Town of Lewisboro Recycling Center
Located behind the
11 Main Street
The Recycling Center will be open on Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. until noon. The Recycling Center is located behind the Town House at 11 Main Street, South Salem.
e-WASTE Recycling - As of April 13, 2013, the Recycling Center accepts electronic waste. Acceptable electronic equipment includes items such as computers, microwaves, and televisions; click here for a complete list. We ask that residents be aware that with limited intake space for e-waste, we anticipate the first weeks of e-waste recycling to be busy, so please plan accordingly.
For more information, visit the website of our e-waste vendor, Regional Computer Recycling & Recovery, at www.eWASTE.com.
Residential Carters (Curbside Trash and Recycling Collection)
The residential carters licensed in Lewisboro are:
R & S Waste Services - P.O. Box 736, Yonkers, NY 10710; telephone: 914-378-0100
Bria/City Carting - 8 Viaduct Road, Stamford, CT 06907; telephone 888-413-3344
County Waste Management - P.O. Box 548, Harrison, NY 10528; telephone 914-241-2200
Once a week curbside: $45.00/month
Quick Tips for Recycling and Curbside Recycling Guide -plus, what not to recycle:
Co-mingled glass, metal & plastic (Numbers 1 through 7) placed in blue recycling bag put alongside regular trash pickup. Newspapers & magazines should be separately bundled & tied or placed in brown paper bags alongside regular trash pickup. Cardboard should be flattened, tied and placed alongside regular trash pickup also.
Christmas trees will be accepted for recycling in January during regular recycling center hours, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm on Saturdays. The recycling center is located behind the Town House, 11 Main Street, South Salem. The trees will be chipped by the Highway Department to be recycled as mulch.
Household paint: oil-based, water based or latex paint may be legally and safely disposed of in `your garbage by hardening the paint by mixing the paint with kitty litter or other absorbent pellet material until no liquid remains. The lid must be off.
Motor Oil: take to service station or retail outlet that sells motor oil.
Oil Filters: Drain oil from the filter, may be accepted by recycling center, curbside collection, local scrap metal dealers. As last resort wrap drained filter in newspaper and dispose of the the garbage.
Vehicle Batteries: Take vehicle batteries to retailers that sell them.
|Rechargeable Alkaline or Nickel Cadmium
||Retailer or H-MRF
Propane BBQ Tanks
20 pound tanks accepted by:
880 Route 35
Cross River, NY
White Plains, NY
|1 pound tanks should be burned off and may be disposed of in garbage or bulk refuse drop-off.
WESTCHESTER COUNTY TIRE DISCARD:
The following Mavis Tire Outlets will accept old tires for a $1.00 fee for each tire:
186 North Bedford Road, Mount Kisco 241-1030
9 Marble Avenue, Pleasantville, 747-3100
344 Kear Street, Yorktown, 962-3171
Please call ahead for hours and regulations.
Reducing Waste Generation
Household Material Recovery Days
Properly labeled household chemicals including:
most automotive fluids - antifreeze, brake fluid, gasoline
car tires (maximum 10)
fire starter fluid - kerosene, butane, charcoal fluid, turpentine, solvents
polishes and waxes - metal, jewelry, furniture, and wood preservatives
pesticides, insecticides, herbicides
photographic and swimming pool chemicals
fluorescent light bulbs
fire extinguishers & small propane tanks ( 1 & 2 pound ONLY)
rechargeable & button cell batteries
mercury (including thermometers & thermostats)
TV's, monitors & computers
Prescription or over the counter pills, liquids, ointments, lotions and pet medications (put all in sealable plastic bags)
also plastic bags will be collected
ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED:
Paint- oil & latex - dispose of with household trash in solid form. Air dry, use kitty litter or paint hardener
Motor oil - take to service station or motor oil retail outlet
Vehicle batteries - take to service station, a local scrap metal dealer or any vehicle battery retail outlet
Non-rechargeable batteries - dispose of in trash
Compressed gas cylinders - helium, oxygen, & bbq/propane tanks 20 pounds
Freon & appliances with freon - air conditioners & dehumidifiers
Smoke & fire detectors
Materials from commercial & institutional users
Empty chemical containers - dispose with household trash
Explosives, ammunition, flares and fireworks
Construction and demolition debris
For more information call
Many people use sharps (needles, syringes, & lancets) as part of their home medical care. Proper disposal of sharps is important to the safety of the sharps user and the workers who handle trash. Follow the guidelines in the brochure to keep yourself and others safe.
PHONES AND EYEGLASSES:
Residents can donate eyeglasses at the Town Clerk's office. The eyeglasses will be recycled to persons in need through the Lewisboro Lions Club.
Town Clerk's Office
Certified Cell Phone Acceptance Center
2006 Westchester County legislation mandated all cell phones be recycled rather than disposed in the trash. Westchester County Commissioner of Environmental Facilities has designated the Town Clerk's Office as the acceptance center for cell phones.
You may drop off the cell phones at the Town Clerk's Office Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or at the Town's Recycling Center on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
For questions, contact the Town Clerk's Office at 763-3511 or email the Town Clerk.
Additionally, virtually every major cell phone vendor accepts cell phones for free recycling. This includes all Verizon, AT&T, Staples and Best Buy locations.
GOODS THAT ARE WORTH PASSING ON
Many nonprofit and charitable organizations welcome donations i.e. Junior League thrift shops or tag sales sponsored by churches and synagogues. Others are:
- Westchester County through its website www.westchestergov.com link to Department of Environmental Facilities is a clearing house for large household or office items.
- Westchester Access is open to businesses that want to donate old computers and related equipment to nonprofit organizations.
- Big Brothers and Big Sisters (914-963-4453) picks us usable donations of large items.
- The Salvation Army needs sellable, usable items. Information (914-664-0800)
- Goodwill accepts clothing, toys, books, shoes and small houseware items. Information (718-728-5400)
- Planned Parenthood of the Hudson-Peconic region runs an annual fund-raiser with donated items. Call the Auction Line at (914-467-7320)
- The YMCA in White Plains (914-428-1130) accepts donations on behalf of the women who line in the 135 room residence that the agency runs.
- New Beginnings based in Ossining accepts household items call (914-923-4889)
- The Career Closet provides new and gently used appropriate interview attire for men and women who are moving from welfare to work. For information on Saturday mornings call (914-944-1472)
- The Gifts in Kind Program run by United Way of Westchester and Putnam places excess product office equipment that ca be used by others. Information (914-997-6700 extension 755)
- Children's Village accepts furniture, computers, lamps office chairs, new clothes, new books and new sporting equipment. Call (914-693-0600 extension 1587)
- My Sister's Place, a shelter for abused women, welcomes donations of kitchen items, linens, bedding and towels to help client set up homes once they leave the shelter. Call (14-683-1333 extension 150)
- The Family Resource Center in Peekskill helps homeless families with functional items. (914-739-0411)
- A-Home, a Mount Kisco based coalition of civic and religious organizations develops low income housing accepts furniture, bed frames, lamps, end tables an bookcases. (Information 914-666-0740)
- The Piggy Bank, a Scarsdale thrift shop that operates for the benefit of the White Plains Hospital Center accepts seasonally clothing. Store at 4 Grey Rock Road, M-Sat 9:30 to 4 p.m.