P.O. Box 500
11 Main Street
South Salem, NY 10590
Quick Tips for Recycling
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.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Westchester County Recycling Hotline: (914) 813-5425. Or visit the County's website, http://environment.westchestergov.com/environmental-facilities
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.
Non-rechargeable: Household trash
Rechargeable Alkaline or Nickel Cadmium: Household trash
Other: Retailer or H-MRF
Button Cell: 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.
Car Donation Program- Wheels for Wishes
Wheels For Wishes is a car donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish® Hudson Valley. We are proud to offer an easy way to recycle or donate unwanted cars, trucks, motorcycles, SUVs, RVs, or even boats, by turning them into a wish for a local child.
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.
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 p.m.
For questions, contact the Town Clerk's Office at 763-3511 or email the Town Clerk.