Brookhaven Town officials announced Tuesday that Quickway carting informed the town at around noon today that the company would stop collecting residential trash from the areas it services in Brookhaven, effective immediately.
The move affects about 20% of the carting districts within Brookhaven, including portions of Shoreham, Rocky Point, Port Jefferson Station, Farmingville, East Patchogue and Manorville, according to a town press release.
Brookhaven said it is working with other local carting companies “to immediately put contingency plans in place to ensure that all residents in the affected areas will have carting service to remove their residential trash and recycling without significant disruption of service.”
Brookhaven said Quickway was one year into a multi-year contract in which it was the successful bidder for residential refuse and recycling services.
“The Town of Brookhaven intends to pursue every available legal option as a result of this carter’s unacceptable actions,” the release said.
Calls to both Brookhaven and Quickway were not immediately returned.