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Bard staff and off-campus students would like access to resources that allow them to engage in sustainable behaviors. While many on-campus resources are only for campus residents, it is possible to find similar programs off campus.
Community Resources
Red Hook 10% Challenge participants demonstrate how to compost at Mac's Agway

Community Resources

RECYCLING: all Town of Red Hook residents (including Villages of Tivoli and Red Hook) can use the Town of Red Hook Recycle Center. Purchase a yearly permit at Town Hall.  Live in Tivoli?  You may have a private hauler or the Village hauling services.  Live in the Village of Red Hook?  You also may have a private hauler or Village hauling services.
  • It is Dutchess County law for your landlord to provide a drop off area for recycling and for collection of the materials.
  • Electronics can be recycled through Best Buy in Kingston.  Other "technotrash" like CDs and rechargeable batteries are also accepted there. You can ship items like VHS and cassette tapes to GreenDisk for a small fee.

RE-USE: Materials can be reused through bartering or donations- check donation rules carefully so these services can continue to accept materials.
FRESH FOOD: Red Hook Village Farmer's Market Saturdays 10am-2pm May through October, municipal lot by the bus stop.  Find other markets here.
COMPOST: Set up home comoposting to decrease your trash.  You can buy a home compost bin at cost from UCRRA

Have more questions?  Email Off-Campus EcoRep Coordinator Michael Callejo