What is Acceptable for Curbside Recycling?
Since November 2018, the Town of Brookhaven has followed a dual-stream recycling system. This means that your paper and cardboard will be collected separately from your plastic and metal on alternating Wednesdays according to our calendar.
Plastic and Metal Recycling
Plastic Numbers 1, 2, and 5
Look for symbol on bottom of container:
Please empty and rinse all recyclables
Paper and Cardboard Recycling
Cardboard (broken down/flattened)
- Remember: Know Before You Throw! Dealing with items that can’t be recycled makes it harder to recycle the items that can.
- Be sure to check our Throwing It Out Guide for complete information on how to get rid of just about everything in the Town of Brookhaven.
- Questions? Please contact us at 631451-TOWN (8696) or by contacting us online to learn how to properly dispose of your items and about our educational programs.
Request a Free Paper Recycling Bin
Visit our online form to request a free paper recycling bin and pick one of our convenient pickup locations.
How to Put Out Your Recyclables
- Please place recyclables out loose in a CURBY can or other container
- Your items must be placed at the curb prior to 6:00 am
- Recyclables in plastic bags will NOT be accepted
Recyclable Glass Drop-Off Program
Glass bottles and jars are no longer accepted with curbside recyclables. You can drop off free of charge at one of our satellite locations listed below. You may also visit our online interactive map to find a drop-off location closest to you.
- Brookhaven Town Hall
One Independence Hill, Farmingville, NY 11738
- Brookhaven Landfill
350 Horseblock Road, Brookhaven, NY 11719
- Manorville Compost Facility
Papermill Road, Manorville, NY 11949
- Holtsville Ecology Center
249 Buckley Road, Holtsville, NY 11742
- Rose Caracappa Sr. Center
739 Route 25A, Mt. Sinai, NY 11766
- New Village Recreation Center
20 Wireless Road, Centereach, NY 11720
- Henrietta Acampora Recreation Center
39 Montauk Highway, Blue Point, NY 11715
- Mastic Recreation Center
15 Herkimer Street, Mastic, NY 11950
- Fireman's Field
25 Middle Country Road, Ridge, NY 11961
- Comsewogue Library
170 Terryville Road, Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
- Center Moriches Library
235 Main St. Center Moriches, NY 11934
- Setauket Fire House
394 Nicolls Rd. East Setauket, NY 11733
- West Meadow Beach
- 100 Trustees Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790