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

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

The City of Waterbury is in Connecticut with Bristol, New Britain and Hartford to the northeast, Shelton and Milford to the south, Meriden to the east.

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.

Waterbury Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.waterburyct.org/services/public-works/solid-waste

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • President’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Waterbury Trash Collection Map

Waterbury Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: 2023 Refuse Collection Schedule

Each Waterbury household is allowed two free dumps of bulky waste each year and four free dumps of yard waste (pick-up truck size loads): https://www.waterburyct.org/services/public-works/transferfacility  

Items Accepted at the Transfer Station

  • Batteries – alkaline and rechargeable.  No car batteries.
  • Bulky Waste – couches, mattresses, large furniture items and residential construction materials, carpet
  • Electronics – televisions, computers and peripherals, radios, cell phones etc.
  • Automobile Tires
  • Used Motor Oil and Anti-Freeze – do NOT mix together. Motor oil will only be accepted in containers that are no larger than one gallon.
  • Recyclables –Paper, cardboard, paperboard ONLY (Curbside recycling also accepts glass, metal and plastic cans, bottles, foils and trays)
  • Scrap Metal (no propane tanks)
  • Yard Waste – Use only compostable yard waste bags for grass, leaves.  All brush must be cut and tied and be less than 4 inches in diameter and no more than 6 feet in length.

Items Not Accepted at the Transfer Station

  • Household and Business Trash
  • Paint
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Concrete
  • Stone
  • Brick
  • Propane Tanks (Waterbury residents who receive curbside pick-up of trash and recycling may schedule pick-up of propane tanks by calling 203-574-6857.   Residents of condominiums and other privately-serviced complexes must make their own arrangements)
  • Car Batteries

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 Waterbury 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: 2023 Refuse Collection Schedule

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Waterbury?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: 2023 Refuse Collection Schedule

Each Waterbury household is allowed two free dumps of bulky waste each year and four free dumps of yard waste (pick-up truck size loads): https://www.waterburyct.org/services/public-works/transferfacility

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: 2023 Refuse Collection Schedule

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 Waterbury Bureau of Refuse?

Address: 526 Huntingdon Avenue Waterbury, CT 06708
Phone: (203) 574-6857

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Waterbury 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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