Annual Events

Spring Tulips at Town Hall

Household Hazardous Waste and
Electronics Recycling Days


These events will be held on May 6 and September 30, 2017 during which the Highway Department accepts cleaners, paints, thinners and solvents, automotive fluids, lawn chemicals, and other household hazardous wastes along with electronics for recycling or safe disposal. These events are only for Town of Bethlehem residents and pre-registered businesses. Both events will take place at the Highway Garage, 74 Elm Avenue East, Selkirk. The hours for these events are 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Document Shredding


The Town will be hosting a secure Document Shredding and Paper Recycling Event on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Elm Avenue Park from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., as part of the Spring Recycle Fest. There will also be secure Document Shredding as part of the America Recycles Day event on Saturday, November 18 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Bethlehem Central Middle School, 332 Kenwood Avenue, Delmar.


Clothing/Textiles, Books and Appliances/Electronics/Scrap Metals Recycling


There will also be clothing/textile recycling, book recycling, and appliance/electronics/scrap metals recycling at the April 8 Spring Recycle Fest! For details see the event flyer. We are also holding Textile and Book recycling as part of the America Recycles Day event on Saturday, November 18 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Bethlehem Central Middle School, 332 Kenwood Avenue, Delmar.


Garden Day


On Garden Day, limited amounts of free compost and wood mulch are available to residents. Please bring your own shovel and container; no loader is available on Garden Day. The 2017 Garden Day will be held on Saturday, April 8, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the town Compost facility located at 1244 Feura Bush Road in Selkirk.