Household Hazardous Waste Disposal & Electronic Recycling; Medical Disposal Also Available Aug. 1st


The Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency’s 2015 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal & Electronic Recycling Day will take place Saturday, August 1st from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 96 Sand Dock Road in the Town of Poughkeepsie.   Pre-registration is required for this event and there is a $15.00 registration fee. To pre-register, please call (845) 463-6020 or visit

An opportunity to dispose of unwanted or expired medications will also be available at this event between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. There is no fee or pre-registration required.

Materials that WILL be accepted:
Product Containers Marked: “Warning”, “Hazardous”, “Flammable”, “Poisonous”, “Corrosive.”

Photo chemicals, non-latex driveway sealer, pool chemicals, creosote, kerosene, flammable liquids, metal polish, turpentine, stains, varnishes, strippers, thinners, gasoline/oil mixture, brake fluid, auto fluids, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, chemical fertilizers, adhesives, resins, solvents, oil & lead based paints (no latex), mercury containing devices, button cell batteries for watches & hearing aids, computer monitors, CPU’s, fax machines, printers, TV’s, stereos, telephones and cell phones, lithium & sealed lead acid batteries, fluorescent bulbs & tubes.

Materials that will NOT be accepted:
Ammunition or explosives, asbestos products, latex driveway sealer & latex paint, building or construction debris, tires, furniture, medical waste, propane or other flammable gas cylinders, radioactive materials, scrap metal, metal drums or empty containers, motor oil, car batteries and antifreeze.