Recycling Center & Goods EXCHANGE

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The Town of Red Hook Recycling Center is open year-round on Wednesdays from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Trash Collection

Trash may be dropped off on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. to
1 p.m..

  • 10 gallon bag: $2
  • 30 to 33 gallon bag: $5
  • 34 plus gallon bag: $7
  • Large items will be charged a per-item fee
  • Freon-containing devices such as small fridges, air conditioners and dehumidifiers: $15
  • FREE: scrap metal, including microwaves


Town of Red Hook residents must have a current permit sticker to enter. Stickers can be purchased at the center or at the Red Hook Town Clerk’s Office and are valid from January to December. Stickers are to be placed on the driver’s side of your windshield.

  • Residents: $15 for one vehicle
  • Additional Sticker : $3 (limit 2 per household)

Special Notice

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

Other Locations for Recycling Certain Items

  • 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
      P.O. Box 9008
      Farmingdale, NY 11735
      Phone 212-768-7277
    • For more information on avoiding junk mail and on pollution prevention:
      Dutchess County Environmental Council
      Route. 44
      P.O. Box 259
      Millbrook, NY 12545
      Phone 845-677-8223