Garbage Collection: Collection may begin as early as 6 am on the scheduled pick-up day and may end as late as 4:00 pm that day.
- Please place trash receptacles on curbs after 5:00 p.m. the day before a pick-up or early the morning of a pick-up.
- Receptacles must be put away by midnight on the night of pick-up to avoid a ticket.
- Loose plastic garbage bags of trash left outside of containers will not be picked up and you will receive a ticket.
Number of trash containers per household unit:
Please place regular garbage, rubbish, and trash in up to 32 gallon, watertight, metal, or plastic containers with a lid.
One Family Home: Up to 3 trash receptacles
Two Family Home: Up to 3 trash receptacles per unit
Recyclables: Glass, metal, and plastic should be placed at the curb in recycle bins with lids on regular pick-up days. Recycle bins may be purchased at Village Hall for $37. Recycle bins or cans should be blue in color . Bundled paper should be placed next to recycle bins. Cardboard should be flattened and bundled.
Yard Waste: Yard waste is every Wednesday excluding holidays from the first Wednesday in April through the last Wednesday in December. Effective July 1, 2022 – use paper bags (max. 6) or barrels (max. 3) for loose grass or leaves; twigs/branches must be tied in manageable bundles.Due to environmental concerns, the Town of North Hempstead no longer accepts plastic bags for yard waste. Christmas trees only may be placed at the curb on the first two Wednesdays in January.
Construction Material: No construction materials or hazardous waste is permitted (toilets, sinks, lumber, cabinets, tires, paint, or chemicals).
Bulk Pick-Ups: All large items MUST BE called into Dejana at 516-944-7445 for a pick-up date (normally Thurs. and Fri.).
Electronic Items: No electronics may be disposed of with regular garbage on ANY pick-up day. NO televisions, microwaves, stereos, etc. Contact the Town of North Hempstead at 311 regarding an upcoming S.T.O.P. (Stop Throwing Out Pollutants) event for household hazardous waste such as electronics.
Dumpsters: Residents must apply to the Village Building Department for a permit and obtain regulations for usage.