Get rid of hazardous waste and electronics
The Dutchess County Division of Solid Waste Management will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal & Electronics Recycling Event from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency, 96 Sand Dock Road in the town of Poughkeepsie.
The collection is open to Dutchess County residents only. Preregistration is required, and there is a $10 registration fee.
To preregister, call (845) 486-3604 or go to www.co.dutchess.ny.us/HHW/Register.aspx. The deadline is Oct. 26.
The fee can be paid online using a credit card, or checks may be made payable to “Dutchess County Commissioner of Finance” and mailed to or dropped off at the Dutchess County Division of Solid Waste Management, 27 High St., Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12601.
Accepted items include TVs, monitors, phones, pesticides and pool chemicals. A complete list is posted on the registration website.