Residential Waste

Weekly Trash and Recycle Pickup for Residents

Trash and recyclables are collected on a weekly schedule. The schedule differs depending on your neighborhood.

Follow link to learn more about your trash collection schedule:

Trash and recycle bins should be placed curbside for collection after 4pm the evening prior to collection date.

Did you know that curbside placement of trash and debris earlier than necessary for collection can attract rodents and other animals to your property?

Did you know that the more you recycle the less Hartford spends on trash and waste disposal?

Follow link for a list of approved recyclable items -

Need to replace a Waste or Recycle Container? Please call 860-757-9971 or 860-757-9972

Bulky Items Pickup for Residents

1. Residents MUST call Public Works to Schedule Pick Up for all bulk items at (860) 757-4955 or (860) 757-9983   

All 1 – 6 unit non-commercial properties receive two (2) free collections per unit, of five (5) or fewer bulky items per year.  Additional pickups are $75 each.

2. Resident must place only those bulky items identify while scheduling appointment curbside THE  NIGHT BEFORE scheduled pickup.

Items placed curbside WITHOUT a scheduled pick-up can result in a fine of $99

Follow link for more information on Hartford’s Bulky Waste program:

BULKY items are large solid waste such as appliances, electronics, tree limbs, tires, furniture, mattresses and other items too large to fit reasonably in standard-issued collection containers.  Bulky waste does not include any hazardous or toxic materials.

HARTFORD CITY HALL ADDRESS: 550 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 PHONE: (860)757-9311 HOURS: 8AM - 5PM