Garbage & Recycling

The Town of Grand Island residential recycling and garbage collection is provided by a private company through a contract overseen by the Town Engineering Department.

Garbage Guidelines

Size & Weight
Containers, bags and/or bushels shall NOT exceed 60 pounds in weight, excluding trash/bulk items. Any material not in cans or bags should be securely tied in bundles no more than four (4) feet in length.

Item Limit 
Each week, up to 10 bags and/or containers, including 1 bulk item — i.e. mattress, box spring, furniture, carpet, or appliance may be placed for collection.

Six Collection Holidays are as followsNew Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day 
For Holidays that fall on a week day, collection will be postponed for one day throughout the week.  If the Holiday is on a weekend there will be no delay in collection.  

Casella Garbage/Recycle Guidelines 
2021/2022 Collection Calendar

 Visit Casella Waste Systems website for FAQs  and news or call their Customer Service at 800-CASELLA (800-227-3552), 7 AM to 5:00 PM.

If your recycling green lid tote has not been remarked with a Casella sticker please leave it out at the curb so it can be marked


GI Residents can schedule a drop off of electronics to our E waste partner “BCR”.

Appointment only drop off Monday-Friday (9am-4pm) by calling BCR at (716)545-6369.

*No Charge for Electronics (acceptable list on website)

*For CRT’s (old style box TV’s) and Plasma TV's there is a $50 charge to recycle, and Flat Screen LCDs are a $20 charge.

*For a list of what we accept you can visit our website:

Buffalo Computer Recycling (BCR)
1430 Clinton St, Suite 92
Buffalo, NY 14206