Garbage

The Village has curbside pickup as of April 1, 2022. Garbage containers are to be placed near or at curbside adjacent to or on the driveway. Each street has two (2) designated “garbage” days of the week.  Garbage must be out on the scheduled pickup day no later than 6 a.m. and visible. Garbage must be placed in closed bags in containers with covers, containers are not to exceed 65 gallons in size nor exceed 60 pounds in total weigh per container.  Maximum of three (3) containers per household with Village approved stickers.  Extra coded stickers available for annual fee at Village Hall.

GARBAGE: The term “garbage” shall be held to mean normal and usual kitchen and household waste, primarily perishable or disposable items such as leftover food matter, food packaging and wrappers; and paper towels. However, notwithstanding any other provision, the term “GARBAGE” SHALL NOT INCLUDE ANY DESIGNATED RECYCLABLE ITEM.

Trash

Trash (bulk items) are picked up on the second day pickup with your regular garbage and must also be placed at the curb.

TRASH: The term “TRASH” shall be held to mean the following: Any item of solid waste not encompassed within the definition herein of garbage, which is non-toxic and includes any worthless or discarded objects that you plan to throw out.  Said items include discardable household items of a durable nature; garden, yard, and lawn waste such as grass clippings, leaves and tree branches; ashes and other refuse resulting from the burning of wood and/or coal for heating purposes.

The carter will take the following “trash” on the second (2nd) garbage day of the week placed curbside by 6:00AM:

  • Mattress/box spring
  • Washers/dryers
  • Pool heaters
  • Hot water tanks
  • Wall ovens
  • Furniture
  • Christmas trees
  • Dishwashers
  • Lawn mowers
  • Snow blowers
  • Window air-conditioners
  • Trampoline
  • Mirrors (must be taped up)
  • Refrigerators and freezers (doors and freon must be removed)
  • Gym equipment (broken down and manageable)
  • Carpet (cut up into 4 feet in length, bundled and tied)
  • Tires (car tires will only be picked up if you obtain a disposal sticker from Village Hall at a fee of $5.00 each tire. When purchasing new tires, you should leave old ones with the dealer to avoid this expense)

The carter will NOT accept any of the following trash:

Materials left over from home improvements and remodeling projects and/or refuse from demolished or newly constructed buildings are not considered trash!

Please make arrangements with your contractor to remove these materials or make private arrangements with the Carter to remove any of the items listed below. When you call them to make arrangements, they will give you a price before they take anything, 845-353-5678, or you can take them to the Town dump in Hillburn. For hours, directions, or a phone number see below.

  • Bathtubs
  • Toilets
  • Cabinets
  • Shower doors
  • Windows
  • Lumber
  • Sinks
  • Concrete
  • Sheet rock
  • Decking
  • Paneling
  • Railroad ties
  • Water softeners
  • Insulation pipes
  • Built-in appliances
  • Heating units
  • Household improvement items
  • Cast iron boilers
  • Rocks
  • Stones
  • Brick
  • Construction materials
  • Empty paint cans (Fire Training Center)

If you place items curbside and the carter does not pick them up, there is a very good possibility it is something they do not take.  Call Village Hall at 845-368-2211 or Carlo Minuto Carting at 845-353-5678 if a bulk item is not listed.

Recyclables

Recycling collection is every Wednesday.  Place bins curbside the night before collection or by 6:00AM. Bring bins in immediately after collection. THIS IS A MANDATORY PROGRAM, PLEASE COOPERATE.

  • BLUE SQUARE BIN– Newspapers & inserts, file folders, office paper, paper bags, notebook paper, construction paper, soft cover workbooks, envelopes, greeting cards, telephone books, paperback books, magazines, junk mail, cereal boxes, egg cartons, drink holders. Corrugated boxes must be broken down flat and tied together with string.

 

  • ROUND GREEN BIN – plastic bottles, jugs, laundry baskets, yogurt cups, kitchen &  laundry containers, 5-gallon pails, glass bottles & jars, aluminum & steel, cans & foils, cartons (milk, juice & food)

 

Tips for Great Recycling:

  • Place shredded paper in paper bags
  • Cardboard is flattened & broken down
  • All containers should be emptied & rinsed
  • Please do not place recyclables in bags

 

No plastic bags, no disposable items, no hazardous & electronic waste, no sharps waste

 

Yard Debris, Leaves and Tree Branches

Pick up is every TUESDAY.  Place curbside the night before collection or by 6:00AM.

  • TREE BRANCHES – No larger than 4 in. in diameter and 4 ft or less in length, tied and bundled, yard debris/grass clippings (placed in brown recyclable brown bags, leaves (placed in brown biodegradable bags)

 

Household Hazardous Waste & Electronic Collection

WHERE
Fire Training Center in Pomona, 845-364-2444
Operating Schedule is Monday – Friday from 8:00AM to 1:00PM

WHAT YOU CAN BRING
Oil and latex paint (all paint products), Household cleaners, pool chemicals, 20 lbs. BBQ propane tanks, antifreeze, electronics (computers, monitors, laptops, televisions, printers, VCR’s, radios, telephones), pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, driveway sealers, motor oil and oil filters, light bulbs (compact & fluorescent), batteries (household, car), small freon appliances (air conditioners, small refrigerators, water coolers, dehumidifiers), medications

WHAT YOU CAN NOT BRING
Empty containers, Sharps containers, tires, compressed gas tanks (oxygen tanks, acetylene tanks), construction material, medical biological or pharmaceutical waste, appliances (washers, dryers, dishwashers, large refrigerators or freezers, microwave ovens, toaster ovens)

For more information visit the Rockland County Solid Waste Management Authority website.

 

Town of Ramapo Dump

WHERE:            Transfer Station                                                           (845) 753-2200

50 Baler Boulevard

Hillburn, NY                                                                 

 

 

HOURS:           Monday thru Friday 6:30 AM to 4:30 PM                       except Holidays

Saturday 6:30 AM to 12:00 PM

 

Directions:  Take Route 59 west towards Suffern (on your way to Sloatsburg), just past Design Air Heating & Air Conditioning in Hillburn, make a right onto Torne Valley Road, go past the Torne Valley Sports Complex, Weigh Station is ahead on the right.

 

Composting

  • You can compost leaves, grass and food scraps (except meat and dairy products).
  • Easy to assemble and easy to use.
  • Has a locking lid and secures to the ground for rodent resistance.
  • Made with 50% recycled plastic.
  • Aesthetic appearance.
  • Distribution will accompany a hands-on educational component.
  • For a composting bin at cost contact Rockland Green or visit their website at www.rocklandgreen.com

 

If you are interested or want more information, call Rockland Green at 845-753-2200

If you place items curbside and the carter does not pick them up, there is a very good possibility it is something they do not take. Call Village Hall at 845-368-2211 OR Carlo Minuto Carting at 845-353-5678 if a bulk item is not listed.
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