I’ve been organizing a lot of garages lately and the question of where to dispose of hazardous waste comes up a lot. Here are some answers for local towns, starting with Greenwich this Saturday.
5/15 Greenwich H.S., 25 Hillside Rd., 8 – 1
6/5 Darien Norton Heights RR Station, Hollow Tree Ridge Rd., 9 – 1
7/10 Stamford Scalzi Park, Bridge St., 9 – 2
9/11 Norwalk, Norwalk High School, 23 Calvin Murphy Dr., 8-2
9/25 New Canaan WWTP, 394 Main St., 8 – 2
10/2 Westport 180 Bayberry Ln., 9 – 2
10/30 Wilton Miller/Driscoll School, 214 Wolfpit Rd., 9 – 3
These events are for residents only so please have driver’s license or vehicle registration readily available. No commercial (business) loads are accepted.
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTES INCLUDE:
Garage. Gasoline, auto care products, oil-based paints, stains, thinners, spray paints.
Garden. Pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, chemical fertilizers, etc.
Household. Cleaners, polishes, mercury thermometers, pet care products, pool chemicals, fluorescent bulbs, etc.
ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED:
Ammunition/flares or explosives (call Police Department)
Latex paint (remove lid, let dry, throw in garbage)
Medical & biological waste
Asbestos (State Health Department)
If you are outside lower Fairfield county, Connecticut, just Google “household hazardous waste” and your town’s name.