Highway & Sanitation

The New Windsor Highway Department is responsible for and maintains over ninety miles of roads in the town. In addition, the highway department provides snow maintenance on six miles of Orange County roads in the Town of New Windsor. 

The highway department operates with a crew of eighteen full-time employees - one deputy superintendent of highways, one foreman, three heavy equipment operators, eleven truck drivers, and two mechanics.

The highway department has completed many roads and drainage projects over the past three years. It has reclaimed and paved roads, removed trees, and placed new drainage structures, guide rails, centerline striping, and signs.

Sanitation Information

Garbage Do's and Dont's

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Garbage Collection
  • Garbage Collection is once per week.
  • Limit of six cans per residence, not to exceed 30 gallons per can.
  • Limit of ten cans per commercial site.
  • Recyclables are picked up every other week on your normal garbage day. 
  • Recycle Schedule: 2024 | 2023
  • Holiday Pickup Schedule: 2024 | 2023
  • Combined Holiday and Recycle Schedule: 2024 | 2023
Metal Pickup
  • Tuesday and Thursday afternoons
  • Refrigerators, air conditioners or freezers cannot be picked up.
  • These items can be taken to the Orange County Transfer Station.
  • Poles should be no longer than four feet in length.
Grass clippings, Leaves, and Brush Collection
  • Pickup is every other week opposite of recycling collection
  • Branches must be less than three inches in diameter, no longer than three feet in length, and tied in bundles.
  • Brush should be placed curbside by 7AM every Monday for pickup that week. Pickup times vary as brush pickup is not on a set schedule.