Hazardous Waste Collection

The Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) sponsors a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program each year to provide residents of participating towns with a safe, convenient, and environmentally responsible way to dispose of their Household HazWaste.

Contact Us

For information on collection schedules and a complete list of acceptable hazardous wastes please call the MDC at 860-278-3809, email MDC, or visit the MDC website.

Participating Towns

If you live in one of the following towns, you can take part in any MDC sponsored collection day.

  • Bloomfield
  • East Granby
  • East Hartford
  • Hartford
  • Newington
  • Rocky Hill
  • West Hartford
  • Wethersfield
  • Windsor
  • Windsor Locks

Household Hazardous Wastes Accepted

  • Adhesives
  • Aerosols
  • Alkaline Batteries
  • Antifreeze
  • Ant Spray and Baits
  • Ammonia
  • Artist’s Paints
  • Brake Fluid
  • Charcoal Lighter Fluid
  • Cleaning Solvents
  • Disinfectants
  • Drain Cleaners
  • Epoxy Products
  • Flea Repellants
  • Floor Care Products
  • Fungicides
  • Gasoline and Diesel
  • Glues
  • Herbicides
  • Insecticides
  • Kerosene and number 2 Fuel Oil
  • Lithium Batteries
  • Mercury
  • Mercury Switches
  • Mercury Thermometers
  • Mercury Thermostats
  • Moth Balls
  • Oil Based Paints/Turpentine
  • Oven Cleaners
  • Paint Strippers/Thinners
  • Photographic Chemicals
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Wood and Metal Polishes
  • Wood Preservatives