Solid Waste & Recycling

The Town of New Scotland provides residential curbside household trash and recycling pick up.
To find out which day your street is serviced, click on Trash Collection Schedule.

Bulbs & Batteries
Fluorescent bulbs and acceptable batteries can be dropped off at the Highway Garage Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Household batteries newer than 1995 no longer contain hazardous waste. Dispose of them in your regular trash. 
Bulbs and batteries that may be dropped off include:
  • Button batteries
  • Compact fluorescent bulbs (CFL bulbs)
  • Fluorescent tubes and bulbs
  • Rechargeable batteries

Books, hardcover and softcover, and phone books
All books, both hardcover, paperback and phone books can be recycled in your curbside recycling tote.

If you have any questions, please call the Highway Department at 518-475-0385

Solid Waste & Recycling Resources

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Robert Wright Disposal: Split Body Collect Trash and Recycling
Trash Collection Schedule
Find your trash collection schedule by street.