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Highway Department

Posted on: June 15, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Bulk Collection

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Beginning July 1st the town will be moving to a user fee based structure for oversized/bulk waste collection. Currently the fee for the collection is $25 per stop for up to two items. Items such as mattresses, box springs and tires may also be picked up for an additional charge.  Please visit the town's website for more information on acceptable items along with the new fees.  To schedule a collection please contact Trash Away (860)-229-1164, payments will be required at the time of scheduling. Payments may be made via credit card over the phone or paid by check or cash at Trash Away, 21 Christian Lane, New Britain, CT 06051.

Items such as mattresses, boxsprings and televisions may be brought to the Town's Transfer Station located at 2045 Main St during operating hours to be recycled.  

The deadline for scheduling the Thursday bulky waste collection will remain Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. Residents are reminded there is a maximum of 165 stops per week therefore scheduling is done on a first come first serve basis. 

Scrap metal collection will continue to be done on Tuesdays and the deadline for scheduling is 3:00 p.m. on Monday. The current fee for scrap metal collection is $12.00 for the first item and $5.00 for each additional item.  Scrap metal may also be brought to the Town’s Transfer Station during regular operating hours at no charge.

Additional trash and recycling containers may be obtained by contacting Trash Away @ (860)-229-1164. The current fee for a leased trash containers is $90.00 per year.  Lease year begins July 1st of each year.  

In addition we ask that residents contact Trash Away for all service related issues associated with curbside collection @ (860)-229-1164.

For all other trash and recycling questions please call the Sanitation Department @ (860)667-5874

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