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Yard Waste & Recycling Center

New Hours
Monday – Friday:  8 AM – 3 PM
Saturday:  7AM – Noon (April - December)
No Saturday Hours:   January - March

New Telephone Number

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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.  Day permits are available on an exception basis.

Saturday purchases and pick-ups may be done on the following dates only: April 8th, April 29th, May 13th from 7AM to 12PM.

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 free and usually available beginning in 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.