CONTACT INFORMATION
DPW

50 Shore Road
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520
7:00am-3:30pm M-F
(excluding holidays)

845-534-7600
Fax: 845-534-7607

Superintendent of Public Works
David Halvorsen
845-534-7600 x241

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Planning and Zoning Board Secretary
Arlene Ruggiero
845-534-7600 x240
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Recycling Schedule 2021

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Yard Waste Collection

Yard waste collection restarted April 5, 2021.

Recycling Dumpsters

Until further notice the DPW yard located at 50 Shore Road will be closed for yard waste and recycling drop off. Any questions please call the DPW office at 534-7600.

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DPW Garage

Yard waste collection resumed on April 5, 2021. Place yard waste containers/paper lawn and leaf bags (no plastic bags!) curbside and Village crew will collect them.

Effective Immediately: The collection facility the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson Department of Public Works uses for our recycling drop off  no longer accept recycling in plastic bags. We ask that you please place your recycling in reusable containers for our crew to collect curbside. Your cooperation and assistance will be greatly appreciated.

Thank you for your cooperation and patience.


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The Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson Department of Public Works is responsible for over 18 miles of roadways. The Superintendent of Public Works is also responsible for sanitation services, sanitary sewer mains, tree removal and plantings, maintenance of Streets during winter months.

The hours of operation are 7:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. M-F (excluding holidays)

The Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson is an MS4 community, and is working towards full compliance. Details regarding this can be found on the MS4 page.

Recycling/Garbage Schedules

Monday: Yard waste and regular garbage pickup South side of Rte. 218/Hudson St.

Tuesday and Friday: Regular garbage.  North side of Rte. 218/Hudson St.

Wednesday: All recycling is done on Wednesdays.

Thursday: Regular garbage. South side of Rte. 18/Hudson St.

Items can be placed curbside no earlier then 5:30pm the night before a scheduled pick up. Containers must be removed from curbside within 12 hours of pick up.

RECYCLING DUMPSTERS:

Until further notice the DPW yard located at 50 Shore Road will be closed for yard waste and recycling drop off.

THERE WILL BE NO REGULAR TRASH COLLECTIONS ON:

Jan 1, 18, Feb 15, May 31, July 5, Sept 6, Oct 11, Nov 11, 25, 26, Dec 23, 24, 30, 31

Recycling articles include: glass (clear, brown, green), milk cartons aluminum pans, cans and pie plates, frozen food white refrigerated containers, tin.

Non-recycled items: mirrors, plastic wrap and plastic bags, styrofoam, light bulbs, chemicals or hazardous waste materials, paint cans, window glass, PVC pipe, toys, oil cans.

Recycling Options

Cornwall-on-Hudson residents have a number of options for recycling. These options provide ways in which people can extend the life of materials, save money for the Village and, in some cases, provide cash to the donor.

  • Goodwill (845-569-8265) in Vails Gate accepts clothing and household goods.
  • Bloomingdeals (845-561-3180) accepts clothing and household goods. It also operates a Resale Store, which accepts furniture and other items for resale. The Hudson Valley Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals operates Bloomingdeals.
  • ReStore (845-565-1534) in the Town of Newburgh accepts household furnishings, furniture, tools, some building materials and more. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh operates ReStore.
  • All Recycling (845-562-0216) in Newburgh accepts scrap metal and pays donors for some donations.
  • Salvation Army (845-831-1253) in Beacon accepts clothing and household goods.

Bulk Clean-up:

Bulk cleanup is normally performed in the spring and fall. Fall Bulk Clean-up will be October 18, 2021. Items are to be put at curbside after 5:30 p.m. on the Sunday before pickup under Section 88-4 of the Village Code. See below for details.


Please click HERE to see garbage routes and determine which side of Rte 218/Hudson St. you reside.

Any questions regarding Stormwater Management should be directed to:

Department of Public Works at 845-534-7600,

x240: Arlene Ruggiero, Planning and Zoning Board Secretary, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. M-F

or

x241: David Halvorsen, Superintendent of Public Works

Fax: 845-534-7607


Residential Spring Bulk Cleanup 
Monday, October 18, 2021
Items are to be put at curbside after 5:30 p.m. Sunday, October 17, 2021 according to Section 88-4 of the Village Code.

PERMITTED ITEMS (IN SEPARATE PILES)

Appliances & Other Metal: Refrigerators (with doors removed), stoves, washers, dryers, etc. (limit: 1 per household).
Bicycles: Tires must be removed from rims. 
Brush: Must be tied into bundles, no longer than 6 feet in length, weighing no more than 25 pounds (loose brush will not be picked up).
Electronics: NO COMPUTER TOWERS, NO MONITORS, NO TELEVISIONS.
Leaves & Twigs: Must be in cardboard boxes, cans or bio-degradable paper bags, weighing no more than 25 pounds.
Lumber: Must not exceed 6 feet in length, weighing no more than 25 pounds.
Paint Cans: Must be empty with lids off or filled with dry material to absorb paint.
Other Items: Such as furniture and household items, metal.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

NO Demolition/construction Materials (including lumber from construction sites or contractor cleanup)
NO Hazardous/toxic Liquids and Materials 
NO TELEVISIONS
NO COMPUTER MONITORS
NO COMPUTER TOWERS

NO Propane Tanks
NO Tires (Newburgh Transfer Station will accept tires).
NO Tree Trunks

NO RETURN TRIPS WILL BE MADE.

David Halvorsen
Superintendent of Public Works
534-7600


2021 INFORMATION

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Details can be found on Orange County Website along with other information regarding transfer stations and recycling

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2021 Hazardous Waste Event

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