Village of Islandia, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Islandia 12-6-1990 as L.L. No. 16-1990. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Dumping — See Ch. 69.
Junkyards — See Ch. 104.
Littering — See Ch. 111.
Solid waste transfer/recycling centers — See Ch. 142.
The Village Board of the Village of Islandia has found it necessary for the general welfare of the community to conform to the Town of Islip Recycling Ordinance pertaining to the separation of recyclables for residents within the Village of Islandia garbage district.
This chapter shall be known as the "Recycling Chapter of the Village of Islandia."
As used in this chapter, the following words are intended to include and be defined as follows:
BULK ITEM
An item of solid waste larger than two by two by four (2 x 2 x 4) feet or heavier than fifty (50) pounds.
RECYCLABLES
Solid waste consisting of newspaper, glass and/or metal food and beverage containers and aluminum and metal food and beverage containers.
SOLID WASTE
Materials or substances discharged or rejected as being spent, useless, worthless or in excess to the owner at the time of such discard or rejection, except sewage and other highly diluted water-carried materials or substances and those in gaseous form. Such wastes shall include, but are not limited to, garbage, sludge, rubbish, ashes, incinerator residue, street cleanings, dead animals, offal, abandoned vehicles, agricultural waste, industrial waste, commercial waste and construction and demolition debris.
A. 
Recyclables shall be separated from all other solid waste.
B. 
Paper recyclables shall be tied in bundles prior to the collection, removal or disposal of the same. Newspaper shall be bundled separately from cardboard.
C. 
Glass and metal recyclables shall be clean, and all contents shall be removed therefrom prior to the collection, removal or disposal of the same.
D. 
All recyclables shall be placed in a garbage can for collection, removal and disposal. Recyclables shall not be placed in plastic bags for collection, removal or disposal.
E. 
Recyclables shall not be placed in the same garbage can or otherwise mixed with other forms of solid waste for collection, removal or disposal.
F. 
It shall be unlawful for a person to collect, remove or dispose of solid waste which consists of recyclables combined with other forms of solid waste.
G. 
Ownership of recyclables set out for collection shall thereupon vest in the Village of Islandia. It shall be unlawful for a person to collect, remove or dispose of recyclables which are the property of the Village of Islandia without first having obtained the license required by the Town of Islip. A person who collects or removes recyclables which belong to the Village of Islandia shall deliver and dispose of the same at such locations as the Town of Islip Commissioner shall designate for that purpose.
H. 
The Board of Trustees, in consultation with the Town of Islip Commissioner, is empowered to designate the day of the week on which recyclables shall be collected, removed and disposed of from a particular area. Recyclables shall not be collected, removed or disposed of from that area on any day of the week other than that designated by the Board of Trustees.
I. 
The Board of Trustees, in consultation with the Town of Islip Commissioner, is empowered to designate the day of the week on which solid waste which does not contain recyclables shall be collected, removed and disposed of from a particular area. Solid waste which does not contain recyclables shall not be collected, removed or disposed of from that area on any day of the week other than that designated by the Board of Trustees.
A person convicted of violating § 136-4A, B, C, D or E shall be guilty of a violation and punishable as follows:
A. 
For a first conviction, by a fine of not less than ten dollars ($10.) nor more than twenty-five dollars ($25.).
B. 
For a second conviction within one (1) year, by a fine of not less than twenty-five dollars ($25.) nor more than fifty dollars ($50.).
C. 
For a third conviction within one (1) year, by a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.).
D. 
For a fourth conviction within one (1) year, by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100.) nor more than two hundred fifty dollars ($250.).
This chapter shall become effective immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State.