Putnam County Household Hazard Waste Day
Saturday, May 6th
9 AM – 12 PM
Fahnestock Park, Canopus Beach Parking Lot
Route 301, Kent, NY
Click here to download the flyer for more details.
DATES OF OPERATION:
Saturday, April 22nd
Saturday, June 17th
Saturday, August 19th
Saturday, October 21st
HOURS OF OPERATION:
8:45 AM-11:45 AM
Coordinator: Susan L. Manno
Putnam Valley Town Hall
Place: Recycle Center next to PV Highway Dept.
265 Oscawana Lake Road
$10.00 Contents of Cars, and Station Wagons.
Contents of Small Trucks/Pick-Up Trucks Mini Vans, Vans and Trailers.
*** CHARGE IS ACCORDING TO SIZE OF LOAD. ***
NO CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
This includes insulation, plasterboard, 2 x 4’s and any building lumber, roofing materials, door or window framing and any other small or large renovation materials.
NO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
This includes paint cans with any paint residue, pesticides, herbicides, oils, lubricants, acids, thinners and any other materials or substance of a flammable or poisonous nature. No propane tanks, empty or otherwise.
WE ACCEPT, WITH NO CHARGE
Most metal products:
(stoves, dishwashers, hot water tanks, holding tanks, metal sinks, tubs, bathroom fixtures, lawn machinery, car/truck batteries and any predominantly metal item).
Televisions, Computer Equipment and other Electronics.
*** We accept freezers, refrigerators, air conditioners and dehumidifiers, there is a $10.00 fee to extract the Freon from refrigerators. ***
$5.00 fee to extract the Freon from air conditioning units.
Tires are $3.00 each without rims, 13-15”
$5.00 each with rims, 13-15”
$5.00 each light truck tires (4×4) 16-19”
E-WASTE IS BACK!
Through the efforts of the Putnam County Department of Environmental Health a container is provided to the town to dispose of electronic waste free of charge. This consists of such items as televisions, computers, printers and stereo equipment.
You can drop it off during one of the town’s Bulk Drop-Off days or during the week Monday through Friday by calling Susan L. Manno at the Putnam Valley Town Hall (845) 526-9114.
NEW MEDICATION DROP-OFF BOX AT TOWN HALL!
Accessible Monday through Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Any day that Town Hall is Open
Thanks to a Putnam County Grant, Putnam Valley has been given a Medication Drop-Off Box which is now installed in the main hall of your Town Hall Office.
All prescription and non-prescription medication pills, capsules, patches, vitamins and pet medications can be deposited in the box.
NO liquids, lotions, inhalers, sharp objects, needles, aerosols or thermometers can be deposited.
The Medication Drop-Off Box is ready and available now!
Ten Things You Didn’t Know You Can Recycle
1.) Appliances: Many Stores will recycle your old appliance when you purchase a new one. Goodwill accepts working appliances. Go to www.goodwill.org or you can contact the Steel Recycling Institute to recycle them at www.recycle-steel.org
2.) Athletic shoes: One World Running will sell still-wearable shoes to athletes in need in Africa, Latin America, and Haiti: www.oneworldrunning.com Nike’s Reuse-a-shoe program turns old shoes into playground and athletic flooring: www.nikereuseashoe.com
3.) Batteries: Contact www.batteryrecycling.com
4.) Clothes: Wearable clothes can go to your local Goodwill outlet or shelter. Donate wearable women’s business clothing to the nonprofit Dress for Success, which gives them to low-income women as they search for jobs: www.dressforsuccess.org – Officer un-wearable clothes to local animal boarding and shelter facilities, which often use them as pet bedding.
6.) Computers and electronics: To find the most responsible recyclers go to www.ban.org/pledge/Locations.html
7.) Foam packing peanuts: Your local pack-and-ship store will likely accept these for reuse. Or call the Plastic Loose Fill Producers Council to find a drop-off site: (800) 828-2214. For places to drop off foam blocks for recycling, contact the Alliance of Foam Packaging Recyclers, (410) 451-8340. www.epspackaging.org/info.html
8.) Ink/toner cartridges: www.recycleplace.com
9.) Oil: Find used motor oil hotlines for each state: www.recycleoil.org
10.) Phones: Collective Good will refurbish your phone and sell it to someone in a developing country: www.collectivegood.com – Call to Protect reprograms cell pones to dial 911 and gives them to domestic violence victims: www.donateaphone.com