Welcome to the Solid Waste Division of the Board of Public Utilities.

Don't forget to put out your plastic & metal cans.


Solid Waste Forms and Downloads

2016 English Recycling Calendar

2016 Spanish Recycling Calendar

2016 Recycling Guidelines

Schedule of Sanitation Rates

Solid Waste Affidavit Form

Solid Waste Medical Certification for Handicapped Service Form

Solid Waste Recycling Statement Attesting to Being Away from Property Form


  • 2016 Recycling Guidelines
  • Recyclable types


    Frequently Asked Questions about Solid Waste


    BPU Yard Waste Site Infomation

    • Information regarding yard waste and the BPU yard waste site can be found on our Yard Waste Guidlines page.

    Ellery Landfill and South County Transfer Station


    Residential Recycling Credit Program

    Frequently Asked Questions in English or Spanish

    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.



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