Free electronics recycling drop off event November 7, 2020 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Location: Town Hall Parking Lot, 84 South Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410
Home Paper Shredders
Note: Some scrap metal collectors have free drop-off of appliances containing freon. Contact them for their policies.
The Town of Cheshire is planning a free mattress recycling drop off event on November 14, 2020, from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm in the Town Hall Parking lot.
ACCEPTED: mattresses (crib/twin/full/queen/king); box springs
NOT ACCEPTED: mattresses from futons/sofa beds/water beds; mattresses infested with bed bugs; wet, damaged, excessively soiled mattresses; sleeping bags; mattress pads/toppers
Go to paintcare.org and follow the steps to find a local drop-off point in Connecticut.
Residents can dispose of their Hazardous Waste items through the Regional Water Authority located at 90 Sargent Drive in New Haven, CT 06511 from May through October. Proof of residence, online pre-registration, and COVID-19 protocol will be required. Please use the following links for:
HAZWASTE CENTRAL REGISTRATION FORM (REQUIRED):
A private transfer station located in Cheshire is available to Town residents who wish to dispose of bulky items that are not accepted in the weekly trash collection. THERE IS A FEE FOR MOST ITEMS.
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.)
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