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Cheshire's Automated Trash/Recycle Collection 

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions - Automated Trash Program

     

 Applications for Trash Containers:

1. Application for an additional 96-Gallon container 

2. Application to exchange for a larger (96-gallon) or smaller (64-gallon) container

 

CREATIVE WAYS TO RECYCLE YOUR OLD TRASH CONTAINER:

 

1. DIY TRASH CAN RAIN BARRELImage result for RECYCLE iDEAS FOR OLD PLASTIC TRASH CONTAINER

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cM2KAERWWvM

 

2. DIY TRASH CAN SMOKER

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbaXGbvzM70

 

3. TURN YOUR OLD GARBAGE CAN INTO A COMPOST BIN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZyox5yLiMU

 

4. PINTEREST UPCYCLE IDEAS

https://www.pinterest.com/tickledpinktony/garbage-cans-upcycle-reuse-recycle-repurpose-diy/

 

 

UPCOMING TRASH/RECYCLE COLLECTION HOLIDAY DELAY

The next scheduled collection delay will be Memorial Day, May 27, 2019 . Collection will be delayed one day following Monday, May 27th.


TRASH COLLECTION - DAILY SCHEDULE

RECYCLE COLLECTION - A/B SCHEDULE

 

 

Recycle Containers:

Green recycle containers are assigned to each residence.  They should be placed curbside with the wheels away from the street.  The lid must close.  A second container may be assigned to the residence, upon request (203-271-6650).

Trash Containers:

The Town will provide trash containers to residents as of April 1, 2019.

Collection Hours:

Put containers curb-side the night before collection day.  Trash/recycles may be picked up as early as 5:30 a.m. and pick-up times may vary from week to week. 

Unscheduled Delays:

During the winter months, trash/recycle collection may be delayed; please be patient.  Please keep containers clear of snow/ice and safely accessible for collection. If collection cannot occur on a snowy day, that information will be posted here as soon as it is known.

Skipped Collection:

Call Public Works at 203-271-6650 to report any problems or missed pick ups.


Acceptable Items

Residents are reminded that the hauler picks up only normal household trash. 

  • No hazardous materials
  • No leaves or grass clippings
  • No broken glass or other sharp objects unless they are securely wrapped and padded
  • No bulky items, furniture, construction debris, or carpeting

For bulky items, there is a private transfer station in town.  Please call 203-272-4039 for  hours and fees.

For grass clipping and leaf disposal, click on the tab to the left. 


For more information, contact the

Public Works Department at 203 271-6650

Last updated on Wednesday, March 20, 2019