Refuse Collection and Recycling Guidelines

Any inquiries regarding missed pickups please call (914) 410-9080 or by email at Any other sanitation matters please contact R&S Waste Services at 914-231-0171 or email


The Village of Pelham entered into a two (2) year agreement  with R&S Waste Services LLC., for garbage, recycling and organic waste collection in February 2014, with options to extend for up to an additional two (2) years.

Residential and Commercial services include disposal of:

  • Household Garbage
  • Recyclables (two groupings) Paper / Cans and Plastics
  • Bulk Trash
  • Bulk Metals
  • Organic Waste

Sanitation Documents & Links

2017 Village of Pelham Sanitation Calendar  

Sanitation FAQ How do i dispose of...

General Information Residential and Commercial

Commercial Garbage and Recycling Collection Summary

Garbage Collection Facilities for Construction Debris

Quick Reference Guide to the Expanded Source Separation Law for Plastics

Electronic Waste Recycling 

A Guide to Curbside Recycling 

General Sanitation Information Summarized
The Village is divided into Areas A and B for the pick-up schedules

Area A: Pelville, Chester Park 
Area B: Pelham Heights, Pelhamwood
Apartments and Homes on Fifth Avenue, Wolfs Lane and Lincoln Avenue (Monday, Wednesday, Friday Garbage Pick-up)

Garbage: A- Monday and Thursday (See General Info. For Items Accepted)

                B- Tuesday and Friday

                Apts./Commercial- Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Bulk:  A- Every other Thursday (See General Info. For Items Accepted)

           B- Every other Friday

          Apts.- Every Wednesday (No bulk pickup for Commercial)

Recycling: A- Every other Thursday (See General Info. For Items Accepted)

                   B- Every other Friday

                   Apts./Commercial- Every Thursday (Co-mingled & Paper)

Organic Waste: April 5th - December 15th (See General Info. For Items Accepted)

                         A & B-Wednesday (April 5th - October 11th by R&S Waste Services LLC)

                         A & B-Monday - Friday (October 15th - December 15th by Department of Public Works)

Christmas trees are picked up by the DPW at the curb from December 26th to January 31st.

Commercial Cardboard: Every Tuesday and Thursday

Bulk Metals-Contact R & S Waste Services at 914-231-0171 or

TV’s and Monitors - Call Village Hall at 914-738-2015 Ext. 4

2017 Holidays- No Collections

New Years- Monday, January 2nd
Martin Luther King Jr. - Monday, January 16th
Presidents Day- Monday, February 20th
Memorial Day-Monday, May 29th
Independence Day- Tuesday, July 4th
Labor Day-Monday, September 4th
Columbus Day- Monday, October 9th
Thanksgiving Day-Thursday, November 23rd
Christmas Day- Monday, December 25th