Hazardous Household Waste & Paper Shredding

Dates & Locations for 2024 will be published as soon as available

2024

Event DateEvent Location
Saturday, April 

Stonington High School 
176 S Broad Street - Pawcatuck

Saturday, 

East Lyme High School - (New Location)
30 Chesterfield Road - East Lyme

Saturday, 

Colchester Town Hall 
127 Norwich Avenue, Colchester

Saturday,Norwich Public Works Garage
50 Clinton Avenue, Norwich
Saturday, 

Fitch High School
101 Groton Long Point Road, Groton

Saturday, 

Montville – Tyl Middle School
166 Chesterfield Road, Oakdale

Saturday, 

North Stonington - Wheeler High School
297 Norwich-Westerly Road, North Stonington

Saturday, 

Griswold Highway Garage
1148 Voluntown Road (Route 138), Griswold

Saturday, 
 

Ledyard High School
24 Gallup Hill Road 


Hazardous Household Waste Collection Schedule

All events are from 9 am to 1 pm.

Paper Shredding is available at all locations.

For more information visit the Regional Resources Recovery Authority website or call 860-381-5558.

What can I bring to these HHW collections and what is not accepted?

Accepted

  • Household Hazardous Wastes:
    • Paint and Stains 
    • Paint Thinner
    • Drain Cleaners
    • Varnish
    • Photographic Chemicals
    • Nail Polish Remover
    • Oven Cleaners
    • Toilet Bowl Cleaners
    • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Shed and Garage Hazardous Wastes:
    • Kerosene 
    • Old Gasoline
    • Radiator Chemicals
    • Auto Body Chemicals
    • Fuel Additives
    • Car Battery Acid
    • Camping Stove Fuel
    • Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Lawn and Garden Hazardous Wastes:
    • Insecticides
    • Pool Chemicals
    • Herbicides
    • Rat Poison
    • Moth Balls
    • Fungicides
    • Round-Up

Non-Acceptable

  • Large Commercial/Industrial generators of household hazardous wastes are not accepted.
  • Households with more than 20 gallons or 20 pounds must call the regional office at 860-381-5558.
  • Tires
  • Ammunition/Gun Powder
  • Auto or Marine Flares
  • Radioactive Materials (smoke detectors, etc.)

Warnings

Use Caution When Transporting Household Hazardous Waste Materials.

Use the Original Container When Possible.