The weekly trash and bi-weekly recycling pickup within the Town of Camillus is provided by Dependable Disposal. Only typical household waste will be collected. Trash must be out on time for pickup, they are not able to return to homes that miss the pickup. On the weeks when both trash and recycle totes are out, please be sure to leave 4' between the totes. If you have service questions or need to make special arrangements for an item pickup, please call Dependable Disposal at 315-472-7455.
Please refer to the Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency's (OCRRA) website for recycling guidelines and information. For information on their Toxic Waste Disposal program, click here.
For some holidays, trash and recycling pickup will be delayed one day from the date of the holiday through the remainder of the week. Please refer to the Town Newsletter for updated information on trash & recycling holidays.
If a holiday is not listed, trash pick will remain on regular schedule that week!!
- 10 bags of basic household rubbish placed in the tote.
- 2 large items (armchair, standard couch) per household per year will be picked up at no charge IF PREVIOUSLY ARRANGED WITH Dependable Disposal. Any additional items will incur a pickup fee.
- Any type of trash bags is acceptable (clear, white, dark, etc.)
- During snow season, the totes will be left in the driveway unless the homeowner clears an area in the yard for them. Dependable Disposal will do their best to set them back in their original place (but cannot guarantee they won’t be subsequently affected by wind, plows, etc.).
Frequently Asked Questions
May be placed in the weekly trash, not the recycle bin. Alternately, some local libraries and other organizations may accept them; see OCRRA's website for ideas.
Should be placed in the recycling bin.
Will only be picked up by prior arrangement with Dependable Disposal. It must be cut into 3’ x 3’ sections and bound in manageable rolls/bundles for pickup; one room’s worth per week is allowable (equates to approximately 10-12 rolls/bundles).
May be brought to an OCRRA E-Waste Drop Off event. Also, many local businesses accept electronics including computers for recycling. For more information visit OCRRA's website.
- Construction Debris (wood, brick, etc.):
Will not be picked up with the weekly trash but may be take to the Landfill.
Wheels For Wishes is a vehicle donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish Central New York. At no charge to residents, we pick up or tow away vehicles, anywhere in New York. Earned proceeds are donated to Make-A-Wish Central New York and help to grant the wishes of local kids. Contact them: 1-877-690-9474 or website.
- Fallen Tree Fruit:
Apples, etc. (maximum of three small bags per week) placed in the tote.
- Furniture (dressers, tables, etc.):
Can be put out for pickup once prior arrangements have been made and must be in their original form. Dismantled or destroyed furniture will not be picked up.
Upholstered furniture may be picked up if prior arrangements are made with Dependable Disposal. Furniture with metal (i.e. recliners or sleeper sofas) may be picked up for an additional fee. Contact Dependable Disposal for more information.
- Lawn Furniture-Wooden:
No picnic tables, painted, or pressure treated wood lawn furniture will be picked up.
- Lawn Furniture-Aluminum:
Standard aluminum frame/plastic webbing type lawn furniture will be picked up.
- Mattresses/Box Springs:
Mattress pickup can be arranged with Dependable Disposal. Please note that payment of $15 must be made to cover the disposal fee charged by OCRRA for this type of item.
- Scrap Metal
No scrap or other metal will be picked up. Some items may be eligible for pickup by the Highway Department if prior arrangements are made.
Will be picked up by prior arrangement with Dependable Disposal – a $25 surcharge applies.
- Paint Cans:
Latex paint cans may be put out for pickup with the weekly trash only if the paint is dry and hardened and the lid has been removed from the can.
Oil based paints, thinners, wood stains and other hazardous wastes, a reservation should be made to drop them off at one of OCRRA's household hazardous waste drop off sites.
- Pools/Pool Liners & Covers:
Pools will not be picked up. Solar covers and liners will be picked up if prior arrangements are made with Dependable Disposal.
Will be picked up if they are placed in the tote (will not be retrieved from yard waste piles). Maximum of two per week.
Should be placed in the regular trash; it is not recyclable.
Will be picked up by prior arrangement with Dependable Disposal – surcharge applies.
Fallen walnuts gathered from yard will not be picked up.