Sanitation District No. 6
Town of Hempstead
District Collection Schedule:
West Hempstead Residents
Garbage must be placed in standard type garbage containers with handles and tight-ﬁtting lids. Covers CANNOT be attached to the can.
THREE DAYS PER WEEK:
Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday
Please respect your neighbors and community. DO NOT place your garbage out at curbside before 7:00 PM the night before your scheduled collection day.
CONTAINERS ARE NOT TO EXCEED 75 LBS.
When full, plastic bags may be used, however, they must be tied and not over ﬁlled so they do not tear.
Special Pick Up:
One day per week - Wednesday
• Bicycles • Lawn furniture • Tires • Empty paint cans • Other small metal items• Rugs • Padding• Wood with nails removed must be cut, tied & bundled not to exceed 75 lbs. and 4 feet in length
For special pick up of bulk , electronic or “E-WASTE” items please call:
(516) 481-7110 Ext. #5 to arrange for a pick up for all items of:
Refrigerators (Doors Removed) • Stove • Washer • Dryer • Hot water heater • Fuel oil tank (drained, cut in half & cleaned) • Couches • Air Conditioners • Furniture Sofa Beds (need to be tied & secured) • Televisions • Computers • Monitors • Microwaves • DVD Players
Additional District Regulations: Require all Mattresses, Box Springs and Bedding to be wrapped in plastic or placed in mattress bags before placing curbside. please call to arrange a special pickup.
Yard Waste Pick Up:
One day per week - Friday
• Yard waste • Grass and hedge clippings • Leaves and branches should be bundled & tied 4 feet in length
One day per week - Tuesday
Cans • Clear and colored glass • Newspapers and magazines should be bundled & tied or placed in paper bag.
*PLEASE DO NOT USE PLASTIC BAGS FOR RECYCLING
Please follow these simple steps to avoid injuries! Do not overload your cans.
Can size should not exceed 45 gal. in size and 75 lbs. in weight • Cans should have a tight ﬁtting cover. Plastic bags should be securely tied.
DO NOT PLACE BROKEN GLASS OR SHARP OBJECTS IN PLASTIC BAGS!
REMOVE NAILS FROM WOOD • DISPOSE OF ALL PESTICIDES AND HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS PROPERLY
For more information call the S.T.O.P . (Stop Throwing Out Pollutants) Program at (516) 378-4210
THERE WILL BE NO COLLECTION OF GARBAGE OR RECYCLING ON THE FOLLOWING HOLIDAYS: • NEW YEAR’S DAY • MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY • PRESIDENTS’ DAY • MEMORIAL DAY • INDEPENDENCE DAY • LABOR DAY • COLUMBUS DAY • ELECTION DAY • VETERANS’ DAY • THANKSGIVING DAY • CHRISTMAS DAY
Containers must not exceed 45 gallon capacity and they may NOT have attached lids. These containers pose a serious threat or injury to our employees while being dumped. These containers were designed for automated collection systems NOT for manual collection. We are sorry for any inconvenience you may have incurred; however, the safety of our workers must come ﬁrst.
Please DO NOT place any refuse at the curb on these days! Put refuse out on your next regular collection day.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION!