TRASH DELAYS ♦ ELECTRONICS RECYCLING ♦ MATTRESS RECYCLING ♦ HAZARDOUS MATERIALS DISPOSAL ♦ DEAD WILDLIFE DISPOSAL
The following holidays always cause a one-day trash/recycle collection delay in 2021:
New Year's Day, January 1
Memorial Day, May 31
Labor Day, September 6
Thanksgiving Day, November 25
The following holidays cause a one-day trash/recycle delay IF they fall on a weekday:
New Year's Day (January 1), Independence Day (July 4), Christmas Day (December 25).
The Town is offering a free mattress drop off to Cheshire residents (only) on Saturday,
May 1, 2021 from 9am to 1 pm in the Town Hall parking lot. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this is a contactless drop off.
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
The Regional Water Authority accepts drop off of hazardous waste May through October.
Online pre-registration, proof of residency, and COVID-19 protocol are required.
Click for more information and instructions, or call 203 401-2712.
The Town is offering a free electronics recycling event to Cheshire residents (only) on Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 9 am to 1 pm in the Town Hall parking lot.
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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.
Up to seven (7) electronics items can be brought to the Transfer Station (free of charge) Saturdays from 8 AM to 1PM. The Transfer Station is located at 22 Burton Drive, Cheshire, CT 06410.
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 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,