The S.T.O.P. (Stop Throwing Out Pollutants) Program is designed to provide area residents with a safe, environmentally sound method to dispose of the many hazardous materials found in the average home.
that can be disposed of through the S.T.O.P.
Asbestos (double bagged)
Bug & Rodent killers
Flammable Liquids (fire starter)
Latex & Oil-Based Paint
Paint Thinner & Brush Cleaner
Polishes & Wood Preservatives
Swimming Pool Chemicals
Tires (car - off rims)
S.T.O.P. Program is administered directly by the Town of
Hempstead, and residents must bring their waste items to
the designated drop-off locations. Details on the
program, and the 2009 collection schedule can be viewed
at the Town’s Website: