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HazWaste Central

Household HazWaste Central
Working with Communities for the Safe and Free Disposal
of Household Chemicals

90 Sargent Drive, New Haven, CT 06511-5966
Telephone: 203.401.2712         Fax: 203.624.6129
Customer Service: 203.562.4020
On the Internet: www.rwater.com/products-and-services/hazwaste-central/

HazWaste Central is open to collect and safely dispose of household hazardous waste. Go through your house and look for all of the items on your checklist below. If you find any of these products, then you have the makings of household hazardous waste. To be safe and protect the environment, read the product label instructions. When finished, dispose of the products at HazWaste Central.

Open:   Most Saturdays 9 a.m. to 12 noon, mid-May  through the end of October. (Closed Independence Day, Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends.)

HazWaste Central is free for residents in Bethany, Branford, Cheshire, East Haven, Fairfield, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Wallingford, West Haven, and Woodbridge.

What to bring to Hazwaste Central:

Kitchen & Bathroom

Garage & Workshop

Garden & Miscellaneous

  • Aerosols
  • Bathroom Cleaners
  • Disinfectants
  • Floor Care Products
  • Metal & Furniture Polish
  • Nail Polish Remover
  • Oven & Drain Cleaners
  • Tile Cleaners
  • Toilet Bowl Cleaners
  • Antifreeze
  • Auto Batteries
  • Auto Body Repair Products
  • Brake Fluid
  • Brake & Transmission Fluid
  • Bug Sprays
  • Gasoline
  • Oil-Based Paints
  • Other Oils/Cleaners
  • Paint Thinner &
  • Used Motor Oil *
  • Varnish
  • Artists' Paints
  • Batteries
  • Chemical Fertilizer
  • Dry Cleaning Solvents
  • Fiberglass Epoxy
  • Fluorescent Bulbs (including CFL Type)**
  • Fungicides 
  • Gun Cleaning Solvents
  • Herbicides & Insecticides
  • Mercury & Mercury-Containing Items
  • Moth Balls
  • Pesticides
  • Photographic Chemicals
  • Rat Poison
  • Small (1 lb.) Cylinders
  • Swimming Pool Chemicals

* Wallingford Residents may bring used, clean motor oil to the Resident Disposal Center at 25 Pend Road (5 gallons maximum/visit). 
** Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (CFL's) may also be recycled at the Wallingford Home Depot Store.


Do Not Bring to Hazwaste Central:

  • Ammunition 
  • Asbestos
  • Controlled Substances
  • Empty containers of any kind
  • Explosive Material
  • Latex Paints (crack lid, air dry and dispose of in regular garbage)
  • Medicines/Medical Waste
  • Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)
  • Propane Tanks - Gas Grill Size (call 203-401-2712 for disposal locations and/or instructions.)
  • Radioactive Material
  • Unknown substances which are suspected to be one of the above.
  • Wastes from Businesses (call 203-401-2712 for disposal locations and/or instructions.)

HazWaste Central is a program of the Regional Water Authority and the South Central Regional Council of Governments.


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