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Fluorescent bulbs can be brought for recycling to the Transfer Station or to Home Depot. Incandescent bulbs can be thrown in the household trash.
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The Transfer Station accepts all of the following for recycling:
There is a separate container located near the entrance. Please do not bring batteries to the Highway Department.
The Town holds a Household Hazardous Waste event every year, usually in October. A flyer with the next upcoming date and list of acceptable items will be posted on the town website.
Water-based, as well as latex-based paint needs to be dried up with Speedi Dri or kitty litter, and then can be either thrown in your regular trash or brought to the Transfer Station. Oil-based paint should be taken to a Hazardous Waste Day event.Per the Connecticut Paint Stewardship Program (Enacted July 1st, 2013), paint retailers offer year-round, free collection of latex, and oil-based paints. Please check with your paint provider for details.
You can take tires to the Transfer Station for a fee of $2.
The Transfer Station cannot accept:
The town's Single Stream Recycling program allows residents to put all recyclable items in one single container without separation. It also added more items to the list of accepted recyclables. Residential recycling can either be collected curbside by a town-licensed hauler or taken to the Transfer Station. See the Single Stream Recycling (PDF) for more information.
If greater capacity is needed, additional Recycling Blue Bins may be purchased at the Highway Department for $5.
The Highway Deptartment is located at 366 Church Hill Road and is open between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. For more information, telephone the Highway Department at 203-452-5070.
The leaf pick up schedule will be posted on the home page of the town website before we begin the leaf pick up program each year.
Blue bins can be purchased for $5 at the Highway Department located at:366 Church Hill RoadTrumbull, CT 06611Phone: 203-452-5070Hours:Monday through Friday7 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Batteries, motor oil, antifreeze and cooking oil are all accepted for recycling at the Transfer Station. These items are no longer accepted at the Highway Department.
Residents can bring leaves and brush to the Transfer Station. Leaves must be loose or in paper bags (no plastic bags) and tree limbs and logs must be no longer than 4 feet long and 6 inches wide. Commercial contractors must purchase tickets from the Highway Department. Tickets are $8 for up to 125 pounds.
For information about the town’s Large Waste Pickup Program please visit the Public Works Department page.
Residents may pay for disposal of demolition materials at the Transfer Station; credit/debit cards only accepted.
Demolition Materials include:
The Transfer Station is located at101 Spring Hill RoadTrumbull, CTPhone: 203-452-5167
Hours:Monday through Friday7 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.Saturday7 to 11:45 a.m.
The Transfer Station is closed for Legal Holidays:
The town maintains a list of residential garbage/trash haulers that can be found on the Public Works department page.
The Transfer Station does not handle cash transactions. Payment must be made by credit/debit card only directly at the Transfer Station. Tickets are no longer being sold.
The Town will pick up downed branches/trees if they’ve fallen in the street, which are moved to the side of the road by the Highway Department. Otherwise, you may make an appointment for your once-a-year bulk pick-up, a program which generally runs from April through September. The branches would need to be cut to within 4 feet in length and no larger than inches wide pieces, bundled and stacked neatly and placed curbside.
Trumbull residents can bring household garbage and bulky items (i.e. furniture and mattresses), grass, appliances, leaves and brush (logs no longer than 4 feet) free of charge to the Transfer Station. Please recycle single stream recyclables, scrap metal, electronics, residential motor oil, residential cooking oil, antifreeze, fluorescent bulbs, all batteries, CD’s, audio and video cassettes in their designated areas. Demolition items require tickets, and tires are $2 each. Monroe and Easton residents must purchase tickets in their respective towns, in order to bring all items except recyclables to the transfer station.
No tickets are required for recyclables, scrap metal, electronics, batteries, residential motor oil, residential cooking oil, and antifreeze.