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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

   


 

UPCOMING TRASH/RECYCLE COLLECTION HOLIDAY DELAY

The next scheduled collection delay will be Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020.


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:

Gray recycle containers are assigned to each residence.  They should be placed curbside with the wheels away from the street.  The lid must close.  Residents may purchase a second container.

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 Thursday, October 22, 2020