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Fair Trash Reduction

Since the May 1, 2023 pilot start date, over 115,000 pounds of food scraps, from 300 participating pilot households, have been diverted and sent to Quantum Biopower Anaerobic Digester in Southington, CT. The pilot neighborhood is a Monday route near Morley Elementary School, see map below. The Pilot continues through June 11th.

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The Yard Waste & Recycling Center is open year-round for unlimited residential use with an annual permit. 

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 hours 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.

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Convenient Numbers    

Block Party Permits 860-561-8100

Compost 860-837-3200

Covanta Energy 860-589-6470

General Maintenance (Repairs, Pot Holes, Sign Maintenance, Storm Drains, Sweeping, Snow Removal, Plow Damage)  860-561-8100

 Graffiti Clean-up 860-523-5203 

Hazardous Waste Info-line 
860-278-3809 

Paine's Inc (Bulky items, Special Collections, Metal
& Appliance Collection, Complaints)
860-844-3000

Paint Disposal (Sherwin Williams)
860-570-1216

Power Outages 860-947-2000

 Recycling Center 860-837-3200

Take 2 E-Waste 800-209-9322

Traffic Control (Street lights and Signs)
860-561-8100

Tree Maintenance & Removal 860-561-8100

Yard Waste 
860-561-8100

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
7:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Contact Information

17 Brixton Street
West Hartford, CT 06110
860-561-8100
Fax: 860-561-8141
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