Trash, Recycling & Brush
Trash and Recycling
The Town transfer station is on Stone Church Road across from the ball fields (click here or enter 376 Stone Church Road on Google Maps). It is run by Royal Carting, to whom questions about fees, hours and acceptable materials can be directed at (845) 896-6000. Here is the latest fee schedule.
More information about the Rhinebeck and other transfer stations in the County can be found at the County's Resource Recovery website. Click here for a list of what can be recycled. You should know that the following items can NOT be recycled: styrofoam; glossy paper; coated cartons; flower pots; tupperware; wax or coated paper; wet or food contaminated paper/cardboard (pizza boxes!); paper towels, tissues and toilet paper; hard book covers. All of these items are garbage.
The transfer station hours are:
May 1 to September 30
Thursday 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am to 2:00 pm
October 1 to April 30
Saturday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
The Town accepts brush drop-offs at the old dump site (which is just West of the Transfer Station on Stone Church Road) from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on the last Saturday of the month from April through November.
Burn Permits are no longer required, but there is a burn ban in effect from March 15 to May 15. All other times small burns are allowed according the DEC's Open Burning Regulations. Please visit the DEC website if you need more information.