Oceanside Sanitary District #7
                                    Tel#  (516) 766-8700
Curbside Collection

Cans (max. size 45 gallons) or bags of household garbage, may not weigh more than 75 pounds each. Place at curb prior to 6:30 AM on your regular collection day and no earlier than 7 PM the night before. Do not use cardboard boxes to contain refuse.
                               ***NEW POLICY FOR COLLECTION OF BEDDING***

AS OF SEPTEMBER 1ST 2016:  If you are discarding any bedding, mattress or box spring, it must be in a bedbug proof encasement bag and completely sealed.  These cases may be purchased at local home improvement stores, department stores and some bedding stores.  Heavy duty bags that new mattresses and box springs are delivered in may be used.  However, the mattress and/or box spring must be completely sealed inside the bag.  Failure to enclose any bedding placed curbside for special collection is a violation of department regulations.  

Homeowner Disposal Area

The Town of Hempstead Sanitation Department's Homeowner Disposal Area located at 1600 Merrick Road, Merrick is open Monday through Sunday between 8:00 AM and 3:30 PM, except Town of Hempstead observed holidays.

All residents will be asked to provide proof of residency, such as a driver's license or a tax bill. Materials must be brought in non-commercial vehicles. All vehicles towing trailers of any size will be required to pay commercial disposal rates. Vans without back seats and pick-up trucks without caps are prohibited. Waste acceptable for disposal includes appliances, batteries, metal, tires, furniture, dried-out latex paint (See S.T.O.P Program for oil-based paints), recyclables, nonburnable items and other homeowner refuse. No medical waste or hazardous waste allowed.

Recycling

              The following Recyclable Materials will be picked up once a week:
(If a holiday falls on your recycling day, next pick up will be on your recycling day on the following week.)

              Clean glass bottles and jars    -labels and caps may remain.
              Clean aluminum, metal and steel cans  -labels may remain.
              Clean plastic bottles and containers.

Recycling containers (when they are at least half full) are to be placed along side of your garbage for pick up.

Newspapers are to be bundled and tied (not to exceed one foot high) and placed next to your refuse on regular collection days.

Corrugated cardboard: Please flatten and tie in bundles  approximately  2ft. x 2ft. x 6 ins.                                    Place next to recycled newspapers.

                                               DONTS
                     
                                            Break glass
           No light bulbs, ceramic glass, mirrors, items made of clay or laminated glass
                          No aerosol cans (even empty ones)
                                           No paint cans
                                     No flammable liquids
                                     No propane tanks
                                          No oil cans
                                        No liquid waste

Used motor oil may be brought to the District or placed in plastic containers tightly sealed and visibly marked USED MOTOR OIL and placed next to recycling container.  We do not accept cooking oil.

The Town of Hempstead ordinance prohibits placing recycling receptacles on the curb prior to 7:00 P.M. on the day preceding scheduled pick up and must be removed three hours after pick up.
Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
                              
                     ADDITIONAL RECYCLING PAPER ITEMS BEGINNING MAY 1ST 2017
The following can now be BUNDLED & TIED and placed alongside garbage cans:
Magazines, catalogs, cardboard food boxes, instruction manuals, office and school paper, white telephone books, computer paper, discarded mail, receipts, paper grocery and paper lunch bags.

*No hardcover or paperback books, no metallic paper, no paper plates, cups or paper towels, no egg cartons and no Styrofoam.

The District will still collect newspapers and corrugated cardboard as previously done.
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Sharps (needles, syringes & lancets) cannot be disposed of in regular garbage pickup.  Information regarding the safe disposal of sharps can be found at the NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. Information about the safe disposal of unused medicines a can be found at the U. S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION and/or using the DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION'S CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCE PUBLIC DISPOSAL search tool..

Hazardous Waste

See Stop Throwing Out Pollutants (S.T.O.P) Program at Town of Hempstead's website.
For Schedule and drop-off areas, click on above link..

Oceanside Sanitary District 7   E-Cycling

Residents of Sanitary District 7 must call the office at 516-766-8700 to schedule a special pick-up 
for all TV's, Computers and other electronics.

Batteries

Batteries may be brought here to Sanitary District 7 at 90 Mott St. Oceanside NY 11572 for recycling.

Automobile Parts

Automobile parts including vehicle frame parts, crankcases, transmissions, engines (drained), etc. will be accepted at Town of Hempstead Sanitation located at 1600 Merrick Road, Merrick, NY.

Waste Motor Oil, Tires

These items may be delivered to the Sanitation Building, 90 Mott Street, Oceanside NY (limit of five gallons of Motor oil per visit). These items will be collected at the curb. Per New York State law, waste motor oil may be brought to your local service station. Car batteries can be returned to a retail store which sells them.

Yard Waste

Each bag may not weigh more than 75 pounds each. Please do not rake leaves into the street. Tree stumps, logs and branches are to be tied together in a bundle approximately 2' x 2' x 4' in length and may not weigh more than 75 pounds. Please place at the curb.

Propane Tanks

Oceanside Sanitary District 7  does not accept propane tanks; same should be brought back to the place of purchase. Please take the following precautions when transporting all tanks:

  • All valves must be tightened securely.
  • Do not transport propane tanks in car trunks.