The Village does have recycle bins available for residents to purchase at Village Hall. However residents may wish to use their own Blue colored containers if they wish.
FAQ Topic: Engineering & Public Works
Unfortunately, plastic bags cause complications at the recycling sorting facility. Malfunctions can occur when plastic bags get wrapped around the equipment. Therefore, Rye Brook by order of Westchester County cannot collect recyclables in plastic bags. Even if a plastic bag is marketed as “for recycling,” “recyclable” or “compostable,” it is not acceptable as a recycling … Continued
No, The Villages contracted carter is permitted to collect 2 cubic yards of bulk trash per pickup. 2 cubic yards is equal to approximately 48”W x 72”L x 48” high. Anything above this quantity is the residents responsibility to call for special pickup through a licensed carter.
Per Westchester County regulations, the Villages contracted carter is NOT permitted to collect construction debris and as a result it must be removed by the resident owner of the property by their contractor or a third party waste removal service.
Often time’s residents do not bundle brush as is required by our sanitation rules. Residents must bundle and tie brush into manageable piles using rope.
Unfortunately the Village cannot guarantee collection at set intervals. Trash is collected between 6:00am and 4:00pm Village Wide.
Collection is from October 1, through December 15. The Village has a rotating schedule for collection with a peak rotation goal of 10 days. Various factors can affect the dates of collection such as weather, snow and equipment issues. Leave are to be placed along the curb line and NOT in piles blocking roadway traffic.
Village crews clean out clogged catch basins throughout the year as part of on-going maintenance. Crews yearly clean out 500 of the 1100 catch basins village wide. Residents can reduce flooding in their neighborhoods by keeping material out of the storm drain system or clean debris around the catch basin when performing landscape maintenance.
Under Village Code, sidewalks are the responsibility of home owners regarding maintenance and snow removal.
You can report a street light out by submitting a street light form or go to the home page and select “Report an Issue” and submit a “Street Light” form. If you have done a search the street light form link might be listed below. You can call (914) 939-0753 during normal business hours. The … Continued