Red Hook Composts

NEW AT THE RECYCLING CENTER! 

April 30 - October 29, 2022


Come learn more Wednesday 5/4 at the Red Hook Public Library, 6:00-6:30pm in the Community Room (3rd floor)!


The Town of Red Hook is excited to offer a new composting service at the Recycling Center. Residents may bring their household compost to the Recycling Center at no cost beginning April 30, 2022.

Green hook holding bucket of food scraps that reads "Red Hook Composts"

What is accepted?

  • Food scraps
  • Fruit and vegetable peels
  • Bones
  • Coffee filters

NOT ACCEPTED: Plastic, utensils, foil, paper/cardboard

Why Compost?

  • Reduce landfill waste by 30%
  • Reduce methane emissions
  • Create healthy soils
  • Grow healthy plants
  • Save water
  • Reduce use of chemical fertilizers

Learn more here!

Can I line my compost bucket?

Yes, you may add a brown paper bag as a liner, but please no plastic or green compostable bags. Alternatively, you can leave it liner-free and rinse & dry between uses!

Want to learn more?

Sign up to be a Hardscrabble Scrapper by visiting our table at the Recycle Yard or Apple Blossom Day!