Free Bulk Garbage Drop Off Program


The Transfer Station provides City of Beacon residents with a drop-off facility for garbage, recyclables and yard waste.

Some items have a minimal drop-off fee. The Transfer Station accepts personal checks for all fees.

Transfer Station coupons and information about the City's Free Dump Program are available at the City Clerk's office.

Items accepted at the Transfer Station include:

  • Appliances (Freon and non-Freon)
  • Car batteries
  • Cardboard — corrugated, paperboard, etc. (e.g. cereal boxes)
  • Construction and demolition debris
  • Furniture and household furnishings
  • Garbage
  • Metal, scrap (minimal fee)
  • Newsprint, office paper, junk mail, magazines, catalogs
  • Recyclables
  • Tires
  • Wood waste
  • Yard waste (grass clippings may be dumped at no charge)

Items NOT accepted at the Transfer Station include:

  • Explosives
  • Household hazardous waste
  • New or used motor oil
  • Pesticides

Electronic and Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Electronics Waste Price List

The City of Beacon has an electronic waste collection container available at the transfer station. 
The following fees are in effect:

Electronic Waste Price
TV — Bubble Back $25.00
TV — Flat Screen $15.00
Computer Monitors — Bubble Back $15.00
Computer Monitors — Flat Screen and Lap Tops $15.00
Small Scale Servers and Microwaves $5.00
Personal Computers with Mouse and Keyboard $3.00
Fax Machines $2.00
Printers $2.00
Scanners $2.00
VCR, DVR, DVD players and radios $2.00
Cable or Satellite Receivers $2.00
Electronic or Video Game Consoles $2.00
Portable Digital Music Players $1.00
Digital Converter Boxes $1.00
Cell Phone FREE
Mouse and/or Keyboard FREE

We do NOT accept air conditioners, refrigerators or smoke detectors, those can be recycled at Best Buy and other big box stores.

For disposal of household hazardous waste (this includes button and rechargeable batteries, CFL light bulbs, etc.) contact the Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency (DCRRA) at (845) 463-6020.

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