- Waste and Recycling Pickup Schedule -

Household Waste (Garbage)

he Town of Tuxedo's contracted waste removal service picks up garbage curbside weekly on Monday and Thursday. Pickup begins at 6:00 AM so ensure that your cans are on the curb prior to that time. 

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Household Recycling

Recycling service is every Thursday.  Pickup begins at 6:00 AM.  Ensure that your cans are at the curb prior to that time. 

What can be recycled?
  • GLASS - Clear, green, and brown glass. DO NOT recycle dishes, light bulbs, drinking glasses, pyrex, ceramics or window glass.
  • CANS - Includes aluminum, tin, and bi-metal cans. DO NOT recycle foil trays, scrap aluminum, or aluminum foil.
  • PAPER - Includes newspaper, glossy print, junk mail, magazines, phone books, office/copy paper. Cardboard is acceptable. DO NOT recycle any cartons which have a foil layer. Do not include any Styrofoam.
  • PLASTICS - Includes #1 through #7 plastics. (See symbols below, which are usually marked on the bottom of the containers.)

Please DO NOT over-fill any containers – The material will fall out while during servicing or will be blown around your neighborhood. IWS cannot be responsible if overloaded.

In addition to the above, DO NOT recycle food waste, food containers, toner cartridges, clothing or yard waste.

Bulk Item Pickup

Bulk item pickup is provided every Thursday by appointment only.  Please call IWS at 845-572-3300 or 1-866-342-5497 to schedule a pick-up.  Items may include furniture, appliances, carpeting, and dried paint cans.  DO NOT include home improvement or remodeling waste such as drywall, sheetrock, lumber, piping, plaster or concrete waste, which materials are NOT eligible for bulk pickup. 

Yard Waste drop-off

Yard waste (leaves, brush, grass, compost, yard debris) may be bagged in brown paper bags supplied by the Building Dept. at Town Hall for curbside pick up by the Town of Tuxedo Highway Department. This service is free of charge for town residents.
Only organic matter will be accepted.  Ensure that your yard waste is free of other materials.
Free Mulch
Free Mulch is available for residents.  (Proof of residency required).  No contractor trucks allowed.  Personal vehicle must be used. 
Hours are Monday-Friday 7 AM - 6 PM and Saturday from 8 AM to 3 PM.  Closed Sundays and Holidays.
The Organic Mulch Facility is located at 984 Long meadow road. Questions call the Town Supervisor's office at 845-351-2265.

Leaf and Yard Waste Pick Up
Leaves will be picked up in the months of October and November and until the first week of December. You must rake your leaves into paper bags, which are available for pickup at the Town Hall (351-4421) during the pickup period. 

Unacceptable Items

Under no circumstances are the following items accepted:

X Hazardous Material X 
X Tires X
X Motor Oil X
X Batteries X