Recycling Center

The Philipstown Recycling Center is located at the top end of Lane Gate Road in Cold Spring. The facility is open Saturdays ONLY from 9 am to 3 pm.

Items accepted:
Paper and cardboard products
White goods (permit required) except for refrigerant-containing appliances
Metals (permit required)
Paper and cardboard products must be bundled with all insides removed, (foil, wax paper, etc.).

DO NOT USE plastic bags. No permit is required for recyclables. A permit is required for certain metal products and white goods (i.e. washing machines and scrap metal). All doors must be removed from washing machines.

Refrigerant Appliances (refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, mini-split condenser units and central cooling units) do not require a permit or any per vehicle fees.

DO NOT CUT THE REFRIGERANT LINES OR REMOVE THE REFRIGERANT FROM APPLIANCES. The Recycling Center now accepts appliances that still contain freon or other refrigerants. A third-party contractor will properly remove the refrigerant from the appliances left at the Recycling Center when the Town has accumulated more than 25 appliances.

Permits available at the Town Clerk’s Office, 238 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY, 10516.  Until further notice, the Town Offices will be operating BY APPOINTMENT ONLY for in-person assistance. Please call the Town Clerk’s Office at 845-265-3329 to schedule an appointment.

Fees are as follows:

$2.00 car per trip
$5.00 truck per trip

Items NOT accepted:

Any wood products
Gas Cylinders
Light bulbs
Liquids – items containing liquids
Lithium batteries
Medical equipment (any material that is considered or has come in contact with biohazard or radioactive materials)
VHS cassette tapes
Propane or BBQ tanks

Philipstown E-WASTE  Program

This will be a 6-month pilot program at no charge starting Saturday August 13th.  At the end of the 6 months, we will evaluate this and determine whether to keep this open at no cost or if there will be a need to charge for this, per item, as all other municipalities are currently doing. Items can be dropped off at the Philipstown Recycling Center, 59 Lane Gate Road, Cold Spring on Saturday’s from 9am – 3pm.

Items for Recycling:

  • Portable/Laptop Computers, Monitors
  • Printers, Fax Machines
  • Scanners,
  • Keyboards & Mice,
  • Telecommunications Equipment,
  • Wire,
  • Main Frames,
  • Stereos & Radio Equipment,
  • Speakers,
  • VCR / DVD Players,
  • Televisions,
  • Microwaves,
  • Air Conditioners,
  • Humidifiers,
  • Dehumidifiers,
  • Space Heaters
  • Metal
  • Servers
  • Metal – Non-Ferrous
  • Copiers
  • Cable Attachments
  • Cell Phones & Telephones
  • Cameras
  • E-book Readers
  • MP3 Players
  • Modems
  • UPS/Battery Backup

*Accepts anything with a plug or a battery.

Thank you, Bob Flaherty, Deputy Supervisor, and the Town Board.