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Hazardous Waste Collection Program

The Metropolitan District (MDC) provides a safe, convenient, and environmentally responsible way for you to dispose your household hazardous waste! Bring your hazardous waste to a MDC sponsored collection day. Please download the pdf below for detail information on the program.

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What household hazardous waste can I bring?

Garage and Workshop
  • Alkaline and lithium batteries
  • Antifreeze
  • Brake fluid
  • Fluorescent bulbs
  • Gasoline and Diesel
  • Kerosene and Fuel oil
  • Mercury thermostats
  • Oil based paints
  • Paint strippers/thinners
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Transmission fluid
  • Turpentine
Kitchen and Sink
  • Aerosol cans
  • Ammonia
  • Disinfectants
  • Drain and oven cleaners
  • Floor care products
  • Mercury thermometers
  • Polishes
Yard and Hobby
  • Adhesives, epoxy products and glues
  • Artists' paints
  • Cleaning solvents
  • Fungicides and herbicides
  • Insecticides & pesticides
  • Mercury
  • Moth balls
  • Pool chemicals

If you’re not sure about an item, please call us at 860-278-3809. If we don't take it, we'll try to locate a disposal location for you.

Who can participate?

If you live in one of the following towns, you can take part in ANY MDC sponsored collection day: Ansonia, Avon, Bloomfield, Canton, Cromwell, Derby, Durham, East Granby, East Hampton, East Hartford, East Windsor, Ellington, Enfield, Farmington, Granby, Haddam, Hartford, Middlefield, Middletown, Newington, Portland, Rocky Hill, Seymour, Simsbury.

If you’re not sure about an item, please call us at (860)278-3809. If we don't take it, we'll try to locate a disposal location for you.

When and where can I drop off my hazardous waste?

Date Town Location
Aug 20 Bloomfield Public Works Building
21 Southwood Drive
Aug 27 Ansonia Public Works Complex
North Division Street
Sep 10 Rocky Hill Rocky Hill WPCF
80 Goff Brook Lane
Sep 17 Ellington Town Garage
80 Goff Brook Lane
Sep 24 West Hartford Public Works Garage
Oakwood Avenue Extension off Park Avenue
Oct 1 South Windsor / East Windsor South Windsor High School
161 Nevers Road
Oct 8 Middletown Moody School
300 Country Club Road
Oct 15 East Hartford East Hartford WPCP
65 Pitkin Street
Oct 22 Hartford East Hartford WPCP
240 Brainard Road
Oct 31 Windsor Locks / East Granby Windsor Locks Public Works Garage
6 Stanton Road
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Department of Public Works
50 Jennings Rd
Hartford, CT 06120
Office: (860) 757-9900
Fax: (860) 722-6215

Office Hours:
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