GREENBURGH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Westchester County is cracking down on what people put in their trash after an influx of construction debris showed up at the curb over the past six months.

Shingles, tile and plaster could make the county’s incinerator violate air standards, so officials are trying to take care of the problem.

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“A small amount of construction and demolition debris in your garbage is fine, it’s when you’re doing a large-scale construction project that you really need to get that material to the right facility,” said Lou Vetrone, Deputy Commissioner at Westchester’s Department of Environmental Facilities.

Residents should get dumpsters for major renovations, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported.

“If you’re doing a large-scale renovation that’s something where you need to have somebody haul away that material,” Vetrone said.

Greenburgh Supervisor Paul Feiner is concerned about the possibility of illegal dumping.

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Feiner said he has received emails and phone calls from some residents who said “we’re just going to put the debris on the side of the road.”

“There’s going to be a lot of illegal dumping on the side of roads, some people just don’t want to pay private contractors to pick it up and get rid of it for them,” Feiner said.

Some municipalities like Greenburgh are exploring options, including creating their own collection of construction debris for a small fee.

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