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Recycling and Trash Tips

Its easy to follow trash collection and recycling schedules and rules when you know what they are!

General Information:

  • Put recycling and trash out by 7am.
  • Items should be in containers not bigger than 32 gallons or 75lbs

Trash Collection:

  • Trash is picked up two times a week (Mondays and Thursdays for North New Rochelle residents, Tuesdays and Fridays for South new Rochelle residents)
  • TVs and computers need a scheduled pick up. Call (914) 635-5830 to schedule a pick up before Thursday at 3pm the week of the pick up.
  • TVs and computers are only picked up on the second Saturday of the month in northern New Rochelle and on the third Saturday of the month for southern New Rochelle.

Recycling:

  • Recycling is picked up on Wednesdays all over New Rochelle on a rotating basis (unless there is a holiday). One week commingling recyclables are picked up. The next week newspaper and cardboard are picked up.
  • Commingling Recyclables: Defined as glass, plastic, and metal, these items are picked up together. Items that are recyclable are as follows: metals: cans, glass: green, brown, and clear bottles and jars, plastics: smaller than 2 gallons with “PET 1 or 2” written on the bottom. Just rinse these items out. You do NOT need to take labels off.
  • Paper, newspaper, and cardboard: leave magazines and newspapers loose. Recycle corrugated cardboard boxes folded and tied.
  • Do NOT recycle plastic bags, hangers, pizza boxes, or cereal boxes.
  • For the schedule and more information go to this website