The Bulk Service Program runs from Monday, May 13, 2013 through Friday, May 17, 2013 and Monday, September 9, 2013 through Friday, September 13, 2013 during normal Transfer Station hours. This program is for City residents only, one time per City resident per year.
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, however, a separate fee will be charged.
Pick Up: THE SCHEDULE FOR CURBSIDE PICKUP WILL BE WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013 AND WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 ONLY. The fee for curbside service is $35.00 fee for up to five (5) bulk items (the fee is waived for disabled residents and senior residents, 65 years or older).
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, 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, you must provide photo identification and 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 pick-up service. They can be collected as part of the five items; but, an additional fee will be charged.
Transfer Station Information
26 Howard Street – Poughkeepsie – New York – 12601
Open: Monday to Friday, 7:00am to 1:45pm
Closed: Saturday, Sunday, and all City Holidays