Town code requires that paper and mixed recyclables be source separated at the generation site, collected separately from the generation site, and disposed of separately from other waste materials including regular garbage. The Town of Brookhaven does not offer recycling pickup to businesses. Arrangements for disposal may include:
Contracts with other persons for separate collection
Contracts with permitted solid waste haulers for separate collection
Direct delivery to a designated processing facility
Direct marketing to a recycling company
Recyclables may also be brought to the town landfill in Brookhaven for a fee.
Commingled Recyclables (plastics #1 and #2, aluminum and bimetallic cans, etc.) - no glass
Paper (newspapers, colored inserts, copy paper, cardboard, etc.)