PROVIDED BY THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT FREE OF CHARGE TO ALL TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE RESIDENTS, (845) 452-1750
The Town of Poughkeepsie Highway Department will open its Transfer Station 10 times from April through September for Town residents to discard unwanted bulk items at 8 Burnett Blvd. Operating hours are from 7:00AM to 12:00 PM. There will be no dates in July. Current proof of Town residency and a photo ID must be provided before entering the facility. COMMERCIAL HAULERS AND BUSINESSES WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ACCESS TO THIS STATION. A complete list of acceptable items and dates may be picked up at the Town Clerk or Highway Department offices, or accessed on the Town website: www.townofpoughkeepsie.com.
BULK ITEMS ACCEPTED: BRUSH & LAWN DEBRIS, LUMBER, FURNITURE, CARPETS, CLOTHES, BOOKS, MAGAZINES, TOYS, BEDDING, PLASTICS, WOOD FENCING, POOL COVERS, POOL LINERS, VINYL SIDING, TIRES, VCR’S, COMPUTER TOWERS METALS: ALL MAJOR APPLIANCES, BBQ GRILLS, LAWN MOWERS, SNOW BLOWERS, TILLERS (PLEASE DRAIN OIL & REMOVE GAS TANKS), SMALL APPLIANCES, METAL CABINETS & DOORS, WINDOWS & SCREENS W/METAL TRIM, SCRAP METALS, FURNACES, COLD WATER TANKS, METAL FURNITURE
NOT ACCEPTED: TV’S, COMPUTER MONITORS, PAINT, SOLVENTS, CHEMICALS, AEROSOL CANS (ANY HAZARDOUS MATERIALS), BLACKTOP, CONCRETE, BRICKS, SLATE, ROCKS, ROOFINGMATERIALS, ASBESTOS, CAR PARTS, HOUSEHOLD-GARBAGE, RECYCLABLES & DEAD ANIMALS.
You may call SOLID WASTE MGT DEPT at (845) 486-3604 for information on how to dispose of certain electronics & hazardous materials.
** PLEASE NOTE** NYSDEC also requires that all open vehicles or trailers need to be tarped.