Special Pickups

Special Pickups

Sanitary District No.6 services the communities of West Hempstead, Lakeview, Garden City South, Malverne Park, Franklin Square, Elmont, North Valley Stream, South Floral Park

Many items that you want to dispose of may a require a "Special Pickup" due to various reasons: size, weight, etc...

Some items that require a special pickup are as follows:
  • Pianos
  • Televisions (any size)
  • Oil Tanks (which must be completely empty, cut in quarters or half, depending on size)
  • Furnaces (which are completely broken down)
  • Appliances such as:
    • Washers
    • Dryers
    • Dehumidifiers
    • Refrigerators (doors removed)
    • Air Conditioners
    • Stoves
    • Hot Water Heater
    • Couch or Sofabed (sofabed needs to be tied or secured)
    • Mattress/Box Springs/Bedding: District Regulations require all Mattresses, Box Springs and ALL Bedding be wrapped in plastic or placed in mattress bags before placing curbside.
    • TV's, Computers, Computer peripherals, VCR's, DVD's, E-Waste

If you are unsure of what, when or how to put something out for collection, please contact us first!

You must call (516) 481-7110 to arrange for a Special Pick up

PLEASE DO NOT SEND US 'SPECIAL PICK UPS' via E-MAIL as all SPECIAL PICK UPs MUST be arranged by calling the telephone # above.
In November, 2016, the Slow Down to Get Around law went into effect in New York State and requires drivers to slow down when passing waste and recycling collection vehicles when the vehicle's safety lights are flashing.