Household Hazardous Waste Day

2023 Schedule

April 22nd Westport 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Greens Farms RR Station 
New Creek Road
Parking Lot #1
May 13th 

Greenwich 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Island Beach Parking Lot
Arch Street
June 3rd Darien 9:00am - 1:00pm Noroton Heights RR Station
(South Side parking lot)
Hollow Tree Ridge Road
July 15th Stamford 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Rippowam Middle School
381 High Ridge Road
August 26th Norwalk 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Norwalk High School
23 Calvin Murphy Drive
September 16th New Canaan 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Wastewater Treatment Plant 
394 Main Street

Event Information

Household Hazardous Waste Day is free for Town of Greenwich residents, no commercial loads are accepted. Greenwich residents are welcome to attend the Household Hazardous Waste Day events in the participating towns listed above. 

To view the Greenwich event flyer, CLICK HERE

  1. Accepted Materials
  2. Not Accepted Materials
  • Automatic transmission fluid
  • Bug spray
  • Car wax in solvent
  • Cutting oil
  • Diesel fuel
  • Floor care products
  • Fuel oil Gasoline
  • Fungicide
  • Furniture polish
  • Glue (solvent based)
  • Herbicide or weed killer rat poison
  • Kerosene
  • Lighter fluid
  • Mercury thermometers/thermostats
  • Metal polish in solvent
  • Mothballs
  • Paint (all paint, latex, and oil based)
  • Paint cleaner in solvent
  • Paint primer, thinner, stripper
  • Photographic chemicals
  • Swimming pool acid
  • Turpentine and varnish
  • Wood preservative 

Safety Precautions

As a safety precaution, it is recommended that residents wear rubber gloves, pack materials carefully in boxes, read warning labels, identify unlabeled containers, use containers no larger than 5 gallons each, pack like materials carefully in boxes lined with newspaper or kitty litter, and place containers on a flat surface in the vehicle when transporting. 

Got Paint? 

Did you know that there is a paint care program and drop-off locations? You can drop off up to 5 gallons at various hardware/ paint stores in Connecticut. For information, CLICK HERE.