Recycling Rules & Info
                                                          
 
    

      E-WASTE DROP OFF AREA

    Please bring all electronics including personal computers, hard drives, laptops, monitors, keyboards, printers, fax machines, VCRs, DVD players, gaming systems, radios, televisions, copiers, stereos, telephones and cell phones, and office equipment such as answering machines, calculators or adding machines.

 
 
 
          REUSABLE ITEMS
 

     *Goodies & Clothing Exchange Station

     *Any small item or appliance in 100% working condition.
     *NO hazardous items should be left in this area.
     HOURS POSTED & SUPERVISED
 
   Recycling Center Procedures (includes Picker Form)
 
    

General Instructions for Garbage Disposal and/or Recycling Rules:

Self-Haulers: Follow the instructions on the signs at the recycling center. If you do not know what to do, ask an attendant at the recycling center. Town officials and recycling center employees reserve the right to inspect your disposables upon request and without advance notice.

Business Owners/ Commercial Carters: Business owners and commercial carters are required to separate recyclable materials, including cardboard, prior to delivery to the recycling center. If you are a business owner who uses the services of a commercial carter, your carter will give you more specific information. Carters, please see "Commercial Carters" section under "Public Works-Recycling Center" tab for information on new Town requirements.

Violations

Violators of the Town's recycling law are subject to fines from $50 to $1000 and/or up to 40 hours of community service.

The following acts constitute violations:

*Disposal of non-recyclables in other than Town of Shelter Island disposal bags.

*Disposal of waste outside the gates of disposal area or recycling centers or any other non-designated area.

*Failure to sort recyclables properly at the recycling center or illegal disposal of hazardous waste.
 
YOU MAY OBTAIN A COPY OF THE SHELTER ISLAND TOWN'S RECYCLING LAW AT THE TOWN CLERK'S OFFICE IN TOWN HALL or click HERE to go directly to the Shelter Island Town Code online.