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Trash Pick-up

Trash and Debris Pick Up

Our regulations and schedules for trash are as follows:

Trash & Debris Pickup Applies To Outside Village Residential Properties Only.

Trash & Debris Pickup Does Not Apply To Commercial/Vacant Properties.

Residents Must Comply With The Regulations.

Violation Notices Will Be Issued To All Residents Who Fail To Comply With The Regualtions. Trash & Debris Not In Compliance With The Regulations - Will Not Be Picked Up.

Placing Trash & Debris At Roadside 10 Days Prior To Each Start Date Is A Violation Of Town Law, Subject To Penalites & Fines.

Importing/Exporting Trash & Debris, Without Prior Town Permission, Is A Violation Of Town Law, Subject To Penalties & Fines.

Residents are encouraged to report any violations to
Frankfort Town Police 894-3594 or the Codes Department 894-0922

Commodity/Group

Start Date

1. Green Waste/Compostables

May

September

November

 
2. Household Trash

May

September

-

 
3. White Goods/Major Appliances

May

September

-

 
4. Metals

May

September

-

 
5. Construction Demolition & Debris

May

September

-

 
 

Regulations

 
Group 1. Green Waste/Compostables May, September, November
  1. Grass, leaves, garden debris - use clear plastic bags
  2. Cutting from shrubs, hedges, bushes, tress
  3. Branches/tree limbs - 4 ft. lenght/under 12 inch diameter Limit :2 piles - each : 20' wide x 5' high x 4' deep
  4. No mixing grass, leaves and trimmings with brush and limbs
 
Group 2. Household Trash May, September
  1. Furniture, furnishings, rugs, mattresses, toys, tools, clothing (Do Not include household garbage)
  2. Paint cans/tar buckets - water or oil base
  • Covers must be removed, cans empty or contents hardened
  • No liquid contents will be accepted
 
Group 3. White Goods/Major Appliances May, September
  1. Stove, refrigerator, washer, dryer, hot water tank
 
Group 4. Metals May, September
  1. Pipes, rims, flashing, steel, aluminum, etc.
 
Group 5. Construction Demolition & Debris (C & D)** May, September
  1. Select construction & demolition debris (C & D): Recognizable uncontaminated concrete, asphalt pavement, brick, soil, or stone.
  2. Mixed construction & demolition debris (C & D): Uncontaminated solid waste resulting from the construction, remodeling, repair and demolition of structures. Includes: wood, wall coverings, plaster, drywall, plumbing fixtures, non-asbestos insulation, roofing, shingles, window panes, vinyl siding, aluminum siding, and metals incidental to any of the above (door knobs, hinges, latches, etc.), tree stumps/root balls

**Limit C & D: 8 ft. wide x 4 ft. high x 4 ft. deep**
  • Groups must be separated (2 ft. min.) and placed within 15 feet of roadside.
  • Do not place in roadside ditches, nor adjacent to utility poles/signs/fences.
  • Place branches/tree limbs parallel to road.
  • Metal, plastic, wooden containers will be left at roadside.
  • The following items will not be picked up:
  • Household garbage, recyclables, tires, batteries, hazardous materials, and all electronics.
  • Importing/Exporting solid waste, without prior town permission, is a violation of Town Law, subject to penalties and fines.
  • Placing of trash and debris at roadside 10 days prior to each start date is a violation of Town Law, subject to penalties and fines.
 


Starting 2015: Residents must dispose of any/all Electronics at their own expense, and are advised to contact hauler for more information.

Your Trash Will Be Picked Up If You Follow Regulations

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