage/Paper South; Yard Waste Collection (North side of Quaker Ridge Road to Scarsdale border)

REMINDER: plastic bags cannot be used for recycling. Instead, put commingled, paper and cardboard recycling inside covered containers up to 32 gallons and place at the curb on the appropriate pickup day. The City will not pick up recycling placed in ANY plastic bags – even plastic bags advertised as recyclable or biodegradable are prohibited.  Cardboard boxes should not be placed loose at the curb but can be flattened and tied with twine or placed in 32 gallon containers.

For further information please refer to the 2022 Refuse Collection Schedule at; where you can also sign up for a customized collection schedule specific to your address. 

Leaf Blower reminder: Gas-powered leaf blowers cannot be used May 1 through September 30.


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