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Posted on: September 3, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event

Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event Flyer

Registration (link) for the October 2 event is now open. This is the final event for the year.   

  • There are no appointment times. The event is open 8 am to 12:30 pm. 
  • Registration and pre-payment for this HHW event is mandatory.  
  • Please stay in your car for unloading and wear a face covering.
  • 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. 
  • Please be prepared for wait times!
  • Chemicals and fluorescents are unloaded first and electronics second. Please pack you vehicle accordingly.
  • Registration limited to the first 380 households.
  • Open to Dutchess County Residents Only. 

Events are held at: 

Dutchess County Department of Public Works
626 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie, NY
(access off of Route 44 to Burnett Boulevard)

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
  • Propane cylinders 

Do Not Bring:

  • Waste in containers larger than 10 gallons
  • Ammunition or explosives
  • Asbestos products
  • Latex driveway sealer
  • Latex paint
  • Building or construction debris
  • Tires
  • Furniture
  • Medical waste
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Radioactive materials
  • Scrap metal
  • Metal drums or empty containers
  • Motor oil
  • Car batteries
  • Alkaline or rechargeable batteries. Drop off at auto centers or local repair shop.
  • MedicationsDownload the Dutchess County Prescription Medication Drop Box Program information page (.pdf

Contact

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