Recycling Center & Goods EXCHANGE

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

The Goods Exchange building is open for shopping on Wednesdays only from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Items for donation may be dropped off Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Trash & Recycling Collection

Trash and recyclables 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 donation
  • FREE: scrap metal, including microwaves
  • Properly sorted recycling is free (see pdf with rules)
  • Food scrap drop off is free (food scraps only)
  • no e-waste - visit URCCA for information
  • see our Materials Management Guide for more options


Permit Stickers have been waived at this time for residents of the Villages of Red Hook and Tivoli, and the Town of Red Hook. 

Special Notice - accepting all food scraps!

Foods scraps are accepted year round. See Red Hook Composts for more information.

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.
    • Learn about how to recycle paint year round with PaintCare Program
  • 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