Unfortunately, the Town of Brookhaven’s Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) does not recycle expanded polystyrene (Styrofoam) in any of its forms (packing peanuts, Styrofoam shipping coolers, etc.). You can put Styrofoam in your normal curbside garbage for pick up.
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CURBY recycling cans can be purchased for $20 at the Town Clerk’s office in Town Hall, at the Landfill, and at the Manorville Compost Facility.
Residents can request a free Recycle Brookhaven sticker to identify their recycling can by submitting an online request or calling 631-451-8696.
Residents can request a new calendar by submitting an online request, calling 631-451-8696 or view the schedule (PDF).
The Town does not accept bags of any kind (zip top, shopping bags, garbage bags, etc.) because they cause damage to the equipment at the Material’s Recovery Facility (MRF).
If pails are not designated as “recycling,” the lid must be left off the pail so the carter can easily identify the contents.
View our special recycling events schedule (PDF).
Visit our online form to request a free paper recycling bin and pick one of our convenient pickup locations (while supplies last).