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Garbage/Recycling - Meadow Carting 516-338-0121

Pick Up Schedule:

Homes North of Bryant Avenue: Mon, Wed, Fri

Homes South of Bryant Avenue: Tues, Thurs, Sat 


Acceptable Waste/Garbage 

Waste generated from the normal day to day operations of the household and kitchen.  This includes all food waste, fish, meats and vegetables, paper packages, etc. Garbage shall be stored in closed leak proof metallic or plastic containers and placed at the curb. No collection will be made inside the house or garage. Garbage is to be collected from one location only. A maximum of three (3), thirty-two (32) gallon cans (or 10 bags) none weighing more than 50 lbs., will be collected each day.


Waste generated from the normal maintenance of the household other than kitchen waste, yard waste and recyclables. Rubbish includes materials from the clean up of a closet, garage or attic and other similar items. Rubbish will be collected same days as your regular garbage collection. Rubbish should be stored in closed containers or tied when possible. Three (3), thirty-two (32) gallon cans or the equivalent, weighing no more than fifty (50) pounds per can of rubbish will be collected.



Newspaper, must be separated from bottles, cans and plastics. The Roslyn Harbor Garbage District has implemented a recycling program for CORRUGATED CARDBOARD BOXES. All boxes must be flattened and newspapers should be tied securely into bundles for collection. Bottles and cans (#1,2,4,5 & 6 ONLY) should be placed in clear plastic bags (or blue recycling bins)/ RECYCLING WILL BE PICKED UP ON SAME DAYS AS YOUR REGULAR GARBAGE.

Yard Waste

Includes grass, leaves, hedge clippings and tree limbs. Hedge clippings and tree limbs tied securely into bundles no larger than two feet wide by four feet in length. Grass and leaves should be placed either loose (in a receptacle up to 32 gallons in size) or in Paper Lawn & Leaf Bags. All yard waste should be separated from regular garbage and weigh  no more than fifty (50) pounds per bag or bundle, and are limited to no more than four (4) thirty-two (32) gallon cans or the equivalent, up to 50 pounds per container. Yard waste will be collected year round. CHRISTMAS TREES will be collected the first two weeks in January. LANDSCAPERS ARE REQUIRED BY LAW TO REMOVE ANY YARD WASTE CREATED AS THE RESULT OF THEIR COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY.

Bulk Items/"White Goods"

Includes furniture, mattresses, box springs, rugs and white metal items (hot water heaters, refrigerators, etc.). ONLY (1) . Doors must be removed from refrigerators and freezers. Rugs must be cut, tied no more then 4 ft long less then 50lbs limit to 3 rolls.        

  • If your regular pick up days fall on Monday, Wednesday & Friday, your bulk item will be collected on FRIDAYS.

  • If your regular pick up days fall on Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday your bulk item will be collected on SATURDAYS. 

  • All Electronics must be brought to the Town of North Hempstead by the homeowner or recycled thorough a manufacturer sponsored take-back program.

Hazardous Waste

Hazardous waste, volatile materials, propane tanks, gas tanks, bricks, asphalt, concrete, granite, marble, toilets, stone and stoneware, lime, asbestos, automobile parts (engines, transmissions, rear ends, auto body parts, etc.) pipes, paint cans with liquid, infectious and/or biological waste, logs or wood longer than 3’feet and larger then 2” inches in diameter, chain link fencing and cables. Scrap lumber and other debris resulting from the construction or renovation of premises by Contractors.


No garbage will be picked up on New Year's Day, MLK Day,  President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans' Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day or any other day that the disposal facility is closed. When a scheduled pickup falls on a legal holiday or when the disposal facility is closed, it will be picked up on your next scheduled pickup day.

Village reserves the right to not pick up or service a household that has repeat violations of the above provisions or that does not pay for service.

Notification of violation

Notes will be left on bags or cans by Meadow Carting if bags are too heavy, recyclables are not properly sorted, hazardous waste is included in bags, etc. so that homeowners can remedy the situation by the next pick up. If there are repeat offenses, the carter will note it in their log and contact the Village. If the Village is notified by the carter that there have been repeated problems with a particular household, the Village will send a written notification to the homeowner advising them of the Village fine for violations. The Village reserves the right to impose a fine of up to $500 and, for flagrant or repeated violations, suspend service after written notification.

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