Recycling Guidelines
The following items must be recycled according to the regulations  set forth by the State Department of Environmental Protection.  Click here for a Printer Friendly Version of our Recycling Guidelines.

All dates will be picked up one day later:

New Years Day

Memorial Day

Fourth of July

Labor Day

Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Day

Contact Information

Metal Food and Beverage Containers
Examples: Soup, Pet food, Soda, Beer, Pie Plates
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, Metal and Plastic, Food and Beverage Containers can be mixed together in a blue bag or recycling bin.

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 left on.
Items Not Accepted: Drinking Glasses, Pyrex, Light Bulbs, Ceramics, Window  Glass, Mirror Glass

Newspapers, Magazines and Paper

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

Corrugated Cardboard
Examples:  Brown Boxes only and Brown Paper Bags
Preparation: Cardboard and bags must be empty, flatten and tie in bundles
Items Not Accepted: Waxed Cardboard, Show Boxes, Gift Boxes and Cereal Boxes.  No packing materials such as Styrofoam peanuts.


Mon - Fri 8am - 4:30pm Sat 9am-1pm​

Phone: 1-845-452-3939

​Fax: 1-845-452-5310

230 Van Wagner Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 

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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.  HDPE#2 PET(E) #1
Preparation: Discard caps, empty, rinse and clean.  The bottle must have the correct recycling symbol.
Items Not Accepted: Motor Oil Bottles, Food Wrap, Plastic Toys, Pool Chemical Bottles, Tubs, Buckets or Pails, incorrect recycling symbols.