A complete trash and recycling pick-up schedule is mailed to each house on an annual basis and is also available online - Trash and Recycling Calendar.
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The Recycling Center is located at 57 Field Street in West Babylon and can be contacted at (631) 249-9346.
The hours of operation for the Recycling Center are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm but they are closed from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.
For safety's sake, please remove all doors from refrigerators and freezers.
YWZ 1 – South of Montauk Highway – Monday pick-upYWZ 2 – Between Montauk Highway and Sunrise Highway – Tuesday pick-upYWZ 3 – Between Sunrise Highway and Southern State Parkway – Wednesday pick-upYWZ 4 – Between Southern State Parkway and Long Island Avenue – Thursday pick-upYWZ 5 – North of Long Island Avenue or North of Long Island Railroad tracks – Friday Pick-up Click here for more information
When the bottles and cans symbol appears on your Trash and Recycling Calendar, EnCon will pick up glass, metal cans and plastics from your curbside in your blue recycling bin or clear plastic bags. EnCon cannot collect recycling material from any other type of receptacle.
When the newspaper symbol appears on your Trash and Recycling Calendar, EnCon will pick up properly wrapped newspapers from your curbside. Wrap newspapers in twine or put them into paper bags. Do not use plastic bags for holding newspapers. Magazines, junk mail, cardboard boxes and telephone books will be picked up along with newspapers. These items should be bundled and tied. Please put out newspapers regardless of the weather. Pizza and cereal boxes are not recyclable. Please dispose of pizza and cereal boxes with your normal household garbage. Do not use your recycling can or garbage pails to put your newspapers out. These items can also be brought to the recycling center at 51 Field Street in West Babylon between the hours of 8:00 am and 2:30 pm, Monday through Friday.
For further information please call (631) 249-9346 or (631) 422-7694.
Specific recycling information is available in Trash and Recycling Calendar. Limited construction debris, up to two items, is available for pickup on your Thursday or Friday garbage day. However, building material from major renovations cannot be taken. The Residential Recycling Center (631) 249-9346 or the Sanitation Department (631) 422-7694 can be contacted in the case that you need to dispose of an item and are not sure how to.
Styrofoam is not listed among the specific items that EnCon will pick up with other recyclables. Newspapers, magazines, phone books, and cardboard boxes are available for pickup together on certain weeks, while glass, cans, and plastic are available for pickup on the other weeks. Please reference the Trash and Recycling Calendar.
Trash should be placed at the curb the evening before your scheduled trash pick up. Do not put material out prior to 1:00 pm the day before your scheduled trash collection day and only put out the material to be collected at the curb. Please reference the Trash and Recycling Calendar.
If there is a question as to size or an unusual item, call EnCon, the Town's trash contractor, at (631) 491-3200.