ONLY A WEEK LEFT FOR BULK TRASH PICKUP
The semi-annual bulk trash pick up program for Hamden runs through week's end.
Hamden residents may put bulk trash curbside in front of their homes anytime until Oct. 31.
Acceptable items will be picked up by Hamden’s trash hauler
throughout the entire month. No phone calls or appointments are necessary! The program will
run again in April.
Acceptable items (150 pounds or less) are: 1) mattresses; 2) furniture; 3) rugs (must be
rolled up and tied like a log; no longer than four feet in length); 4) household appliances
(washers, dryers, air conditioners, stoves, refrigerators, freezers, toasters, lamps,
microwaves); Note: State Law requires the removal of air-tight doors on refrigerators and
other appliances; 5) light and heavy iron goods; 6) metal items (place at one end of the pile
for separate scrap metal pick-up).
Unacceptable items are: 1) hazardous waste including oil-based paint, pesticides, pool
chemicals, household cleaners, anti-freeze, aerosols, batteries, gasoline, motor oil (contact
HazWaste Central at 203-401-2712); 2) remodeling, construction and demolition debris from
any structure or part thereof, (homeowner must rent a dumpster or contact Recycling
Coordinator @ 203-287-7021 for alternative options); 3) plumbing fixtures, sinks and pipes; a
single unit or fixture may be accepted at the Transfer Station at 231 Wintergreen Avenue,
Hamden, 203-387-2435; 4) tires, vehicle parts, lawnmowers and other gas-powered
equipment (remove all fluids from engines, dispose of fluids at HazWaste Central and
equipment at the Transfer Station); 5) branches, grass, leaves, tree stumps, rocks, sand, and
dirt (contact Public Works at 203-287-2600 for specific guidelines); 6) propane tanks (accepted
at Eastern Fuel in Hamden or Agway in North Haven - $6.00 fee); 7) computers, televisions and
other electronics (contact the Recycling Coordinator at 203-287-7021 for electronics drop-off
locations and information); 8) pool covers (accepted at the Transfer Station).
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