TRASH CLEAN UP DAYS FRI (5.13.16) & SAT (5.14.16) 8am-3pm
@ Town Highway Garage, 2890 Towpath Rd, Weedsport
ITEMS ACCEPTED: A limited quantity of construction debris/tires, air conditioners, oil, refrigerators/freezers (door removed), furniture, mattresses, various household items, water based paints, propane tanks.
A SEPARATE AREA WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR CLIPPINGS AND/OR BRUSH.
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TOWN OF BRUTUS OPEN BURN BAN
PER NYS DEC: NO OPEN FIRES ALLOWED BETWEEN MARCH 16th, 2016 and MAY 14th, 2016.
*SMALL COOKING AND CAMPFIRES (untreated wood, no larger than 3 ft tall X 4 ft wide)
*ON-SITE BURNING OF AGRICULTURAL WASTES (organic in origin) GENERATED ON FARMS LARGER THAN 5 ACRES
*IN TOWNS WITH LESS THAN 20,000 RESIDENTS (Town of Brutus is approx. 4,200 residents which includes the Village of Weedsport), THE BURNING OF DOWNED LIMBS AND BRANCHES WITH ATTACHED LEAVES IS ALLOWED BUT SUBJECT TO NO OPEN BURNING BETWEEN MARCH 16th, 2016 and MAY 14th, 2016.
•If any questions or concerns or if you would like further information, please contact NYS DEC (Region 7, Syracuse Office) at #(315) 426-7400.
•Open burning of household trash and yard waste releases dangerous chemical compounds including arsenic, carbon monoxide, benzene, formaldehyde, lead, and other toxins and carcinogens.
•Poor air quality contributes to serious acute and chronic health conditions, including childhood asthma and lung cancer.
•Open burning is the lead cause of wildfires in NYS.
•Leaves are included in materials that cannot be burned.
•NO BURNING OF HOME BUILDING MATERIALS (only untreated lumber)!
•As of 10/14/2009, IT IS ILLEGAL TO BURN HOUSEHOLD TRASH AND YARD WASTE (see exceptions listed above).
•Open burning is allowed between May 15, 2015 and March 15, 2016....provided that requirements are met and no further bans are in place by local or state regulations.
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