Transfer Station

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 at 8 Burnett Blvd. on the dates listed below.


COMMERCIAL HAULERS AND BUSINESSES WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ACCESS TO THIS STATION.



Rented haulers such as U-HAUL are welcomed. A complete list of acceptable items may be picked up at the Town Clerk or Highway Department office. You will also find these listed below.

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


All Dates are Mondays and Tuesdays

Operating hours are from 7:00AM to 3:00 PM


When Arriving at the Transfer Station

  • 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 at 8 Burnett Boulevard on the dates listed.  All dates fall on a Monday or Tuesday.

  1. Highway

    Physical Address
    8 Burnett Boulevard
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12603


    Directions

    Fax: 845-452-5768

    Hours
    Monday through Friday
    7 am to 3 pm

Transfer Station Schedule

Month (2024)Days
April8th, 9th
May13th, 14th
June10th, 11th
July15th, 16th
August12th, 13th
September16th, 17th


We do not accept televisions or computer monitors.

Other electronic equipment will be accepted.


Accepted Items (Not Metal)

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

Brush and Lawn Debris will be accepted



Accepted Items (Metal)

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

Please drain oil and remove gas from tanks



Items Not Accepted

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

You may call SOLID WASTE MGT DEPT at 
463-6020 
for information on how to dispose of certain electronics & hazardous materials.