• Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • U.S. Green Building Council
  • Facebook
  • Builders Association of the Hudson Valley
  • National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA)
  • Royal Carting is an equal opportunity employer

Acceptable Materials for Mixed Residential Paper Recycling

Material may be loose, bundled and/or placed in "Kraft", brown or white, paper bags. Please, no plastic bags!

  • All newspapers and advertisement inserts
  • Telephone books, paperback books, junk mail (including envelopes and coupons)
  • Magazines containing glossy coated paper, catalogs
  • Glossy flyers and mailers - staples/tape with water soluble glues do not have to be removed
  • All sizes loose, bundled or bagged "Kraft" paper grocery bags
  • All dry, loose or bagged white and colored ledgers
  • Copy paper, note pads, loose-leaf fillers, computer print-outs
  • Single wall, non-corrugated boxes used to package dry food
  • Cereal boxes, shoe boxes and other similar packaging
  • Paper egg cartons, construction paper
  • Double & triple wall cardboard boxes with liners of "Kraft", jute or test liners - flattened, cut down or folded to size no more than 3 feet by 3 feet.


Royal Carting customers save over 200,000 trees every year by recycling corrugated cardboard, junk mail, newspaper, magazines and office paper.


Unacceptable materials for mixed residential paper recycling

  • "Kraft" (yellow) envelopes and padded envelopes
  • Overnight delivery packaging
  • Paper towels, tissue, and wipes
  • Carbon paper
  • Photographs
  • X-rays & MRI's
  • Plastic transparencies & overheads
  • Styrofoam and polystyrene packing
  • Bubble wrap & plastic liners
  • Paper clips, binders, tack, pens, pencils, etc.
Hopewell Junction, NY
Hours: M-F 7-4, Sat 7-1
Administrative Office, Drop Off Service,
Recycling, NYS DEC Transfer Station
409 Route 82, P.O. Box 1209
845-896-6000 / 800-522-7235
845-227-7734 Fax
Wingdale, NY / Hours: M-F 7-3, Sat 7-1
Recycling, Drop Off Service,
NYS DEC Transfer Station
1933 Route 22 / 845-832-3828
845-832-3855 Fax

Amenia, NY
Administrative Office, 5275 Route 44
Town of Amenia Transfer Station
800-522-7235 / 845-877-9354
845-373-8219 Fax

  • New Year's Day
  • Labor Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • July 4th
  • Christmas

Trash and recycling pick-ups will be one day later than regular pick-ups on holiday weeks. For example, Monday pick-ups will be Tuesday.