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Sanitation Division

The principal goal of the Sanitation Division is to provide waste collection services that result in a clean and healthy Hartford environment and community.

  • Weekly curbside collection of trash from all 1-6 family buildings, in 65 gallon gray carts.

  • Weekly curbside collection of single-stream recyclables from all 1-6 family buildings, in 65 gallon blue recycling carts.

  • Scheduled curbside collection of no more than 5 items of bulky waste from all 1-6 family buildings. Click HERE for more information
  • Hartford's Bulky Waste & Recycling Center open 9am – 2pm Tuesdays-Saturdays, where residents and small businesses can recycle, dispose of bulky items, dispose of electronic waste, pick up compost, drop-off leaves with no or low cost permits. See our on-line brochure.
    • Environmental educational materials for residents and businesses to improve recycling and proper disposal including offering tenant education for interested landlords. The educational topics, funded under a grant from the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority (CRRA) include:
    • Proper Presentation of Trash on the Curbside
    • Single-Stream Acceptable Recyclables
    • Electronic Waste Disposal options
    • Bulky Waste Disposal Rules-Curbside
    • Fall and Spring Leaf Recycling
    • Grass Recycling
    • Christmas Tree Collection
    • Bulky Waste & Recycling Center Resident & Business Permits
    • Proper Household Hazardous Waste Disposal and Collection Days
    • Schools Recycling Initiatives
    • Municipal Workplace Recycling
    • Cart replacement rules
    • Daily Collection Schedule for all 1-6 family buildings
    • Holiday Trash & Recycling Schedule Changes
    • Multi-dwelling (7+ units) Buildings - Trash & Recycling Rules and Fines
    • Small Business and Non-Profit Organizations Trash & Recycling Rules & Fines

  • Enforcement of local rules and regulations including fines and termination of service.

  • Refuse Collector Registrations
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Department of Public Works Contact

Department of Public Works
50 Jennings Rd
Hartford, CT 06120
Office: (860) 757-9900
Fax: (860) 722-6215

Office Hours:
8:00am - 5:00pm

HARTFORD CITY HALL ADDRESS: 550 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 PHONE: (860)757-9311 HOURS: 8AM - 5PM