Collection

The following regulations are necessary for the efficient operation of our district

  • Regular truck route in your area will pick up garbage on every second working day on an alternate weekly schedule. Monday, Wednesday and Friday followed by Tuesday and Thursday the next week.
  • On collection days, dogs must be kept under restraint so as not to interfere with the collection process.
  • On collection days fences and/or barriers extending around the garbage area should be unlocked allowing access to the collectors.

INFORMATION ON CONTAINERS

  • All garbage must be stored in the regular 45 gallon or smaller light weight garbage cans with proper covers, weight not to exceed 75 lbs. Containers in excess of 45 gallons will not be collected.
  • Heavy rubbish or grass clippings should not be mixed with garbage.

In-ground Garbage

The use of in-ground garbage receptacles is prohibited.

Heavy Rubbish or Grass

Heavy rubbish or grass clippings should not be mixed with garbage.

Other Waste

Vacuum cleaner waste, dog excretions, dog hair, cat litter and saw dust must be contained in plastic and/or paper bags.

RUBBISH

  • All Rubbish should be placed at the curb the night before your request is scheduled to be picked up.
  • All tree branches, hedges, bush clippings, carpet, etc. must be tied with cord into bundles not longer than four feet by two feet in diameter.
  • Grass cuttings and leaves must be placed heavy plastic bags, but not in cardboard boxes.
  • Heavy loads of rubbish such as: furniture, appliances, metal, etc. will be collected by special truck upon telephone 516-239-5600 or email Sanit1bulk@gmail.com , request to the district.

These regulations are required to protect the health of the community and the safety of our employees so that the high quality of our service may be maintained. Violation of these regulations may result in non-collection of your garbage and rubbish.

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF SANITARY DISTRICT NO. 1 BAY BOULEVARD, LAWRENCE, NEW YORK

Recycling

Please place plastics, aluminum and paper in your recycling bin or clear plastic bags. Cardboard boxes should be collapsed and tied or placed inside a bigger box. Glass should not be placed with recycling.