TRASH DELAYS ♦ ELECTRONICS RECYCLING ♦ MATTRESS RECYCLING ♦ HAZARDOUS MATERIALS DISPOSAL ♦ DEAD WILDLIFE DISPOSAL
The next scheduled delay will be Monday, May 30, 2016, in honor of Memorial Day. Trash/recycle collection will occur on Tuesday - Saturday (May 31-June 4) that week.
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.
Transfer Station: For hours, fees and more information on the local private transfer station, please call 203-272-4039. (The Town-operated Transfer Station was closed on July 1, 2011.)
Hazardous Waste: 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 CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection maintains a list of contractors that will dispose of dead wildlife on residential property. The list begins on page 3 of the following document: http://www.ct.gov/deep/lib/deep/wildlife/pdf_files/nwco/nwcodir.pdf
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,