Garbage, Recyclables, and Trash Service

Bulky Rigid Plastic – Rigid Plastics will be collected on the first Wednesday of each month March thru December.  Bulky rigid plastics are hard plastic items, not film or flexible plastic.

Construction Material – Construction Material will be picked up with Trash on the first Tuesday of each month from March thru December.  Construction material is limited to two 32-gallon dump-able containers not to exceed 50lbs each.  Construction materials includes items such as roofing (shingles, tar paper), siding, flooring boards, plaster board, sheet rock, plywood, paneling, molding, insulation.  Construction material cannot be placed in bags.  The Village does not take unused paint in cans. The Village does not pick-up stone products such as concrete, blocks, bricks, stones, or any other masonry products.

Electronics – Electronic Waste is collected on the first Wednesday of each month March thru December.  Examples of electronic waste are computers, laptops, TV, monitors, small servers, printer/scanners, tablets/e-readers, VCR/DVR/DVD players.  Corded appliances such as microwaves, coffee makers are NOT considered electronic waste.

Garbage Collection – Garbage (putrescent organic matter such as kitchen or food scraps) will be collected on Monday and Thursday of each week.  All garbage must be put into dump-able containers with a lid.  Containers must not weigh more than 50lbs. each. During winter months, place containers in driveway and not on a snowbank.  If a holiday falls on a garbage pick-up day, refer to the Village monthly calendar to see when the next pick-up date will be.

Green Waste – Green Waste will be collected on the third Tuesday of the month, April thru November.  Grass clippings, leaves, small twigs, small branches, pinecones must be set out in a dump-able container weighing less than 50 lbs. Brush must be no more than 6 inches in diameter and 5 feet in length and must be tied in bundles, weighing no more than 50 lbs.  During the months of October and November ONLY, leaves raked to the terrace will be vacuumed by the Village.

Metals – Metal items including appliances will be collected the second Tuesday in February, May, August, and November.  An item is considered to be “metal” if it is made of more metal than any other material.

Mowing Village-Owned Property – DPW personnel mow all Village-owned property on a weekly basis. See Code & Zoning FAQs in regards to mowing abandoned property.

Recycling – Recyclables will be collected on Wednesday of each week.  All recyclables should be placed in a dump-able container with a lid.  All recyclables can be mixed into one container weighing no more than 50 lbs.  “Container” cannot be a plastic bag, the only exception being shredded paper which must be in a tied clear plastic bag. If a holiday falls on a recycling pick-up date, refer to the Village monthly calendar for the next pick-up date.

Tires – The Village DPW will accept used tires.  Tires must be brought to the Village DPW Garage on Conger Ave. after a fee of $3/tire has been paid at the Village Clerk’s Office.  A paid receipt must be shown to a DPW personnel before the Village will accept any tires.

Trash – Trash (any inorganic material not suitable for further use) and construction materials will be collected on the first Tuesday of each month from March thru December.  Trash must be in a dump-able container or clear contractor bags, limited to a total of 4 containers.  Each container cannot exceed 50lbs.  Large items, such as couches, recliners, dressers, tables, no more than 1 item per pick-up.  Mattresses, no more than 2 per pick-up. Please review the Village Document on Rules and Regulations for Garbage, Recyclables, and Trash Collection for a full list of items accepted for trash pick-up.


Additional Services

Sidewalk Plowing – The DPW personnel plow village sidewalks when snow depth reaches 2 inches. This is a courtesy service the Village provides.

Street Sweeping – Village DPW personnel sweep Village streets as needed throughout the year.  The Village is contracted by NYS Dept. of Transportation to sweep portions of NYS Route 12 and NYS Route 20.

Trees – Village owned trees are maintained on a regular basis. The Village had a tree survey done to determine the health status of each tree. The DPW continues to refer to this survey to determine when trees need to be removed.

Anthony (Jamie) Bechy

Village Municipal Hall
122 Barton Avenue
Waterville, NY 13480

Emergency: 315-271-5290



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