Observed Holidays

New Years Day 

Memorial Day 

Independence Day 

Labor Day 


Christmas Day 

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

Scale Hours:

Monday - Friday  8:00am - 4:30pm

Saturday  9:00am - 1:00pm

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday  9:00am-4:30pm


Sunday  - CLOSED 

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


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