Village of Herkimer

Solid Waste/Trash/Recycling/Green Waste Guidelines – (Effective 01/01/2021)
Residents have the option to use either Village of Herkimer garbage bags or carts. The bag and cart system applies to all Village residents and businesses that do not have private dumpster service or a private collection dumpster contract.

Please note: Residents who do not participate in the public solid waste collection system will not receive service for recycling, bulk items, electronic waste, steel/metal items, major appliances/white goods, and/or green waste collection.

Households that utilize the Village garbage bags or the cart system for garbage/trash will also receive a cart for recyclables. Recyclables must be placed inside the cart loosely, with no plastic bags, string or twine. 

Village Garbage Bags
If you choose to use the Village of Herkimer garbage bags, they are available at:

  • Herkimer Fastrac Market – 275 Prospect Street
  • Cliff’s – 430 Mohawk Street
  • Hannaford – 401 E Albany Street
  • Cliff’s – 412 E State Street
  • Stewart Shops – 260 Mohawk Street

Cost for the Bags:

  • Large = $3.75
  • Small = $3.15

Cart System
If you choose to participate in the cart system, please contact the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority Office via email at or by phone at 315-733-1224 ext. 2800 to arrange for cart service.

Cost for Carts [Payments to be made quarterly, in advance.]
32-gallon = $56.00 per quarter
64-gallon = $71.00 per quarter
95-gallon = $92.00 per quarter

Village of Herkimer Municipal Poster


120 Green St Herkimer, NY 13350