Glen Cove Department of Public Works Announces Fall S.T.O.P. Collection

Residents Offered Safe Way to Dispose of Household Pollutants

September 20, 2017, Glen Cove, NY… Glen Cove’s Fall S.T.O.P. (Stop Throwing Out Pollutants) program will be held on Saturday, September 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the DPW Yard on 100 Morris Avenue.  The S.T.O.P. program, a service of the Department of Public Works, provides Glen Cove residents with a safe  and environmentally-friendly way to dispose of old paint (enamel, lead and oil based only, no water or latex based paints), paint thinner, household batteries, brake and transmission fluid, antifreeze, aerosol cans with contents, air conditioning refrigerants,  pesticides, insecticides, fertilizers, oven cleaner, rug and upholstery cleaner, polish and wood preservatives, pool chemicals, propane tanks with contents, unused flammable liquids, and fluorescent light bulbs.  No electronics, smoke detectors, fireworks, explosives or medical waste is allowed.  Residential waste only and proof of Glen Cove residency required. For more information, please contact the Department of Public Works at (516) 676-4402.