Monroe NY: 2014 Recycling and Garbage Schedule

It’s time to update the garbage pickup schedules for 2014 in the Monroe NY area.

gargage binFollowing are the official schedules for the Towns of Monroe, Tuxedo, Chester and the Village of Monroe.  The official sites are listed on the bottom for more information and contact numbers.


TuesdayRegular household garbage pickup.

Wednesday: Recylables.  Bins can be picked up from the Town Highway Garage at 87 Mine Road.  The Recycling pickup includes co-mingled (tin, aluminum, foil, plastic containers & cartons) and mixed papers.  Paper and co-mingled can now be combined.

FridayRegular household pickup AND one bulk/large item will be picked up.  This cannot include construction/renovation debris, tires, computer equipment or TVs but can include furniture, hot water heater, etc.  The bulk pickup is only available between April and December.

For the following six holidays, the schedule shifts one day later (in other words, Garbage pickup will be Wednesday and Saturday instead of Tuesday and Friday):   New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

MONROE (Village)

Monday: Regular household garbage pickup.

Wednesday: Recyclables.  See Town above for more information.

Thursday: Regular household pickup AND one bulk/large item will be picked up.  See Town above for more information.

Town of TUXEDO

MondayHousehold garbage pickup.

ThursdayRecyclables and household garbage and bulk item pickup.   Open container must be used for mixed recyclables (glass, cans, plastic, milk cartons, juice boxes, foil, frozen food boxes) and mixed paper.  Do not use plastic bags.  Bulk items can only be picked up by appointment (see link below)

Daily:  In addition, the town of Tuxedo also accepts yard waste drop-off (leaves, grass clippings, brush, compost material)


Please note: the following schedule is street-dependent.

MondayRecycling.  All recycling goes in one container, with papers tied (not in bags).

Tuesday: Recycling.

Wednesday through Friday:  Household garbage.

Homes were provided with special collection carts which are compatible with the garbage company’s trucks; the container with the green lid is for recycling.

For more information, see:


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