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Residents may obtain landfill permits at the Town Highway Garage (281 Milk Lane) 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday or at the Town Hall in the Town Clerk's office 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday- Friday. License and registration of residents' vehicle are required to obtain a sticker.
Not so common household items
Bulk collection is done every Thursday and residents are asked to contact the Sanitation Department (860-667-5874) to schedule a pick up. Each residence is allowed two non-metal items per week and must contact the department prior to 3:30 on Tuesday to schedule a pick up. The town is allowed a maximum of 165 stops per week therefore scheduling is done on a first come first serve basis.
Scrap metal collection is done every Tuesday and residents are asked to contact the Sanitation Department (860)-667-5874 to schedule a pick up. The deadline for scheduling a scrap metal pick up is 3:00 on Monday. The fee for the first item is $10.00 and $5.00 for each additional item. Residents may also bring the scrap metal to the Town Landfill during operating hours.
Residents may obtain a second trash container by contacting Trash Away (860)-225-1206. The annual non-prorated fee is $90.00.
Fluorescent and CFL bulbs may be recycled as part of the Town's Ewaste program at the Town's Landfill during operating hours. Incandescent bulbs are not recyclable and my be disposed of in your green trash container.
Excess or old paint may be recycled as part of the CT DEEP's Paint recycling program
Recyclables diverted from the waste stream lower the cost the town pays in disposal fees for MSW (household garbage), currently there is no charge to dispose of recyclable material. Recycling not only helps the environment, it also saves money. For more information, please call 860-667-5874.
For the most current list of recyclable items please visit Recyclect.com
No. With single stream recycling you will no longer need to bag or bundle paper and cardboard, or separate plastic and glass, simply place all your acceptable recyclables into your container and wheel it to the curb. Please remember to rinse glass and plastic containers prior to placing them in the container. Also, remember that items not placed in the recycling container will not be collected. For more information, please call 860-667-5874.