Scale Hours:

Monday - Friday  8:00am - 4:30pm

Saturday  9:00am - 1:00pm

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday  9:00am-4:30pm


Sunday  - CLOSED 

Observed Holidays

New Years Day 

Memorial Day 

Independence Day 

Labor Day 


Christmas Day 


Plastic Bottles
Examples: Clear and Colored Plastic Bottles, Soda (up to 3 liter), Milk and Water Jugs (up to 1 gallon only), Detergent, Bleach, Personal Care Products
Preparation: Discard caps, empty, rinse and clean. The bottle must have the recycling symbol and numbers 1, 2, 4, and 7
Items Not Accepted: Motor Oil Bottles, Food Wrap, Plastic Toys, Pool Chemical Bottles, Tubs, Buckets or Pails, Black Gardening Pots, Styrofoam (disregard the number on the bottom-Styrofoam is not recyclable, grocery store bags)

Metal Food and Beverage Containers
Examples: Soup, Pet food, Soda, Beer, Pie Plates Glass
Preparation: Empty and rinse clean. Do not flatten. Lids and Labels can be left on.
Items Not Accepted: Scrap Metal such as: Toasters, Pots, Frying Pans, Coat Hangers.

Glass Food and Beverage Containers
Examples: Food and Beverage Bottles and Jars – Clear, Green, and Browns
Preparation: Empty, rinse clean, lids need to be removed but labels may be left on.
              NO BROKEN GLASS
Items Not Accepted: Drinking Glasses, Pyrex, Light Bulbs, Ceramics, Window Glass, Mirror Glass

Newspapers, Magazines and Paper
Examples: Newspapers (including inserts) junk mail, and Magazines
Preparation: Bundle and tie separately. We accept all paper.

Corrugated Cardboard
Examples: Brown Boxes only and Brown Paper Bags Waxed Cardboard, Show Boxes, Gift Boxes and Cereal Boxes    

**Preparation: Cardboard and bags must be emptied, flattened and tied in bundles 2’x2’
Items Not Accepted:  No packing materials such as Styrofoam peanuts. No frozen food boxes

Recycling Guidelines
The following items must be recycled according to the regulations  set forth by the State Department of Environmental Protection.  

Recycle Depot
230 Van Wagner Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Phone: 845-452-3939
Fax: 845-452-5310