How do I dispose of yard waste?
Yard waste is collected separately from garbage 12 months of the year. Yard wase is collected according to your Yard Waste Zone (YWZ). Yard waste will not be picked up on holidays and will be picked up on your next collection day the following week. If you do not know your yard waste day, call EnCon at (631) 491-3200.

  • Yard waste cannot be mixed with garbage

  • Do not use cardboard boxes for yard waste

  • You may put out a maximum of 10 items of yard waste per week

  • Bags of grass and leaves must be under 50 lbs

  • Disposal regulations for tree debris (tree branches less than 4" in diameter) require that trimmings must be bundled, securely tied, under 4 feet long and under 50 lbs

  • Dirt, sod and rocks cannot be collected - these items can be brought to a Transfer Station or Yard Waste Disposal Center

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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?