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Farmington CT Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Farmington CT trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Farmington is in Connecticut with Hartford to the east, New Britain to the southwest.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Farmington CT Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.farmington-ct.org/departments/highway-grounds/trash-and-recycling

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • Thanksgiving Day 
  • Christmas Day 
  • New Year’s Day

If your normal collection day falls on one of these 3 holidays, then the pickup day will be delayed by one (1) day, STARTING with the holiday. (For example:  Thanksgiving Day Thursday pickup will be on Friday and Friday’s normal pickup will be on Saturday).

If the holiday falls on a weekend (Saturday or Sunday), there is no change in the collection schedule.

Farmington CT Trash Collection Map

Farmington CT Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.farmington-ct.org/departments/highway-grounds/bulk-waste-collection for find the collection day for your bulk waste.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Large Furniture: 2 MAX – i.e. Couches, over-stuffed chairs, recliners, box springs and mattresses (a mattress and a box spring are considered 1 piece of large furniture and they MUST BE KEPT DRY FOR RECYCLING PURPOSES).
  • Appliances: 2 MAX – Doors must be removed.
  • Tires and Rims: 2 MAX – Car and bicycle tires only.  Tires must be removed from rims. 
  • Plumbing Fixtures: 2 MAX – i.e. Sinks, tubs and toilets.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • NO Recyclable Materials: i.e. cardboard, plastic food/beverage containers, etc.
  • NO Extra/Regular Household Trash:  i.e. food scraps, weekly trash items, etc.
  • NO Building Materials: i.e. shingles, sheetrock, brick, stone, concrete, ceramic tile, wood flooring, wood/metal or glass doors, or windows.
  • NO Lumber: (Clean lumber with no nails/hardware/NOT pressure treated or painted can be brought to the Tunxis Mead Compost Area during normal hours of operation; For Unclean Lumber, call CWPM @ 860.828.1162).
  • NO Plywood
  • NO Fencing
  • NO Concrete items: (bird baths, statues, concrete filled poles/posts, etc.,)
  • NO Pallets: (residents may bring to the Tunxis Mead Compost Area during the hours of operation).
  • NO Stumps or Lawn Debris
  • NO Motor Vehicle Parts or Batteries: (Motor vehicle batteries are the only items that are accepted at the Highway Division of Public Works. Any other Hazardous materials left will be considered illegal dumping and subject to fines.)
  • NO Propane Tanks
  • NO Televisions, Computers (desktop or laptop), Monitors, Printers, or Keyboards
  • NO Hazardous Waste Products
  • NO Paint (latex or oil-based)

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Farmington Highway & Grounds Division of Public Works @: 860-675-2550.

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Farmington CT and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.farmington-ct.org/home/showpublisheddocument/27909/638231281496930000

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Farmington CT?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.farmington-ct.org/departments/highway-grounds/bulk-waste-collection

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.farmington-ct.org/departments/highway-grounds/trash-and-recycling

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 5 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Farmington CT Public Works Department?

Farmington Highway & Grounds Division of Public Works @: 860-675-2550.

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Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Farmington CT trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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