Waste Management Guide
The following is information regarding all garbage, recyclables, trash and yard waste:
Current Garbage Rate for Residential Customers: $ 21.00 a Month Per Unit
Pickup days, with the exception of trash items, are determined by the QUADRANT of the City in which you reside. (See Collection Schedule Page)
Garbage should be placed in clear plastic bags. They are not to exceed 42 gallons or 50 lbs. in size
The use of plastic containers w/lids is encouraged for storage of garbage
Items must be placed to curb NO EARLIER than 6:00 PM in the evening before pickup or NO LATER than 7:00 AM the day of pickup. All receptacles MUST be removed from the city right-of-way on the day of collection.
Recyclables MUST be placed in Containers, clearly marked “Recyclables”
Large cardboard boxes may be placed neatly to the curb
The use of plastic bags is prohibited
Co-mingle plastics/tin/aluminum/paper/glass and cardboard, metal, empty aerosol cans, coated paper cartons such as milk, juice and drink boxes, gift wrap, newspapers, brown paper bags, telephone directories, paper egg cartons & magazines
Residents MUST call the City Clerk’s Office at 315-592-5390 to schedule a pickup for the following items:
Special Trash Items: Charge $12.00
White Goods (with refrigerant): Charge $20.00
Metal Pickup: Charge Free
THE CITY DOES NOT PROVIDE PICKUP OF THE FOLLOWING:
Construction and Demolition Debris (C&D): Any building material such as drywall, asphalt shingles, wood, toilets, fiberglass or acrylic tubs and sinks
Car Parts: Contact an auto salvage yard
Hazardous Materials such as paint, pesticides, turpentine, oil, fluorescent light bulbs and batteries of all kinds
Above items may be disposed of at Bristol Hill Transfer Station where you will be charged by weight for their disposal.
Bristal Hill Transfer Station
Fulton, NY 13069
Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Audiovisual equipment, cell phones, circuit boards, computers and accessories, electronic scrap, fax machines, printers, telecom equipment, typewriters, video game systems, wiring and cable.
Electronics may be dropped off at the DPW Complex, Monday–Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. free of charge with the exception of TVs, Computer Monitors and Microwave ovens. Disposal of these items will cost $7 per item.
PENALTIES FOR OFFENSES:
SECTION C70-11(A) – ANY VIOLATOR WILL BE SUBJECT TO FINES AND/OR IMPRISONMENT AS STATED IN THE CITY CHARTER.
EFFECTIVE MAY 2, 2017
New penalty fee structures for trash items not on the City Clerk’s Official pickup list placed in the city right-of-way will be charged as follows:
Trash not on list $ 20/item
Garbage Out Early $ 7/item
Bag dumping $ 7/bag
White Goods $ 20/item
6 or more Items $ 150 (min)
Construction Debris $ 20 (min)/weight
TV, Monitor, Microwave $ 15/item
Note: This will include recyclables in bags, trash/garbage items in bags that are not clear or translucent and bags of garbage put to the curb before their scheduled pickup. Charges will be added to the owner’s Water/Sewer bill.
If you have any questions, please call:
City of Fulton:
DPW Garage 315-592-5459
City Clerk’s Office 315-592-5390
Mayor’s Office 315-592-7330
TOGETHER WE CAN KEEP OUR CITY CLEAN!