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Household Hazardous Waste
Proper Disposal
Household hazardous products can pose serious risks to your family's health and the health of our environment. Bring the unused portions of the hazardous products to one of the household hazardous waste collection days. Be sure to keep products in their original containers and don't mix them. Always keep materials in a safe place away from children, pets, and heat.

Collection Days

TUNXIS Recycling Operating Committee sponsors several Household Hazardous Waste collections each year.  

Residents of Berlin, Bristol, Burlington, Meriden, New Britain, Plainville, Plymouth, Prospect, Southington and Wolcott may attend any of the following collections:

Fall 2016 Dates:
September 17 Southington (Town Highway Garage - 1 Della Bitta Drive - off Mulberry St 860-276-6275)
September 24 Wolcott (Public Works Garage - 48 Todd Road 203-879-8100)
October 1 Bristol (Public Works Garage - 95 Vincent P. Kelly Road off Route 229 860-584-7791)
October 29 NewBritain/Berlin Residential Recycling Center 642 Christian Lane, Berlin 860-826-3350)

For more Information visit the TUNXIS household hazardous waste website. You can also contact TUNXIS Recycling Operating Committee at (860) 585-0419 or (860) 225-9811. Collections will run from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Bristol residents may attend any of the collection events.

Hazardous Waste Tips

  • Buy only what you need and use all of what you buy.
  • Give leftover or extra product to someone who can use it or bring it to a HHW collection day.
  • Never throw leftover chemicals down the drain, in storm drains, on the ground, or in the trash.
  • Recycle lead-acid car batteries at the City of Bristol Solid Waste Transfer Station
  • Recycle used pure waste motor oil at the City of Bristol Solid Waste Transfer Station or at your local automotive service station.
  • Use non-toxic or less toxic substitutes for hazardous products.

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