• Click here for the temporary garbage schedule bulk 1, 2, and 3 *Please note only garbage will be picked up NOT bulk items – bulk routes are used for scheduling purposes only 

    • Due to the COVID-19 staff reduction, our sanitation collection schedule has been modified.  We are using our bulk routes as our HOUSEHOLD garbage pick up days.  Please refer to the link ABOVE to find your bulk route.  Bulk route 1 will be picked up on Mondays, bulk route 2 will be picked up on Tuesdays, and bulk route 3 will be picked up on Wednesdays.  Recyclables will be picked up on  alternate weeks - PAPER ON THURSDAY MARCH 26TH, COMMINGLE ON THURSDAY APRIL 2ND, PAPER ON THURSDAY APRIL 9TH, AND COMMINGLE ON THURSDAY APRIL 16TH.

    • Please have garbage and recycling out by 7AM on the morning of your scheduled pick up.  If the items are not picked up by the end of day please leave items out for the next day.  Thank you for your patience as we continue to develop our plan on how to best service the Town of Cortlandt community. 

    • All special bulk, brush, and organic yard waste are suspended until the week of April 20th

  • As of March 16, 2020 we are restricting public access to all Town DES facilities.

  • All Cortlandt residents can bring their E-Waste items to the Village of Buchanan at 218 Westchester Avenue Monday - Friday between 8:00am -3:00pm.

  • Freon items will no longer be accepted during E-Waste drop offs.  Payment for a special bulk pick-up can be made at the Sanitation office located at 167 Road Hook Road or at Town Hall.  The cost is $10.00 per item and can be paid by cash or check.  Sanitation office hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 3:30 pm; Town Hall office hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.  

167 Roa Hook Road 
Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
Phone No. (914) 737-0100 
Fax No. (914) 737-1655


Steve Ferreira, P.E., Director

Brent W.VanZandt, P.E., Deputy Director
Christina Edwards, Deputy Director, D.E.S. - Administration
Brian McIntyre, General Foreman
Joe Curry, Assistant Foreman
Regular Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 3:30PM
All Sanitation Services start at  7:00 AM
Summer Sanitation Services start at 6:00 AM 

Yard waste must be placed in brown biodegradable paper bags or loose in a garbage can.  Yard waste in plastic bags of any kind will not be collected.  Please refer to the 2019 Sanitation and Recylcing Calendar (which is a clickable link below) for pickup dates.  For more information on the Westchester County Love 'Em and Leave 'Em Program please visit .

New Town Regulation- All mattresses and box springs out for disposal must be placed in sealed plastic bags.  Bags can be purchased at your local hardware store or online. 

2020 Sanitation Brochure

2020 Garbage/Bulk Route Alphabetical Street Listing

2020 Sanitation/ Recycling Guide Calendar

Household-Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF)

This facility, centrally located in Valhalla, is open year-round and will accept household chemical waste.  Their address is 15 Woods Rd, Valhalla. Hours of operation are Tuesday -Saturday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Residents can also bring documents for shredding and expired or unwanted medication for disposal on the first Tuesday of each month. Call (914) 813-5425 for more information.


Garbage pickup for the Town is as follows:

  • The northern end of Town and Verplanck                       Monday
  • The southern end of town                                                        Tuesday
  • Paper and cardboard Townwide                                            Wednesday
  • Commingle (glass, plastic & metal) Townwide                Thursday
  • Bulk and Organic pickup according to route                       Friday