Welcome to the Solid Waste Division of the Board of Public Utilities. Don't forget
to put out your paper and cardboard.
BPU Yard Waste Site
Hours: The BPU will discontinue its 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday Yard Waste Site hours for this season after 7 p.m. on September 24.
The Yard Waste Site will continue to receive green waste on Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. through early November.
Location: The Yard Waste Site is located at 1001 Monroe St., the deadend off 8th St. You are encouraged to enter the site on Clinton, off 8th.
Details: You are required to use a free Yard Waste Site sticker on your vehicle (one per solid waste account) to assure that only our customers who pay the costs of the site use it. Request your sticker at BPU Customer Service. A new sticker is required in 2014.
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Ellery Landfill and South County Transfer Station
Recycle Using Your RFID-Tagged Orange Bin
Looking for a way to clear away your yard waste without having to transport it to the waste site?
The BPU sells brown biodegradable Yard Waste Bags at a price of four bags for $10 which includes home pickup of the bags when full.
Bags are available at BPU Customer Service Department, 92 Steele Street.
Simply fill the bags, either one at a time or all four at once, then call the Garbage Hotline at 661-1651 before 4 p.m. Mondays to arrange Tuesday pick-up.