Dutchess County Division of Solid Waste Management host
Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collection Event
Saturday, October 24, 2020
8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
To Be Held At: 626 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie, NY(access off of Route 44 to Burnett Boulevard)
Registration and $10 Prepayment Required
Please where a mask while signing in at event. Do not exit your vehicle, event staff will unload your household chemicals and electronics.
Open to Dutchess County Residents Only
Register online: www.dutchessny.gov/solidwaste or call (845) 463-6020
Registration is limited to the first 380 households.
These events are partially funded by the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation.
Acceptable Items: 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, antifreeze, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, chemical fertilizers, adhesives, resins, solvents, oil & lead based paints (no latex!), mercury containing devices, computer monitors, CPU’s, fax machines, printers, TV’s, stereos, telephones, lithium & sealed lead acid batteries(no automotive!), fluorescent tubes.
Do Not Bring: Waste in containers larger than 10 gallons,ammunition or explosives, air conditioners, asbestos products, latex driveway sealer & latex paint, building or construction debris, tires, furniture, medical waste, pharmaceuticals, propane or other flammable gas cylinders, radioactive materials, scrap metal, metal drums or empty containers, motor oil,car batteries, alkaline or rechargeable batteries.
Latex Paint – Add kitty litter or sawdust to dry out remaining paint, and then place the can in your regular trash AAA, AA, C, D, 9 Volt and lantern batteries are regular household trash or bring to a rechargeable battery drop off
Rechargeable Nickel Cadmium Batteries and cell phones – Bring to a drop off location at a local retailer
Automotive Batteries and Motor Oil – Drop off at auto centers or local repair shop
Medications – visit www.dutchessny.gov/solidwaste for drop off locations.
Registration and pre-payment for this HHW event is mandatory. We must receive your $10.00 registration fee no later than the Wednesday prior to Saturday’s event. No monies will be accepted at the collection site.
For more information: 845-463-6020 or www.dutchessny.gov/solidwaste