Monthly Archives: July 2020

Waste Oil

The Fishers Island Waste Management District purchased a waste oil furnace this past winter. Once installed, the District hopes to not only have lower heating costs but help island residents and businesses by having another source to discard waste oil.
In the past, one would have to hold on to waste oil to discard at the Household Hazardous Waste day, which occurs every two years. Now, you can call to make arrangements to bring your used oil to our shop. At this time, we have limited storage, so please call us before coming. We will ask how much you have and when the best time to bring it by. For more information, please call 788-7459.
And remember, Household Hazardous Waste Day is Saturday, August 8th, from 9 am until 12 pm, at the Transfer Station. During this time, normal trash and recyclables will not be accepted but will be open from 1 pm until 4:30 pm to handle this.
The Compost Station will not be open on Saturday, August 8th

WHEN:        SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2020
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM ONLY


From the Garage & Yard

Oil based paints, stains & varnishes, wood preservatives, additives & solvents, lighter fluid, weed killer, chemical fertilizers, pesticides, fuels (gasoline, kerosene), engine degreaser, brake fluid & carburetor cleaner, transmission fluid, car wax, polishes, driveway sealer, antifreeze, roofing tar, swimming pool chemicals

From the House

Fiberglass resins, rubber cement, airplane glue, aerosol cans, photo chemicals, furniture polish, oven cleaner, spot remover, rug & upholstery cleaner, hobby and art supplies, mothballs, power saver bulbs and all fluorescent bulbs

*Fire Extinguishers, Motor Oil, Dry Cell, Lithium, NiCad & Acid Batteries may be brought but will be charged a fee at the time of disposal


Empty trash containers, household trash, bottles and cans, paper and cardboard, prescription medicines, syringes, commercial or industrial waste, radioactive & biological waste, ammunition, fireworks, explosives, latex paint or latex paint cans, e-waste

The Compost Station accepts e-waste


Saturday, August 8 Household Trash & Recyclables will ONLY be accepted between 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Compost Station will be CLOSED

Questions? Please call the office at 631-788-7455

Swap Shop

Due to Tropical Storm Fay, to avoid damage to the “Swap Shop” tent the District just purchased, we have removed the tent and any light items. Also, please hold off on bringing any items that you may want to drop off. With the winds and rain expected, any items brought will be put in the dumpsters. Please visit us again starting Monday, July 13th.