Trash and recycling pickup is handled through a contract with Waste Management. In addition to those services, some items like brush and trimmings are handled by the Highway Department. 

For questions, call

WASTE MANAGEMENT
1-800-476-6571

TOWN OF AURORA
652-7596 or 652-7590

Trash & Recycling

Help keep our town clean!

Town of Aurora Trash Pickup Schedule by Street CLICK HERE

2014 Garbage, Recycling and Yard Waste Brochure CLICK HERE 

Recycling of Electronics CLICK HERE 
Pick-up of electronics will begin on Monday and continue until the Town has been canvassed once for the weeks beginning: March 31, June 2, August 4, and October 6. (Town and Village residents may also drop off electronic recycling at the Highway Department, 251 Quaker Road, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. M-F of the weeks listed above.)


Guide to Recycling

Materials  What to Place in Recycling Box

What to Place in Trash.
ITEMS NOT RECYCLABLE.

Anything that comes with your regular newspapers. Magazines delivered to your home or purchased at  a newsstand. All Catalogs,  phone books and junk mail. Place in recycling box loose, or put next to recycling bin in paper bags. Put junk mail and writing paper in paper bags. 

DO NOT USE STRING OR PLASTIC BAGS.

Napkins, tissue paper, paper towels, wax paper, wrapping paper.
ANY FOOD SOILED PAPER
Recycle all brown corrugated cardboard. Brown paper bags. Box board (shoeboxes, gift boxes, cereal boxes) Remove all tape, staples and strapping. Break down all boxes in 3 feet x 3 feet sections. Small pieces in brown bags. Waxed corrugated, cardboard lined with foam, cores from carpet rolls or any items made of laminated sheets of paper or cardboard. NO pizza boxes.
All clear, green and brown food and beverage containers Wash containers. Remove lids and caps. Labels DO NOT have to be removed. Put all containers & METAL lids and caps in recycling bin. Ceramic bottles and other ceramic items, flower pots, crystal, light bulbs, mirror & window glass, heat resistant ovenware, hypodermic syringes, eye-glasses
All metal food & Beverage containers (cans). Metal lids, closure caps, and aluminum pie tins. Wash containers. Remove lids and caps. Labels DO NOT have to be removed Propane cylinders, silverware, metal/cardboard containers (frozen juice or motor oil), small appliances, metal cookware, tin foil or hypodermic needles.
DO NOT INCLUDE ANY TYPE OF BATTERY
Plastic food, soap & beverage containers with threaded caps (Screw on lids) Wash containers. Only small-necked containers. NO wide mouth containers such as yogurt and cottage cheese even if they are labeled with the recycling symbol. NO Styrofoam. NO deli-containers. NO microwave containers Anti-freeze or motor oil containers, furniture, plates, plastic bags, tableware, medicine bottles, Plexiglas, fast food containers, snack bags, yogurt & cottage cheese containers and Tupperware (because of residue).
Gable top beverages. Containers including those with plastic spouts.Remove lids. Rinse and empty. Place in recycling bin with other containers. DO NOT mix cartons with newspaper or corrugated cardboard. Straws from drink boxes. Frozen food containers. Waxed paper or drink pouches.

Please make sure your recycling bin is visible for collection.  Moving?  Remember the bin stays with the house.