Garbage & recycling pick-up is on Monday mornings. When Monday is a federal holiday, pick up is Tuesday mornings.
Any Village residents and businesses that would like to have recycling & garbage picked up by the Village must purchase garbage tags and place one sticker on each bag (2 blue tags instead of 1 red is acceptable). Garbage tags can be purchased in-person at Village Hall, Red Hook Library, or participating businesses (see below) or by mail by submitted a request and payment to the Village Clerk (either by mail or by dropping off at deposit box at front of Village Hall). The chart below shows costs for different sizes of garbage bags.
- Be aware of garbage bag weight limits (30 pounds for small and 50 pounds for large).
- All waste is brought to Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency.
|Small - Blue Tag (13 gal)||Large - Red Tag (30 gal)|
|Village Clerk’s Office (In-Person & By Mail*)|
Village Hall, 7467 South Broadway
Mon - Fri: 11am - 4pm
*if by mail, please add $1.20 per request for postage.
|Red Hook Public Library |
7444 South Broadway
Mon, Tues, Fri: 10am - 5pm
Wed & Thurs: 12 - 7pm
Sat: 11am - 3pm
|Mac’s Agway |
68 Firehouse Lane
Mon - Fri: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat: 8am - 5pm
Sun: 9am - 3pm
|$3.00 (+ $1/sheet convenience fee)||$6.00 (+ $1/sheet convenience fee)|
40 W Market Street
Mon - Sat: 7am - 6:45pm
Sun: 8am - 5:15pm
|$3.00 (+ $0.25/tag convenience fee)||Not Available|
Cleaning out the attic or garage?
The Village will pick-up a large number of bags at a rate of $75 for up to 25 bags or $125 for up to 50 bags (30 gal bags). Resident must prepay for this service and schedule pick-up with the Village Clerk.
Bulk Waste materials will be picked-up by the Village from the curb on the normal garbage collection day. Residents must purchase a bulk waste tag and place one tag on each item. Bulk tags are $25 (additional $5 for mattresses and box springs) and are available for purchase at the Village Hall.
Examples of acceptable items: Furniture (e.g., tables, chairs, couches, headboards), mattresses, box springs, oversized toys, small appliances, dishwashers, carpet (cut into 6-foot length rolls).
Unacceptable items: Electronic Waste (a.k.a., e-waste. TVs, monitors, computers), hazardous waste, paints, stumps, dirt, demolition and construction waste (e.g., concrete, shingles, bricks), batteries, tires.
Town Recycling Center & Goods Exchange:
Village residents may use the Red Hook Town Recycling Center at Glen Pond Drive. Current cost for permits and per item fees are listed on the Town’s website. Services available include:
- Disposal of bulk items at a per item fee.
- Bags of trash at a cash-only fee per bag.
- Clean, reusable items may be left and taken for free at the Goods Exchange building.
- Appliances containing freon are accepted at Town Recycling Center.
The Town of Red Hook offers a new composting service to Town and Village residents at the Town Recycling Center. Residents may bring their household compost to the Recycling Center at no cost. For more information visit
The Village of Red Hook encourages residents to compost. Here is some information from the county on composting.
Dumpster Permit Policy
No permit required.