SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL (TRASH AND CONSTRUCTION /DEMOLITION DEBRIS)–Contractors, businesses and residents with more than two cubic yards of waste can bring waste to any of the UCRRA’s two regional transfer stations (Ulster or New Paltz). No permit is required. Passenger Vehicles (cars), such as four door sedans, hatchbacks, station wagons, sports cars, etc. are not able to utilize the Agency facilities during the week due to the high volume of commercial truck traffic. However, you are able to use the transfer stations on Saturdays. Vans, large SUVs, pick ups, dump trucks, trucks and trailers, etc. can use the Agency Monday thru Saturday. ALL OPEN LOADS MUST BE TARPED. Anyone with a tractor trailer load of C&D must call the Agency first for special arrangements. Please click here for the fee schedule with locations and hours of operation.
RECYCLING-is ONLY accepted from commercial entities at UCRRA’s Kingston location. Proof of business must be shown. Dual stream recycling is FREE (recycling is separated). Please click here for the dual stream recycling instructions. The Agency does not accept Single-Stream recycling (recycling in one container). Please contact your hauler with questions regarding Single-Stream recycling. Residents, who do not have a hauler, please visit your local Town Transfer Station. Please click here for a list of Town Transfer Stations.
E-WASTE RECYCLING-Electronics are accepted Monday-Friday for FREE from 8:00 AM-3:00 PM, except on holidays. E-waste is only accepted at UCRRA’s Kingston location. Anyone can bring electronics to UCRRA, including businesses (with less than 50 employees) and non-profits (with less than 75 employees). You must sign-in at the office before dropping off electronics. Please click here for more information regarding electronic recycling.
HHW EVENTS-There are three events each year-Spring, Summer and Fall. These events are FREE to Ulster County residents ONLY. Registration is required. Please click here for more information regarding household hazardous waste.
COMPOST-is available for purchase Monday through Friday from 7 am to 4 pm; Saturday from 7 am to 3 pm for $30 per ton (minimum load $20) at the MRF located at 999 Flatbush Road in Kingston. Please note that the compost is not bagged at this time. Compost can only be purchased by truck or trailers; no cars. ***1 ton of compost is approximately equivalent to 2 cubic yards. The compost is certified by the US Composting Council’s Seal of Testing Assurance Program and is tested quarterly at two different labs. Lab results are available; please click here.
SOURCE SEPARATED FOOD WASTE–is only accepted from commercial entities. The fee is $20/ton. Residents can not bring their food waste in at this time. Contact your local town transfer station to see if they accept food waste from residents.