General Refuse & Recycling Policies 

Map of Transfer Station

The Town publishes these policies so our residents will have maximum access to information about the town. For specific questions, please contact the Recycling Coordinator at 203-287-7021.

Curbside Refuse Collection Policy


There is no curbside refuse or recycling collection on the following holidays: 

  • Christmas Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Memorial Day
  • New Year's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day

Collection for that day and the days of the week following are delayed by one day. However, if the holiday falls on a weekend day (Saturday or Sunday) the pick-up schedule remains unchanged. The Transfer Station is closed to the public on all State and Federal holidays.

  1. Rules
  2. Items Not Accepted
  3. Curbside Recycling Collection Policy
  4. Other Disposal Tips
  • Refuse must be in plastic trash bags, or trash containers not exceeding 50 gallon capacity, and not weighing over 100 pounds when full.
  • Refuse must be at curb by 6 a.m. of pickup day. Do not place refuse at the curb more than 24 hours prior to collection. Remove empty trash barrels within 24 hours after collection.
  • Cardboard boxes, grocery bags, laundry baskets or wastepaper baskets are not to be used as refuse containers. Cardboard must be recycled (flatten to less than 3 feet by 3 feet, tie with string and put out with bin).