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.

  • Refuse must be put into the town supplied green trash totes, preferably in  plastic trash bags, no trash can be left outside the container, it cannot be overfilled and cannot weigh 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. All recyclables including cardboard must be inside the provided blue tote.
  • Do not put an recyclables into the blue bin that are not accepted. See tab below " items not accepted" .If you still have questions about what can be recycled . call the recycling coordinator at 203-287-7021.
  1. Items Not Accepted
  2. Curbside Recycling Collection Policy
  3. Other Disposal Tips