Why didn't they take my garbage?

Residents are required to place their garbage out either the night before or before 6:00 am on their scheduled day.

  • Residents are required to use a 32-gallon pail
  • The pail can't be heavier than 50 pounds
  • The pail should not have attached lids or bungee cords

For more information please check the department’s throwing it out guide (PDF), contact us online or call 631-451-8696.

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1. How do I dispose of...?
2. What are my garbage days?
3. Why didn't they take my garbage?
4. Why can't the carter come back if they missed my garbage?
5. When a waste day is missed due to holiday or cancellation, why don't we pick up the next day?
6. Why doesn't the carter "just take 4 items off the pile" of bulk items?
7. What happens if something is dumped on my property?