Residential household hazardous waste will be collected from residents of Beacon Falls, Bethlehem, Middlebury, Naugatuck, Oxford, Southbury, Thomaston, Waterbury, Watertown, and Woodbury. The event is free. There will be other events in July and September that are open to residents. Please view the HHW brochure for more information.
Household Hazardous Waste Webpage
Acceptable Items: Mercury, Mercury thermometers and thermostats, Drain & Oven Cleaners, Upholstery Cleaners, Poisons, Insecticides, Oil- or Lead-Based Paints, Wood Cleaners, Aerosols, Strippers & Varnishes, Metal Polishers, Pool & Photo Chemicals, Automotive Cleaners & Fluids, Grease & Rust Solvents, and Fluorescent Bulbs.
Non-Acceptable Items: No Latex Paint, No Auto Batteries, No Motor Oil, No Radioactive or Medical Waste, No Asbestos, No Explosives, No joint compound or cement, and No Compressed Gas Cylinders.
Commercial and industrial waste will not be accepted, except through prior arrangement.
Small quantity generators (CESQGs) please contact COGCNV if interested in participating in HHW collection.