Garbage / Recycling / Hazardous Waste and Electronics

Garbage pickup is handled by the Rockland County Solid Waste Management Authority. All compaints are to be directed to the Authoridy at (845) 753-2200. 

Garbage Removal:

  • Garbage is picked up two days a week. For street listing and days that your garbage is picked-up, CLICK HERE
  • Bulk trash is picked up on your second garbage day. All bulk trash must be at the curbside.
  • The first day of pick up is for household garbage. The second day is for Household garbage and bulk trash.


  • Recycling is picked up CURBSIDE every Wednesday.  Recycling must be curbside by 6:00am to insure pick up. CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS.

Acceptable Paper Recyclables:

  • Office, Notebook and Construction paper, ledger and envelope of all colors
  • Computer, Fax and Photo Copy Paper of all colors
  • Newspaper and Inserts
  • Glossy Magazines and catalogs
  • Soft Covered workbooks, telephone books and paperback books
  • smooth cardboard and corrugated cardboard
  • Brown Grocery Bags and kraft paper

Unacceptable Paper Items:

  • Paper soiled with grease, paint, etc.
  • Wax-coated paper
  • paper cups
  • Tissues, napkins and paper towels
  • Paper items with layers or plastic or foil
  • Hard covered books (remove covers and recycle inside)

Acceptable Container Recyclables:

  • Green, clear and brown glass bottles and jars
  • Aluminum cans
  • Aluminum Foil and disposable aluminum products
  • Metal cans and aerosol cans
  • Plastic containers with a recycling code 1-7
  • Milk and Juice cartons
  • Juice boxes

Unacceptable Container Items:

  • Pots, pans, bowls, utensils & other cookware
  • Ceramic and china dinnerware
  • Plastics buckets, tubs, garden planters, baskets and recycling bins
  • Containers that held hazardous material (oil, antifreeze, pool and yard chemical, spackle, paint, etc.)
  • Plastic Bags
  • Styrofoam
  • Light Bulbs
  • Metal/Plastic Hangers
  • Appliances
  • Textiles
  • Toys

Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection:

  • Hazardous waste and electronics may be dropped off at the Rockland Solid Waste Authority at Fire Training Center in Pomona.
  • For schedule of collection days call 845-364-2444.

Acceptable Hazardous Waste:

  • Oil and latex paint and paint products
  • Pesticides, herbicides and fungicides
  • Household cleaners
  • Pool chemicals
  • Driveway sealers
  • 20 lb BBQ propane tanks
  • Motor oil and oil filters
  • Antifreeze
  • Computer, televisions electronic equipment

Unacceptable Waste:

  • Empty containers
  • Tires
  • Compressed gas tanks (i.e. oxygen, acetylene tanks)
  • Construction material
  • Medical, biological or pharmaceutical waste
  • Microwaves, air conditioners, kitchen appliances, hand tools and vacuum cleaners


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