Municipal Refuse, Waste, & Recycling Programs

For Dump related questions call Public Services: (203) 468-3328
For trash related questions please contact Affordable Waste Systems.      


The following holidays will be observed and trash & recyclable pickup will be one day late (except if the holiday falls on Saturday or Sunday). New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.


Your recyclables will be picked up on your trash day. New Residents will be given a recyclable bin at Town Hall. Small Recycling Bins are available by the Mayor's Office.

For recyclable Information please click here. 


Trash Pickup Services 

Affordable Waste Systems 

(203) 466-0101 

For all 1 to 3 Family Residences 

Weekly curbside collection of acceptable refuse and bulky waste. 

Weekly curbside collection of acceptable recyclable materials. 

Semi–Annual curbside collection of Appliances & Metals each April/October dates TBA. Acceptable items include – refrigerators, stoves, washing machines, home hot water heaters etc. NO Porcelain. 

Acceptable Refuse & Bulky Waste 
(The following materials shall be considered acceptable items for weekly curbside collection). 
A. Waste and Refuse from preparation and consumption of food in the home. This includes: shells, skins, scraps and by-products that have been drained, wrapped or bagged and placed in acceptable containers. 
B. Rubbish or trash, which includes: food containers, light bulbs, waste paper (other than newsprint), kitchenware and other household items placed in acceptable containers. 
C. Single trees, limbs and branches less than 3 inches in diameter and 4 feet in length. These items MUST be tied in small bundles by the resident. 
D. Household furniture, including sofas, couches, chairs, tables, rugs and mattresses are accepted at curbside and at the town landfill free of charge. 
E. Scrap wood smaller than 4 feet in length and 4 inches in thickness. These items MUST BE BUNDLED AND TIED by resident. 
F. Screen doors of either wood or metal framing 


Weekly collection of acceptable household refuse as listed in A & B above ONLY (see list above). 

Weekly collection of acceptable recyclable materials. (see list above). 

Semi–Annual collection of Appliances & Metals each April/October dates TBA. 
Acceptable items include – refrigerators, stoves, washing machines, dryers, etc. NO Porcelain. 

Semi–Annual collection of acceptable Bulky items as listed in C Thru F above each April/October dates TBA. 

Contact your Management Company or Condo Assoc. for exact dates & details. 

Unacceptable Trash and Bulky Waste 

Construction, demolition and/or land clearing debris (including: shingles, plaster, sheetrock, ceiling tiles, roofing materials, metal pipe, lumber, landscaping material, tree stumps, gravel, powders, soil, rocks, stones, bricks, concrete and insulation materials and tiles). 


Explosives, gunpowder, ammunition, etc., propane tanks (Barbeque grill size). 

Pathological and Biological waste, including needles, blood, etc. 

Hazardous materials, chemicals or radioactive materials. Liquids such as anti-freeze, gas, oil and oil sludge and paint. 

Cesspool waste, sewage sludge or human waste. 

Automobile or other batteries of equal or larger size. 

55-gallon drums or oil tanks. 

Large items of machinery, equipment or other component parts (including oil, gas, chemical tanks and pesticides). 

Motor Vehicle Tires, (per State Law) 

NO PORCELAIN (toilet bowls, sinks, etc.) 

All other items of waste that would be likely to pose a threat to health or safety.