Garbage & Recycling Program
The Town of Chester has contracted with Interstate Waste Services, for the collection of household garbage, recycling, and bulk materials, as mandated and regulated by the County of Orange.
- Garbage Information (this page) | Download
- Proper Garbage Toter Placement | Download
- NEW Recycling Guide (2019) | Download
- Garbage Day Pickup | Download
- Tipping Rates | Download
- County Transfer Schedule | Download
- Battery Disposal | Download
- NEW The Importance of Recycling | Download
- NEW Learn more about the Material Recovery Facility | Click here to visit Interstate Waste
- Managing and Disposing of Household Hazardous Waste | Download/View PDF
Your scheduled pickup for garbage collection and recycling are on the same day each week. Place your trash and recyclables out the night before. Garbage must be in the containers provided by IWS. Please place all toters BEHIND THE CURB. There should be nothing in the roadway that would impede or delay the removal of snow or ice. Each residence that pays for garbage in their property taxes is provided with one garbage and one recycling toter. If any additional toters are needed, they may be purchased through Interstate Waste at 845-572-3300.
If you have any questions about your scheduled pickup day, please call 469-7000 x332.
The following are the holidays observed by Interstate Waste:
- New Year Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
PLEASE NOTE: Garbage and recycling will be delayed by one day following an observed holiday. There will be no service interruption on holidays not listed.
Bulk pickup begins April 1st through November 30th. Please contact IWS at 845-572-3300 to schedule your collection. Please place all bulk items out the night before scheduled pickup
NO CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION (C&D) DEBRIS AND NO YARD WASTE.
Absolutely no construction or demolition debris is allowed in the garbage or recycling toter. For information on the disposal of leaves or brush Village of Chester residents can call 469-2388 and Town of Chester residents can call 469-7000 x322. Lawn clipping are not accepted by IWS or by the Town or Village.
Tires (rims off) will be collected at the Town Highway Garage, 77 Laroe Road, Monday-Friday, 7:30 am to 3:30 pm, the second and third weeks of May each year.
The following are some of the items considered hazardous and not picked up with regular household refuse: computers, laptop computers, keyboards, mouse, speakers, scanners, gaming controls, monitors, printers, television sets. For a complete list of hazardous items, visit www.orangecountygov.com under the Environmental Facilities & Services department on how to handle hazardous materials. You may also call the Orange County DPW Division of Environmental Facilities & Services at (845) 291-2640.
Interstate Waste Services also provides Chester residents E-Recycling services. You may bring your computer monitors, TV’s, electronics, etc. to 89 Black Meadow Road, Chester, NY. The facility is open Monday-Friday from 8am to 4pm. ID to determine Chester residency is required. Please call 845-572-3300 for directions.