Putnam County Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off


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Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day for Putnam County residents is on Saturday, May 1 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Fahnestock State Park, Canopus Beach Parking Lot, Route 301, Kent, NY.

Pre-Registration is required. Please visit www.putnamcountyny.com/green-putnam to schedule your appointment. Please bring your confirmation email with you to the event. For more information call (845) 808-1390 ext. 43150.

Please place all materials to be discarded in rearmost compartment or trunk of your vehicle.

COVID-19 guidance must be followed including social/physical distancing and face coverings are required.

Items Accepted: Consumer commodity packaged household products only, inclusive of: Photo chemicals, non-latex driveway sealer, pool chemicals, creosote, kerosene, flammable liquids, metal polish, drain/oven cleaners, rug/upholstery cleaners, wood preservatives, turpentine, stains, varnishes, strippers, thinners, mothballs, rodent poisons, flea powders & collars, bug spray, nail polish remover, hair dyes, hair sprays, gasoline/oil mixtures, brake fluid, antifreeze, auto fluids, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, chemical fertilizers, adhesives, resins, solvents, oil-based paints, mercury containing products, button cell batteries (from watches and hearing aids), lithium & sealed lead acid batteries, rechargeable batteries, fluorescent light bulbs and tubes, smoke detectors, propane tanks up to 20-pound size.

Items Not Accepted: Industrial or commercial type and/or quantity hazardous waste or reagents, inclusive of: Electronic waste (e-waste), used oil, latex paint, plastic bags, tires, unlabeled/unidentified containers, household batteries (AAA, AA, C, D, 9V), ammunition, explosives, fireworks, asbestos products, construction debris, furniture, toys or clothing, medical waste, old medications.

Items in garbage and/or lawn bags will not be accepted.

All waste is subject to inspection and will only be accepted in the County’s discretion. Please be advised that if any not accepted items as specified above are brought and are determined to present a hazard to residents, workers or the environment, Putnam County reserves the right to take any necessary safety measures, the cost of which shall be the resident’s responsibility. Such costs shall be immediately due at the time of the event and will be payable directly to vendor. County reserves the right to invoice residents for such costs in the event circumstances, as solely determined by the County, do not permit payment to be made at such time.

Putnam County Department of Health
Fahnestock State Park
Canopus Beach Parking Lot Route 301
Kent, NY
United States

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