Register for Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Putnam County accepts items Sept. 27

Putnam County will hold Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Putnam County Department of Health, 1 Geneva Road, in Brewster.

Items accepted: drain and oven cleaners, rug and upholstery cleaners, polishes and waxes, spot removers, oil-based paints, solvents, thinners, wood preservatives, strippers, mothballs, rodent poisons, insecticides, herbicides, flea powder, antifreeze, gasoline, kerosene, photo chemicals, chemistry kits, nail polish remover, hair dyes, hair sprays, propane tanks up to 20-pound size.

Items not accepted: electronic waste (e-waste), used oil, latex paint, lead-acid batteries, plastic bags, tires, unlabeled/unidentified containers, batteries.

For additional information about waste disposal options, recycling, and more, visit or call 845-808-1390, ext. 43164.

Event time: 9 a.m. to noon. Pre-registration required. Call 845-808-1390, ext. 43150. Putnam County residents only. No commercial establishments.

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