For more information on recycling, visit any of these Web sites:  

New Paltz Reuse Center
The New Paltz Reuse Center is a non-profit community warehouse, open to the public, specializing in the redistribution of arts, education and building materials rescued from the business waste stream. Services provided include waste assessments, distribution of reusable business waste and workshops illustrating possible re-uses for such materials.
NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation
Official page of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for business recycling. Obtain information about its structure, management, policies, history, contacts, jobs and volunteer opportunities.
US EPA Conservation: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency site for general information on protecting our air, land and water.  Information on environmental careers with the federal government and grants to help safeguard the natural environment and protect human health.
US EPA WasteWise
The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency official site for WasteWise: Preserving Resources, Preventing Waste.  WasteWise is a free, voluntary program through which organizations eliminate costly municipal solid waste and select industrial wastes, benefiting their bottom line and the environment.
WestchesterFreeShare and WestchesterNYFreecycle
These online groups serve as a forum to exchange used but usable items. They help reduce waste by connecting individuals who are discarding goods with those who are seeking them. You must have a Yahoo! account to use these programs. WestchesterNYFreecycle maintains a "two strikes, you’re out" policy to guarantee proper participation.