Transfer Station

Transfer Station Reopens December 29, 2020

December 28, 2020 – The city’s transfer station on Howard Street will reopen Tuesday, December 29, 2020. Regular hours are 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, though the station will be closed on Friday, January 1, for New Year’s Day.

Transfer Station Fee Schedule

  City Residents Paying User Fee Non-City Residents/Non-User Fee
Household Garbage Free
(2) 30 gal. bags or (1) 55 gal. bag/week


Additional Bags: $5.00/bag

  $5.00 per bag
Household Bulk Items
(furniture, mattresses, carpet, etc.)
 $2.00 per 20 pounds  $2.00 per 20 pounds
Bulk Metal Items  Free
Appliances with freon:  $15.00
Appliances with freon:  $15.00
(paper, metal, aluminum cans, cardboard, glass bottles, jars, plastics #1-7, magazines, cartons & aseptics)  
car-load only (no trucks)
 $4.00 per car-load
$5.00 per pick-up truck
Vehicle Tires 14″ & under – $10.00
15″-17″ – $15.00
18″-23″- $30.00
23″ & larger – $35.00
14″ & under – $10.00
15″-17″ – $15.00
18″-23″- $30.00
23″ & larger – $35.00
Construction Debris 
(siding, paneling, windows, doors, kitchen cabinets, wallboard, commodes, fencing, etc.)
$2.00 per 20 pounds $2.00 per 20 pounds
Electronics   Free  Not Accepted

Free Clothing & Shoe Recycling

The City of Poughkeepsie Transfer Station offers free clothing and shoes recycling. The recycling containers are located at the Transfer Station office. Items can be dropped off during normal business hours. Please make sure that clothing and shoes are in a disposal bag before placing them in the container. Thank you for your participation.

Electronics Recycling

No fees for City residents paying a user fee for sanitation collection. The Transfer Station does not accept electronic recycling from non-city residents or City residents not paying a user fee.

Disposing of Hazardous Household Waste

Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency is a public benefit corporation created by the New York State Legislature for the purpose of providing solid waste management services for Dutchess County.

Good management of our solid waste (garbage & recyclables) affects every person in our County.  DCRRA oversees a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) for our recyclables and a Waste-to-Energy Power Plant for our garbage.  The Agency sponsors annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days for toxic and electronic waste.

(rev. 9-2020)