Acceptable Items Information

The following waste & waste products are accepted, processed, or stored at the New Haven Solid Waste Authority Transfer Station Facility:

  • Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)
  • Oversized MSW “Bulky Waste” (e.g. furniture, mattresses, carpeting)
  • Construction & Demolition debris (shingles, gypsum board, toilets, etc.)
  • Scrap Tires
  • Scrap Metal (including appliances without CFC liquid)
  • Lead acid batteries
  • Covered Electronic Devices
  • Leave and grass clippings
  • Yard waste and woody waste material
  • Street sweepings and catch basin grit

NOt ACCEPTABLE

HAZARDOUS WASTE – Any waste material which may post a present or potential hazard to human health or the environment when improperly disposed of, treated, stored, transported, or otherwise managed, e.g.

  • Paints
  • Stains
  • Pesticides
  • Vamishes
  • Gasonline
  • Solvents
  • Products containing volatile chemicals,

ACCEPTABLE

BULKY WASTE-Large items of waste materials, e.g.

  • Furniture
  • Carpet
  • Rugs
  • Wood
  • Fencing
  • Cabinets
  • Fiberboard
  • Appliances

CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS – waste resulting from construction and demolition, e.g.

  • Windows
  • Framing
  • Brick
  • Beams
  • Sheet Rock
  • Paneling
  • Concrete block
  • Roofing materials
  • Bathroom/Kitchen appliances

YARD WASTE-

  • Leaves
  • Grass clippings
  • Weeds
  • Tree branches(all diameters)
  • Land clearing debris
  • Yard and garden prunings

NO-CHARGE ITEMS-

  • Tires*,**
  • Mattresses*
  • Scrap metal
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Bottles/Cans/Plastics
  • Electronics* Household Recyclables:

*HAZARDOUS WASTE IS NOT ACCEPTED AT THE TRANSFER STATION.

**Hazardous waste (including used oil and antifreeze) must be taken to Haz-Waste Central which is located at the Regional Water Authority, 90 Sargent Drive. Haz-Waste is open Saturday mornings from May until October, excluding holiday weekends.

Call 203-401-2712 for more information.

RESIDENTIAL PAYMENT SCHEDULE:

Bulky Waste – $87/ton (approximately $.05/lb.)

Construction Debris – $87/ton (approximately $.04/lb)

Yard Waste – $45/ton (approximately $0.2/lb)