Q: Why was my recycling cart missed?
A: Common reasons for your recycling not being collected may include:
Q: Why was my bulky item(s) missed?
A: Common reasons for you bulky waste not collected may include:
Q: What is my trash collection day?
A: Please see trash collection map.
Q:How do I get a replacement trash cart?
A: You may only replace a trash cart if you are the owner of a 1-6 family property.
You may replace your trash cart by completing an application form with payment and delivering to our office in person or by mail. Our office is located at 525 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Hartford, CT 06103, Attn Stacey Willis.
The current price for a replacement trash (grey) cart is $35 regardless of the reason for loss-broken, stolen, new property. You may make the check or money order payable to “City of Hartford”. Trash carts will be delivered to you within 5-10 working days. You may download an application for a replacement cart here.
If you need your recycling (blue) cart to be replaced, please call our Call Center by dialing 311 from a Hartford landline or (860) 757-9311. Recycling carts are free and are to be used for recycling only. You may register your recycling blue cart for rewards by contacting Recyclebank.
Department of Public Works
50 Jennings Rd
Hartford, CT 06120
Office: (860) 757-9900
Fax: (860) 722-6215
8:00am - 5:00pm