The Division of Solid Waste Management of the Dutchess County Department of Planning and Development formulates programs for the collection and disposal of solid waste (discarded material) generated within Dutchess County.
Our main function is to implement the Dutchess County Local Solid Waste Management Plan, Rethinking Waste.
The three main goals of the plan are:
The next scheduled event is September 19, 2020. Registration will open August 19, 2020.
On March 1, 2020 the New York State Plastic Bag Waste Reduction Law will go into effect.
Information on the ban can be found on the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation website.
Registration for our July 18th event has reached capacity
The County has recycling containers to borrow for your next big event
Companies licensed in Dutchess County to collect, transfer, transport, store or dispose of solid waste