Hazwaste Central

Residents of Hamden may dispose of household hazardous waste products for free at HazWaste Central in New Haven. 

Defining Hazardous Waste

Household hazardous waste, by definition, are corrosive, flammable, toxic, and/or reactive; they may come from everyday products used in the home, garage, yard, or garden.

HazWaste User Questionnaire Form

Download the HazWaste User Questionnaire Form (PDF) and bring a completed copy with you to HazWaste.

Items That Can Be Disposed Of

Please view the flyers below for more information about when HazWaste collection occurs and for the specific items that can be disposed of:

English

Safe and Free Disposal of Household Cleaners (PNG)

Spanish

Safe and Free Disposal of Household Cleaners - Spanish (PNG)

Off-Season Recycling

If you need to dispose of Household Hazardous Waste during the off-season, please consider waiting until the next Hazwaste collection. However, you can also dispose of Household Hazardous Waste year-round for a fee at New England Disposal Technologies (NEDT) in Massachusetts. For more information about what is accepted and pricing please visit the NEDT - Household Hazardous Collection website.