Bulk Service Program – Begins May 14, 2012

Bulk Service Program

The Bulk Service Program runs from Monday, May 14, 2012 through Saturday, May 19, 2012 and Monday, September 10, 2012 through Saturday, September 15, 2012, during normal Transfer Station hours.

This program is for City residents only; one time per City resident per year.

Transfer Station Hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 7:00am – 1:45pm
  • Saturday: 8:00am – 12:45pm
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Closed all City Holidays

Drop off: No tipping fee for bulk items, one time per City address per year, up to a four foot by eight foot pickup size load with no walls on side of truck.  Construction debris, Yard Debris, Propane Tanks, Recyclables and Hazardous waste items are not allowed.

You must have photo identification and a recent utility bill (cable, telephone, or Central Hudson) to prove you are a City resident.  You must bring or accompany the bulk items yourself.  Household hazardous waste items (air conditioner, refrigerator/freezer, etc.) are not part of the program.  They can be dropped off; but, a separate fee will be charged (see Transfer Station Fees).

Pick-up: THE SCHEDULE FOR CURBSIDE PICKUP WILL BE WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2012 AND WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2012 ONLY. The fee for curbside service is$35.00 fee for up to five (5) bulk items (fee is waived for a senior resident of 65 years or older and disabled residents).

YOU MUST CALL IN ADVANCE TO SCHEDULE A PICK UP DATE AND TIME. PLEASE DO NOT PLACE ITEMS OUT UNTIL YOU ARE AUTHORIZED TO DO SO.

Items must be at curbside; we cannot remove them from your home.

To schedule a pick up, please call (845) 451-4111 or (845) 451-4050, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please leave your name, city address and a telephone number where we can contact you.  You will receive a call back and will be informed when the scheduled pick up will occur. At time of pickup, City residents must provide photo identification, a current utility bill with city address listed. Also at the time of pickup, you must have the exact cash amount or check/money order made out to the City of Poughkeepsie.  You will be given a receipt from the Sanitation staff member.

Construction debris, Yard debris, Propane Tanks, Recyclables, and Household hazardous waste items (air conditions, refrigerator/freezer, etc.) are not part of the program.  They can be collected as part of the five items; but, an additional separate fee will be charged (see Transfer Station Fees).

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