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Yard Waste & Recycling Center

An annual permit is required to use the Recycling facility. Permits can be purchased online with a credit card.  Permits may be picked up or purchased in-person with a credit card at Public Works, Wednesday - Friday from 8AM to 3PM ONLY.  Office is closed for lunch from 12 Noon to 1PM. Day permits are available on an exception basis.

Saturday dates for purchasing and picking up recycling permits at Public Works may be done on the following dates only: April 13, April 27, May 18, May 25, June 8, June 15.

Permits are for residential use only. Commercial yard waste and clean wood will no longer be accepted at the Town’s recycling center. This includes material brought in by permitted residents with side businesses that generate frequent volumes of yard waste and clean wood material.

Note:  A permit will only be issued to town residents whose vehicle is registered in the town of West Hartford.  All commercial, rental or out of town vehicles will not get granted a permit.

Permitted residents have unlimited access to use the Yard Waste and Recycling Center at no additional charge for recycling opportunities such as mattresses/box springs, e-waste, textiles, yard waste, aggregate waste, single stream recycling, paint, used books, cardboard and metals.

Compost is available for pick up only at the Recycling Center facility. Quantities are limited to bags and barrels for personal yard use. No trucks or pick-up loads allowed. Compost is usually available beginning of April, dependent on weather.

The Yard Waste & Recycling Center is located at 25 Brixton Street. Telephone number is 860-837-3200. 

Leaf Vouchers will no longer be accepted at the Recycling Center.