Recycling Center

Recycling Brochure

Town of Red Hook Recycling Center Is Open Year-Round
Wednesdays, 8am to 1pm & Saturdays, 8am to 1pm
Collection of trash is Saturdays only 7:30am-noon
Glen Pond Road - access off Firehouse Lane
Transfer Station Coordinator/Manager is TJ Hacket

(Please place sticker on your driver's side window)
Residents: $15.00 for one vehicle,
Additional Sticker : $3.00 - limit 2 per household
Stickers can be purchased from Red Hook Town Clerk's Office
or you may send a self addressed envelope with your check
to the Town Clerk's Office

Town Offices hours of operation
Mon.-Fri. 9:00am to 4:00pm
No phone available at this time

Trash may be brought to the Recycling Center
and has a separate fee per bag:
$3.50 for 30-gallon bags, $5 for 40-gallon bags (cash only).
Large items will be charged a per item fee.

As of November 2013, no electronic waste
will be accepted at the Recycling Center.

Did You Know?
  • Paper and corrugated cardboard are most wanted, as they bring us the highest prices.
  • There's no need to separate glass and metal food & beverage containers...they're commingled with #1,& #2 plastics.
  • Only corrugated cardboard can be recycled, no pizza boxes, gift boxes, etc.
  • No need to bundle or tie up newspaper, just place them in the container.

Other Recyclable Items

  • Appliances with freon - Disposal fee per item.
  • Other Appliances metal dumpster or material exchange - Furniture & Garbage Dumpster. Disposal fee per item.
  • Clothing -Clean clothing in good condition may be left in the Salvation Army bin.
  • Batteries - Household (alkaline in garbage) and (check w/ JJ) auto lead-acid batteries may be left inside the Battery Shed.
  • Tree and Yard Waste - Christmas trees only may be brought to the Center for chipping on designated days in January. No other yard waste or trees are accepted.

Other Locations for recycling certain items

Styrofoam "Peanuts" for Packaging - most UPS stores will accept them

Used Motor Oil

  • NYS State law requires service stations and automotive retailers to accept used motor oil

Household Hazardous Waste

  • Electronic Waste Collection Events
  • DCRRA and NYSDEC co-sponsor eight annual events.  Check on their website, for event dates in Red Hook and pre-registration forms.

To Eliminate Unwanted Junk Mail

  • Send a postcard asking to have your name removed from all mailing lists to:
    Mail Preference Service
    Direct Marketing Association
    PO Box 9008, Farmingdale, NY 11735
    Phone 212-768-7277
    OR complete the consumer form online at:
    The Direct Marketing Association web site. 

  • For more information on avoiding junk mail and on pollution prevention
    Dutchess County Environmental Council
    Rte. 44, PO Box 259
    Millbrook, NY 12545
    Phone 845-677-8223