Hazardous Waste Collection

The Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) sponsors a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program each year to provide residents of participating towns with a safe, convenient, and environmentally responsible way to dispose of their Household HazWaste.

2019 Collection Schedule

Participating Towns

If you live in one of the following towns, you can take part in any MDC sponsored collection day.

  • Bloomfield
  • East Granby
  • East Hartford
  • Hartford
  • Newington
  • Rocky Hill
  • West Hartford
  • Wethersfield
  • Windsor
  • Windsor Locks

Contact Us

For information on collection schedules and a complete list of acceptable hazardous wastes please call the MDC at 860-278-3809, email MDC, or visit the MDC website.

Household Hazardous Wastes Accepted

  • Adhesives
  • Aerosols
  • Alkaline Batteries
  • Antifreeze
  • Ant Spray and Baits
  • Ammonia
  • Artist’s Paints
  • Brake Fluid
  • Charcoal Lighter Fluid

  • Cleaning Solvents
  • Disinfectants
  • Drain Cleaners
  • Epoxy Products
  • Flea Repellants
  • Floor Care Products
  • Fungicides
  • Gasoline and Diesel
  • Glues

  • Herbicides
  • Insecticides
  • Kerosene and number 2 Fuel Oil
  • Lithium Batteries
  • Mercury
  • Mercury Switches
  • Mercury Thermometers
  • Mercury Thermostats
  • Moth Balls

  • Oil Based Paints/Turpentine
  • Oven Cleaners
  • Paint Strippers/Thinners
  • Photographic Chemicals
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Wood and Metal Polishes
  • Wood Preservative