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Hamden Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

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

The City of Hamden is in Connecticut with Waterbury to the northwest, Cheshire to the north, Meriden, to the northeast, Branford to the southeast, New Haven, West Haven 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.

Hamden Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.hamden.com/214/Solid-Waste-Recycling

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

[There is no refuse or recycling collection on the following holidays]

Hamden Trash Collection Map

Hamden Trash Collection Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.hamden.com/222/Bulk-Waste-Policy

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • mattresses and box springs
  • furniture
  • rugs
  • household appliances
  • light and heavy iron goods
  • metal items

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Hazardous waste
  • Remodeling, construction and demolition debris from any structure or part thereof 
  • Plumbing fixtures, sinks and pipes; a single unit or fixture may be accepted at the Hamden Transfer Station;
  • Tires (a limit of 4 tires per year may be brought to the Hamden Transfer Station);
  • Vehicle parts, lawnmowers and other gas-powered equipment
  • Branches, grass, leaves, tree stumps, rocks, sand, and dirt
  • Propane tanks
  • Computers, televisions and other electronics
  • Pool covers

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 Hamden 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.hamden.com/214/Solid-Waste-Recycling

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Hamden?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.hamden.com/222/Bulk-Waste-Policy

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.hamden.com/214/Solid-Waste-Recycling

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 8 am. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Hamden Public Works Department?


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