Congratulations, you got a new laptop, cell phone, tablet, microwave, television, etc. The question is now, what to do with the old stuff? You can’t simply put them in the trash, but you can bring it to the next Household Hazardous Disposal and Electronics Recycling Day in Dutchess County.

This event will be held by the Dutchess County Division of Solid Waste Management on Saturday, October 29 from 8 until 1:30 at the Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency, 96 Sand Dock Road in Poughkeepsie.

According to the Office of the Dutchess County Executive, In addition to electronics, you can also safely dispose of pool chemicals, pesticides, aerosol containers, chemicals, antifreeze, automotive and household batteries, cleaners, motor oil and other automotive products, paint, and more.

Pre-registration is required for this event, with a $10 registration fee, and is open to Dutchess County residents only. The registration deadline is Wednesday, October 26. Imagine how much better you’ll feel knowing these hazardous materials are no longer in your home.


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