• Take a Virtual Tour of Rockland
    Let's take a virtual tour of all of our facilities!
  • Important Notice
    Effective January 2, 2020 the tip fees for In-County Commercial, Out of County & State acceptable waste will be $99.00/ton.
    This increase does not apply to In-County (Municipal Residential) acceptable waste.
  • Attention:
    As of 9/27/19 the Authority no longer offers rebates to any carters for commercial generated corrugated cardboard and clean waste paper. For more information please call 845-753-2200.
  • Notice
    The Authority is suspending indefinitely ALL deliveries of acceptable Curbside Recyclable Commodities and ALL OCC ( Corrugated Containers) generated OUT OF COUNTY/OUT OF STATE.
    The Authority will ONLY accept material from Municipalities in which the Authority has Inter-Municipal Agreements with.
  • 2019 Tree-Cycling Program
    Rockland Residents can leave their live Christmas Trees curbside this holiday season to be chipped and turned into multipurpose mulch.

    Christmas trees must be completely cleaned off prior to recycling.
  • Attention Clarkstown Landscapers
    Landscaper Licensing Law
  • Until Further Notice
    The Authority will suspend all deliveries into the Co-Composting Facility as it relates to OUT OF COUNTY / OUT OF STATE generated BRUSH, WOOD CHIPS and PALLETS.

    Wood Chips generated/declared IN COUNTY will be accepted at the West Nyack facility at the rate of $57 per ton.
    ONLY Wood Chips generated/declared IN COUNTY will be accepted at the Hillburn facility. There is NO CHARGE for IN COUNTY Wood Chips delivered to the Co-Compost Facility.
  • What is Recycling Contamination?
    Even recyclable materials, such as plastic and other paper products, can act as contaminants if they are disposed of in the wrong recycling container.



To serve the residents and businesses of Rockland County by providing necessary solid waste management services in order to protect and enhance our environment in a high quality, ethical, courteous, timely and cost effective manner.


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Services & Solutions

The Rockland County Solid Waste Management Authority provides comprehensive Waste, Recycling, and Education services to the residents and businesses of Rockland County.


Conserving resources & reducing waste disposal costs through our comprehensive recycling program.


Encouraging homeowners to compost their yard and food wastes - reducing waste disposal costs.


Complete information on all of our facilities, rates, and accepted materials.


Trash removal schedules for your local area, report missed pick up.


Educating the public of the importance of waste reduction, reuse, recycling, composting, hazardous waste disposal and conservation.

Reduction & Reuse

Helpful information on reducing and reuse of textiles, food waste, unwanted advertisements/mailers.

News / Events

Latest News, Events & Announcements

  • December 18, 2019 | Announcements

    Rockland Residents can leave their live Christmas Trees curbside this holiday season. Trees will be brought to RCSWMA's...

  • October 8, 2019 | News
    2019 Leaf Composting Program
    All Municipalities and Landscapers must come to the Clarkstown Facility.
  • October 1, 2019 | Events
    Repair Cafe
      Volunteer Description   RSVP on Facebook!   Behind the Scenes of the May 6th Repair Cafe

  • January 11, 2019 | News
    Latest Green Publications
    Earth Matters: Green Resolutions For 2019 https://nyacknewsandviews.com/2019/01/earth-matters-green-resolutions/   Earth Matters: 5 Simple Steps to Your Greenest Holiday Ever https://nyacknewsandviews.com/2018/12/earth-matters-green-holiday-tips/   Earth Matters: Recycling–A Bird’s Eye...
  • October 11, 2018 | Events
    Repair Cafe Round 2
    November 10th at North Rockland High School


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