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 TRASH, RECYCLING AND ENERGY

TRASH DELAYS ♦ ELECTRONICS RECYCLING ♦ MATTRESS RECYCLING ♦ HAZARDOUS MATERIALS DISPOSAL ♦ DEAD WILDLIFE DISPOSAL


Frequently Asked Questions - Automated Trash Program   


 

 Applications for Trash Containers:

Application for an additional 96-Gallon container 

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


CALENDAR FOR "A" AND "B" WEEKS 2020

Click here for schedule 


TRASH/RECYCLE COLLECTION HOLIDAY DELAYS

The following holidays always cause a one-day trash/recycle collection delay: Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day.

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).


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 DISPOSAL OF HAZARDOUS ITEMS

 

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.  

HAZWASTE CENTRAL REGISTRATION FORM 

Click for more information and instructions, or call 203 401-2712.    


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.

 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. 

 

 Click here for a list of Acceptable Items

 


  

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 

 


 

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 


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,

REDUCE  ♦  REUSE  ♦  RECYCLE

  

For more information, contact the

Public Works Department at 203 271-6650

Last updated on Thursday, October 22, 2020