Bulk Waste Policy

Residents of Hamden are allowed to put out bulk trash curbside during the months of April and October of each year. Residents must not put bulk waste during the prior month, i.e. not in September for October pickup, not in March for April pickup. For a list of acceptable items, please see the Bulk Waste Policy (PDF).

Repurposing Bulk Waste

If it is usable bulk trash, don't throw it away (PDF). You may want to consider:

  • Donating it to a charity
  • Having a tag sale
  • Placing an ad in the local paper (many do not charge)
  • Taking it to:
    • Goodwill
    • The Salvation Army
    • Savers
    • Urbanminers in Hamden