Household Hazardous Waste Disposal & Electronics Recycling Events


Dutchess County Division of Solid Waste Management to host
Three Household Hazardous Waste Disposal & Electronics Recycling Events in 2024

June 1st (online registration opens May 1st)
September 21st (online registration opens August 21st)
October 26th (online registration opens September 26th)

8:00 am to 12:30 No set appointment time

To Be Held At: 626 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie, NY
(access off of Route 44 to Burnett Boulevard)
Registration and $10 Prepayment Required

Open to Dutchess County Residents Only
Register online: or call (845) 463-6020
Registration is limited to the first 400 households
These events are partially funded by the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation


Acceptable Items:

Product Containers Marked:
“Warning”, “Hazardous”, “Flammable”, “Poisonous”, “Corrosive”

Lead based paints (NO latex or oil based!), photo chemicals, non-latex driveway sealer, pool chemicals, creosote, kerosene, flammable liquids, metal polish, turpentine, , strippers, thinners, gasoline/oil mixture, brake fluid, antifreeze, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, chemical fertilizers, adhesives, resins, solvents, fluorescent tubes (tape together or put in box to prevent breakage), propane tanks, mercury containing devices, computer monitors, CPU’s, fax machines, printers, TV’s, stereos, telephones, lithium & sealed lead acid batteries (no automotive!).

Do Not Bring:

Waste in containers larger than 10 gallons, latex or oil based paints, ammunition or explosives, asbestos products, latex driveway sealer &, building or construction debris, tires, furniture, medical waste, pharmaceuticals, air conditioners, radioactive materials, scrap metal, metal drums or empty containers, motor oil, car batteries, alkaline or rechargeable batteries.

  • Paint, Stain, Varnish – Paint care drop off locations will accept these materials year-round
  • AAA, AA, C, D, 9 Volt and lantern batteries are regular household trash
  • 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 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