The town of Oyster Bay will host a STOP (Stop Polluting Disposal) and homeowner cleanup program in October. Residents may bring materials to the Old Bethpage Solid Waste Treatment Facility located at 101 Bethpage Suite Hollow Road, Old Bethpage.
homeowner cleanup day – Sunday, October 16thth 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Residents may remove tires, concrete, tree stumps, yard waste, large metal items, latex paint, and boats and boat trailers (ownership required, petroleum, gas, etc.). , with other liquids and batteries removed).
“The fall season often requires garden cleaning and winter preparation, and many residents may need to dispose of large amounts of harmless debris,” said City Councilman Steve Labriola. I was. “Residents can bring items such as used tires, fence posts, clean broken concrete, and yard waste to the homeowners cleanup. And we can dispose of it in a safe way.”
Free Paper Shredder Service – Sunday, October 16thth 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.: Provide residents with an opportunity to safely and securely dispose of unwanted documents. Only residents, not businesses, can be brought into the shredding program.
STOP Program – Sunday 23 Octoberrd 9am to 4pm: Collect various hazardous materials. car batteries; car tires (with or without rims); brake and transmission fluids; drain and oven cleaners. Fire extinguishers; Fares; Fluorescent lights; Gasoline; Insecticides and pesticides; Waste motor oil and antifreeze. and wood preservatives.
“Improper disposal of products such as waste oil, oven cleaner and thinner can contaminate water supplies,” said town supervisor Joseph Saladino. “Anything that is poured onto the ground or put into a cesspool, storm drain, or recharging system can end up in aquifers and waterways.”
The Town’s STOP and Homeowners Program is open to residents within the Town’s Solid Waste District. Proof of residence is required. For more information, including a complete list of what is accepted for these programs, visit www.oysterbaytown.com/cleanup or call (516) 677-5848.