View the Summary of Recommendations of the Dutchess County Green Ribbon Task Force on Solid Waste Management (while in the presentation, click anywhere on the screen to advance to the next slide).

Read an article by Tracy Frisch, "Are You Being Duped?" on how private haulers fail to properly handle their customers' recyclables.

Read a discussion on composing food waste.

View our press release from February: Citizens Bring Ideas to County to Keep Transfer Stations Open, Expand Recycling.

See the questionnaire we're using to get more information on recycling.

Recycling is currently down in Washington County as reported in our regional newspaper, HILL COUNTRY OBSERVER. Read this article here. It reports on strategies used in many area communities not only in New York but also in Vermont and Massachusetts - including the "pay-as-you-throw policy" of many Massachusetts towns.