Hazardous Household Waste & Paper Shredding

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


Event DateEvent Location
Saturday, April 

Stonington High School 
176 S Broad Street - Pawcatuck


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


Colchester Town Hall 
127 Norwich Avenue, Colchester

Saturday,Norwich Public Works Garage
50 Clinton Avenue, Norwich

Fitch High School
101 Groton Long Point Road, Groton


Montville – Tyl Middle School
166 Chesterfield Road, Oakdale


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


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


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?


  • 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


  • 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.)


Use Caution When Transporting Household Hazardous Waste Materials.

Use the Original Container When Possible.