There will be no collection of solid waste on Thursday, December 25, 2014 or Thursday, January 1, 2015.
Both weeks will have a one day delay for residences with usual trash and recycling collection on Thursdays and Fridays.
Residences with trash and recycling collection on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays will not be affected by the holiday schedule.
On Saturday, January 10, 2015, the Public Works Garage (1286 Waterbury Rd.) will be open between 7:00 AM and 1:00 PM to accept Christmas trees for disposal. There is no charge, but proof of residency is required.
The Town of Cheshire is dedicated to preserving our natural resources and reduce costs through recycling, conservation and using less. We urge our residents to do the same, and offer services and information to assist in these efforts. Please visit our energy conservation, waste and trash and recycling pages to learn more. And please,
A private transfer station located in Cheshire as well as HazWaste Central in New Haven are available to Town residents who wish to dispose of bulky and hazardous waste items that are not accepted in the weekly trash collection.
For hours, fees and more information on the local private transfer station, please call 203-272-4039.
For more information on hazardous waste disposal, please check the HazWaste Central website at www.rwater.com/hazwaste. There is no fee for Cheshire residents to dispose of items at HazWaste, but proof of residency is required.
(The Town-operated Transfer Station was closed on July 1, 2011.)