Transfer Station

The Highway Transfer station accepts items for disposal from Town residents only when the Transfer Station is scheduled.  (See schedule below).

  • Current proof of Town residency and a photo ID must be provided before entering the facility.
  • Transfer station use is for Town residents only.  Commercial haulers and businesses will not have access to the station.
  • New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) requires that all open vehicles or trailers need to be tarped.

Discarding Bulk Items

The Town of Poughkeepsie Highway Department will open its Transfer Station 12 times from April through September for Town residents to discard unwanted bulk items.  All dates fall on a Monday or Tuesday.

Month (2022)Days
April11th, 12th
May9th, 10th
June13th, 14th
July11th, 12th
August8th, 9th
September12th, 13th

We do not accept televisions or computer monitors.

Other electronic equipment will be accepted.

  1. Highway

    Physical Address
    8 Burnett Boulevard
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12603


    Phone: : 845-452-1750
    Fax: : 845-452-5768

    Monday through Friday
    7 am to 3 pm

Accepted Items (Not Metal)

  • Bedding
  • Books
  • Brush and Lawn Debris
  • Carpets
  • Clothes
  • Computer Towers
  • Furniture
  • Lumber
  • Magazines and Newspapers
  • Plastics
  • Pool Covers
  • Pool Liners
  • Siding
  • Tires
  • Toys
  • VCR's
  • Vinyl
  • Wood Fencing

Accepted Items (Metal)

All gas powered equipment must have oil and gas removed before dropping off.
  • Air Conditioners
  • All Major Appliances
  • Cabinets and Doors
  • Cold Water Tanks
  • Grills
  • Lawn Mowers
  • Metal Furnaces
  • Metal Furniture
  • Metal Trim Scrap
  • Small Appliances
  • Snow Blowers
  • Tillers
  • Windows and Screens

Items Not Accepted

  • Aerosol Cans or any other materials labeled as hazardous
  • Asbestos Blacktop
  • Bricks
  • Car Parts
  • Chemicals
  • Computer Monitors
  • Concrete
  • Household Paint
  • Recycables
  • Dead Animals
  • Rocks and Stone
  • Roofing Materials
  • Slate Solvents
  • TV's