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Yard Waste & Recycling Center

An annual permit is required to use the facility. Permits can be conveniently purchased at the recycling facility directly from Supreme Forest Products at the Yard Waste and Recycling Center at 25 Brixton Street (formerly Envirocycle). Permits can also be applied for and purchased online. To apply for your permit online, click here. For residential use only.

Recycling Center Location 

25 Brixton Street
West Hartford, CT 06110

-For yard waste questions, including grass and leaf disposal, paint, mattress and electronics questions please call the recycling center at 860-231-8455. 

-For bulky waste disposal questions including appliances and metal waste disposal please contact Paines at 860-844-3000.

-For other waste questions please contact DPW at 860-561-8100.

Regular Hours

Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Saturday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Recycling Center is closed on Saturdays beginning 12/28/19 thru Mid to Late April.  The Opening date is weather dependent.

(Sunday Closed)

Closed New Year's Eve, New Year Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas


There is an annual permit fee to use the facility.  This includes dropping off paint, electronics and mattresses and box springs.  Once you have a permit, the disposal of mattresses, box springs, paint and electronics is free. 

Passenger Vehicles, SUV’s, CUV’s & Mini-Vans w/o trailer.......................$ 10.00
Passenger Vehicles, SUV’s CUV’s &Mini-Vans w/trailer............................$ 15.00
Pick-up trucks, Full size vans, w/o trailer..............................................$ 25.00
Pick-up trucks, Full size vans w/ trailer................................................ $ 35.00

Permits to use the Yard Waste & Recycling Center will be available mid-March.

Commercial Yard Waste Recycling Center Hours

The operator of the Yard Waste and Recycling Center (Supreme Forest Products) also accepts waste from commercial landscapers and other commercial entities for a fee.  Click here to see the hours for commercial hours.

Accepted Material

-Household batteries

-Dirt, concrete, rocks & stones (free of metal)

-Leaves (delivered in bulk or 30 gal biodegradable paper bags– no plastic bags accepted)

-Brush (no greater than 6 in in diameter and 4 feet in length)

-Logs and chunk wood

-Household recycling items (cardboard, boxboard, paper, plastics #’s 1-7, food, glass, and metal containers)

-Textiles: Bay State Textiles, Inc. now provides textile recycling at West Hartford’s transfer station. Items that can be recycled include bed sheets, pillow cases, blankets, comforters, belts, boots, coats, curtains, draperies, dresses, flip flops, hats, jackets, jeans, jerseys, pajamas, pants, purses, shirts, shoes, shorts, skirts, socks, stuffed animals, suits, sweaters, sweatpants, sweatshirts, table linens, ties, and undergarments. Worn, torn ripped and stained items are also acceptable.

- Mattresses and Box Springs-  Residents can drop off mattresses and box springs at the Yard Waste and Recycling Center. The mattresses and box springs can not be wet or weathered.

-Electronics Recycling- Residents can bring their computers, monitors, televisions, VCR’s DVD Players, PDA’s copiers, microwaves, telephones, and other small appliances to the Town’s Yard Waste and Recycling center for recycling. Items not accepted under the residential electronics recycling program include smoke detectors, hazardous materials and liquids, humidifiers/dehumidifiers and air conditioners.

Material Available to Residents Free of Charge

-Leaf Compost
-Sand-during winter months only

      *Residents are required to load their own vehicles.

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