How do I dispose of newspapers, phone books, magazines and cardboard boxes?

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.

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1. Where is the Town's Recycling Center?
2. What is the trash and recycling pick-up schedule?
3. What is the earliest time trash pick-up service can begin?
4. What items are considered "White Goods"?
5. How can I schedule a special pick up of White Goods?
6. How do I dispose of yard waste?
7. What day is my yard waste collected?
8. How do I dispose of glass, cans and plastic?
9. How do I dispose of newspapers, phone books, magazines and cardboard boxes?
10. What items can I drop off at the Residential Recycling Center?
11. Where can I dispose of oil from my car?
12. How do I dispose of my Christmas tree?
13. How do I dispose of paint?
14. How do I dispose of light residential construction debris?
15. When did the Town of Babylon start its recycling program?
16. Is styrofoam recyclable?
17. How do I dispose of concrete?
18. Can I retrieve an item thrown out by accident from the recycling truck?
19. When should trash be placed on the curb?
20. Does the Town provide recycling bins?
21. Who do I contact to report recyclables that were not picked up?
22. Can I recycle items found in my garage?
23. Can I recycle items from a home remodel project?
24. How do I pay for items brought to the Recycling Center?
25. Do I need special pickup to dispose of large or bulk items?
26. Are batteries recyclable?
27. How do I dispose of prescription drugs in a safe and environmentally-responsible manner?