How do I dispose of Hazardous waste?
Hazardous waste is not collected. Items include the following: aerosol cans, ammonia, ammunition, antifreeze, asbestos, bleach, bug and rodent killers, automobile batteries, chemistry sets, degreasers, disinfectants, drain cleaners, explosives, fertilizers, fireworks, fire extinguishers, flammable liquids, infectious or medical waste, kerosene, lacquer, latex and oil based paint, oven cleaners, paint stripper, paint thinner and brush cleaner, photography chemicals, polishes & wood preservers, propane or oxygen tanks, radioactive materials, solvents, spot removers, swimming pool chemicals, varnish, tires,unlabeled materials, waste oil, and weed killers. To dispose of these items, please call the Town of Hempstead S.T.O.P. program at (516) 378-4210.

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1. How can I assure that my refuse and recycling will be picked up as scheduled?
2. Is there a limit as to how much refuse I can have picked up each week?
3. What constitutes a bulk pickup and should I call to schedule?
4. What are some items that may require a bulk pickup?
5. What is my bulk pick up day?
6. What is the telephone number of the dump in Merrick?
7. How many bags of leaves am I allowed to put out on Wednesday, yard waste day?
8. Is a mattress and box spring considered a bulk pick up?
9. How do I dispose of Hazardous waste?