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DISPOSING OF UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS

♦  Electronics  ♦  Mattresses  ♦  Paint  ♦  Hazardous Items  ♦

♦  Bulky Items  ♦  Dead Wildlife  ♦

 

FREE ELECTRONICS RECYCLING EVENT

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

 

ACCEPTED:

     
Computers Household Batteries Televisions
Laptops Phones  DVD Players
Printers Fax Machines Remotes
Keyboards Game Consoles Lightbulbs
Monitors Controllers Home Paper Shredders
VCR's Small Appliances Dehumidifiers
     
     
NOT ACCEPTED:   smoke detectors; car batteries; appliances containing freon (AC units, refrigerators, dehumidifiers)

Note:  Some scrap metal collectors have free drop-off of appliances containing freon. Contact them for their policies.

 

FREE MATTRESS RECYCLING EVENT

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

 

FREE PAINT RECYCLING

 Go to paintcare.org and follow the steps to find a local drop-off point in Connecticut.

 

 

HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION

 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: 

INSTRUCTIONS:

https://www.rwater.com/in-the-community/hazwaste-central

 

HAZWASTE CENTRAL REGISTRATION FORM (REQUIRED):

https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/4613d9ef414440e7ab522a22cc23fb26

 

 

DISPOSAL OF BULKY ITEMS

 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.) 

 

 

DISPOSAL OF DEAD WILDLIFE

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 

 

 

Last updated on Thursday, October 22, 2020