Properly labeled household chemicals, including:
Most Automotive Fluids – antifreeze, brake fluid, gasoline
Flammable Liquids – kerosene, butane, charcoal fluid, turpentine
Metal, Jewelry & Furniture Polishes, Wood Preservatives
Pesticides, Insecticides, Herbicides
Photography & Swimming Pool Chemicals
Other items, including:
Fluorescent Light Bulbs & CFLs*
Propane Tanks* (2, 5, 10 & 20 lbs.)
Batteries* – Auto, Non-rechargeable, Rechargeable & Button Cell (Alkaline and carbon-zinc batteries can also be safely discarded with the household trash.)
Car Tires* (maximum 10)
Mercury Thermometers and Thermostats*
Electronic Waste*– computer monitors, towers, peripherals, printers, TVs, faxes, radios, stereos, speakers
Appliances with Freon* – freezers, refrigerators, dehumidifiers, air conditioners
Expired or Unused Pharmaceuticals - prescription, over the counter, veterinary medication; keep drugs in their original containers
*Year-round disposal options are available. Call (914) 813-5425 for more information.
Paint – Oil & Latex – harden paint and put it out with the trash. (Note: Rye Brook, Yorktown, and White Plains residents should put out hardened paint on bulk pick-up days.) A product called Waste Paint Hardener can be used to harden a gallon of latex paint in minutes; to harden oil based paint, add absorbent material, such as kitty litter
Motor Oil – take to a service station or motor oil retail outlet
Compressed Gas Cylinders – helium and oxygen tanks
Smoke & Fire Detectors – dispose of in trash
Explosives – flares, fireworks, ammunition
Medical Waste – hypodermic needles, syringes, lancets
Materials from Businesses, Schools & Institutions
Cell Phones, Phones, or Plastic Bags
For disposal information about these items, call the Recycling HelpLine at 2-1-1.
The Mobile Shredder will be available for residents only.
Bring your personal papers to be shredded on the spot, at no charge.
Each resident may bring up to four file boxes, approximately 10” by 12” by 15” in size.