Holiday Changes Trash Pickup Schedule

Banks, schools and Post Offices are closed Monday for the celebration of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. And trash pickup for some residents is postponed. For those residents whose trash is picked up Mondays and Thursdays, collection is scheduled for Thursday only, though Read More …

Recycling Returns to Separate Pickup Days in 2019

Recycling plans get recycled starting this week. In recent years, Huntington residents were able to toss a mix of paper, plastic and glass into one recycling bin for weekly pickup. Download the calendar But because of a collapse in the global recycling market, meaning mixed Read More …

Dual-Stream Recycling to Return in January

Huntington residents will return to dual-stream recycling in January because of the collapse of the global recycling market. The Town Board will vote on the change at its meeting Dec. 18. Dual stream means the return to alternating pickup weeks, with bottles, cans and plastics Read More …

Single-Stream Recycling to End This Year

The Town of Huntington is continuing with single-stream recycling until the end of the year, relying on Omni Westbury for the next few weeks. Huntington, along with other towns, lost access to single-stream recycling when  Brookhaven shut down operations Oct.29 after Green Stream Recycling announced Read More …

Huntington Looks to New Recycling Options

The Town of Huntington is preparing to change its recycling program because of a significant global decline in the value recycled materials. It could mean the end of single-stream recycling, and a shift back to the need to separate plastics and paper trash. Huntington will Read More …

Environmesch: Recycling Old Shoes

Did you know you can recycle your textiles, including shoes? My running shoes have been through a half marathon, several 10Ks, and lots of training in between. They’re so worn out, that I can stick my fingers through the holes. I definitely can’t donate these Read More …

Trash Pickup Postponed by Holiday

There is no scheduled trash collection on Monday in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Residents who normally have their trash collected on Monday will have their trash collected on Tuesday and Thursday this week. Residents who normally have their trash collected on Tuesday will have their trash collected Read More …