Recycling Center  

Address: 2006 Route 55, LaGrangeville, NY 12540

(500 feet east of County Route 21, East Noxon Road)
Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm,  Saturday, Sunday

* Wednesday 8:00am - 1:00pm


  • The Recycling Center is for residential use only.  It is not intended for commercial use.          
  • Attendants are on site to assist you with all your questions.
  • Prices are subject to change. Although we try to only make changes annually if necessary,

          this is not always guaranteed.

The following information is valid for 2024

To purchase your 2024 Permit:
1. On-line: Click on the green box above to pay by credit card.
2. In- Person:
Complete Permit Application using form in green box above (or pick up at Town Hall).

     Bring completed form to Town Hall or Recycling Center. 
     Permit will be issued immediately at Town Hall.

     At Recycling Center, money & form will be collected but Permit will be issued & mailed from Town Hall.
3.  Mail:
use the Permit Application (in green box above) and mail it to Town Hall.
     Town of Union Vale, 249 Duncan Road, LaGrangeville, NY 12540

Annual Permit fees:
Union Vale Residents  $75.00/household 

Union Vale Senior $50 (ages 65+)       
Non Residents  $100/household         
Additional Garbage Bag Punch cards -  $40.00 

** Card will be punched once for every 33-gallon size bag of trash ($4.00/bag) or twice for any bags larger than 33-gallons ($8/bag). Each card can be punched 10 times. These never expire.

The Recycling Center accepts the following recyclable materials at no charge:

Compactor #1                        

  • Brown Corrugated Cardboard - Clean and dry
  • Newspapers, Magazines, Paper Board (i.e. Cereal Boxes, non-corrugated pizza boxes),  Junk Mail 
  • Telephone Books, Scrap Paper.  No plastic bags.

Compactor #2

  • Aluminum - Cans, foils, etc.- Wash, remove labels.
  • Tin & Bi-Metal Cans - Wash, remove labels. 
  • Glass Bottles & Jars -  Wash and rinse clean. 
  • Plastics- All plastics are now accepted.

Other Items to recycle:

  • Rechargeable Batteries - Nickel Cadmium, Lithium, etc. -NO HOUSEHOLD BATTERIES
  • Oil- The center accepts used motor oil.

Bottles & Cans - 5 cent deposit bottles and cans should be dropped off at the South end of the facility.

All proceeds benefit the Tymor Park Scholarship Fund.

Bicycle Donations - Bicycles and bike parts in any condition will be accepted at the Recycling Center on behalf of local non-profit organizations.

The following is a partial list of metal items accepted all the time:
Barbecue Grills, Dryers, Metal Tools, Tractors
Batteries, Filing Cabinets, Motors, Washing machines,
Boilers, Lawn Furniture, Plows, Water Heaters,
Can Openers, Lawnmowers, Tanks, Weedwackers,
Car Parts, Metal Bed Frames, Tire Rim(s), Wheelbarrow,
Coffee Pots, Metal Cans, Toasters,
Dishwashers, Metal Chairs, &Toaster Ovens

The following items are NOT accepted for recycling and should be disposed of in normal trash:

  Incandescent light bulbs, disposable batteries, mirrors, window panes, dishes, glassware, and ceramics.

Appliances - Used appliances are accepted regularly at the center. Those items containing "FREON" (refrigerators, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, etc.) must be tagged to show proper disposal of the Freon or there will be a $10.00 charge for removal.
Electronic Equipment :

  •    Electronic equipment is now considered "Hazardous" and must be recycled, rather than discarded.
  •    The Recycling Center will have a designated area for electronics year round.  
  •    Electronics will no longer be accepted in the container for large metal products. 

There is a fee for the disposal of televisions and computer monitors

  • Flat Screen TV & Computer Monitor: $5
  • Tube Computer Monitor: $10
  • Tube TV's up to 27'': $15
  • Tube TV's over 27'': $30
  • Wood console/ projection & other  over-sized units: $35

Clothing - bins are available for clothing in good condition.

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Days - Please visit the Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency  website 
(click here) for all information.

For 2023 the Town will issue an additional punch card to Union Vale residents when you purchase your Annual Recycle Center Permit. This is in lieu of clean up weekends. These punch cards will enable permit holders to dispose of 2 bulk items at their convenience without charge. Permit holders must present their numbered permit and matching numbered punch card when using this service. The punch cards are non-transferable. This procedure is expected to hold down costs at the Recycle Center while providing the convenience of bulk item disposal for permit holders.

Bulk Item Disposal is available for a fee. Residents get 2 free bulk items when new Permit is purchased.

The following is a list of commonly accepted bulk items (for items not on this list, try to pre-arrange drop off and pricing through the Town Clerk by voucher or ask the Recycling Center Attendant to coordinate):

  • ​Bathtub or Shower Stall $20.00
  • Chairs $5.00
  • Chairs (Recliner) $10.00
  • Dresser  $10.00
  • Fluorescent Bulbs (Residential only) $1.00 each Note: no shielded or ultra-violet lamps accepted
  • Garage Door  $15.00
  • Kitchen Cabinets $5.00
  • Mattress  (Twin, Full, King, Queen) $20.00
  •  Box Spring  $10.00
  • Motor Oil $1 / per gallon
  • Rugs 9 x 12 or portion thereof $10.00
  • Sink or Toilet $10.00
  • Sofa $20.00
  • Sofa (Sleeper) $25.00
  • Swimming Pool Liner $20.00
  • Tables $5 - $10
  • Tires (Car & Pick Up Truck) $10.00
  • Medium Truck $25

We no longer accept large tractor/ truck tires or tires with ply

All Metal Products are accepted at no charge

There is a $10.00 Charge for removal of FREON from refrigerators, air conditioners and dehumidifiers.

Pick-Up Truck Load (Large) $60.00
Pick-Up Truck Load (Small) $40.00