Waste Disposal & Recycling

Wondering which items can be recycled? What materials are too hazardous to put in your trash bin? Or where to donate unwanted items? Use the new Waste Wizard tool to learn how to properly recycle, reuse or dispose of hundreds of items in the Town of Greenwich. Simply type the name of the item in question, and information will be provided on the best disposal options.

Current information on operations:

  • Please comply with social distancing and bring your mask when you visit the site. 
  • There are new traffic patterns and there may be delays as we manage traffic through the site, particularly on Saturdays. Please be patient.
  • Hours continue to be M-F 7:00 AM - 2:30 PM and Sat 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM. PLEASE make every effort to limit your trips and come during the week.
  • As of July 1, 2021 residents need a new permit CLICK HERE TO APPLY.
    • No permits will be issued at Holly Hill.

Book Swap is back! 

Fridays and Saturdays from 8am-12pm

Donation containers are still available for use 

Collection bins for shredded paper and plastic bags- next to the office trailer ( click for details)


NEW!!- Textile Recycling

The Greenwich Recycling Advisory Board (GRAB) has teamed up with Fairco-Greentree Recycling to make donation of unwanted textiles easy and convenient for Greenwich residents and to raise funds for recycling education in our community.

Click here for a list of accept items.

FOOD SCRAP Recycling

In partnership with Waste Free Greenwich, Greenwich Recycling Advisory Board, and Greenwich Green & Clean, the Town has a residential food scrap recycling pilot program underway!  Food scraps are one of the largest components of our waste stream, and can be put to better use in compost:

Click here for a handy food scrap program reference page.

Transfer Station/Disposal Permit Requirements

Residential

All residential vehicles entering the Holly Hill Facility must have and properly display a Holly Hill Permit. 

Residents can bring their trash, garbage, refuse, yard debris and recyclables to Holly Hill, or hire a private collector to pick up the trash at home. To find the name of a licensed collector in your area, use this list of licensed collectors (PDF).

Commercial

Commercial vehicles entering the Holly Hill Facility must have and properly display either a Holly Hill Permit or provide a Verification of Owner Form (PDF) completed and approved.

Please note: Roll-off or hook type vehicles, carrying any size dumpsters, cannot use this facility. Using such vehicles are only permitted if you are a licensed refuse hauler in Greenwich using such vehicles as a "satellite" vehicle to haul refuse and recycling.

Permit Requirements for Dumping at Holly Hill Facility

Residential

All residential vehicles entering the Holly Hill Facility must have and properly display a Resident Dumping Permit

Residents can bring their trash, garbage, refuse, yard debris and recyclables to Holly Hill, or hire a private collector to pick up the trash at home. To find the name of a licensed collector in your area, use this list of licensed collectors (PDF).

Commercial

Commercial vehicles entering the Holly Hill Facility must have and properly display either a Resident Dumping Permit or a Non-Resident Dumping Permit. View the Verification of Owner Form (PDF).

Mattresses are now also accepted 

SHREDDED PAPER AND PLASTIC BAGS

Not Accepted at Holly Hill

Fees

View the Fee Schedule (PDF).

Holiday Schedules

View the Holiday Schedules

  • Holly Hill will be open Friday, December 24th, normal hours    7a to 2:30p.
  • Closed Saturday December 25th
  • Open New Year’s Eve, Friday, December 31st    7a to 2:30 p
  • Open New Year’s Day Saturday, January 1st       7a to noon.