Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day” will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30 at Stratford’s Public Works Yard – 550 Patterson Avenue.

Stratford’s “Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day” is free of charge to Stratford residents. A valid Stratford resident sticker must be presented at the entrance prior to off-loading materials. To obtain a resident sticker prior to the event, contact the Stratford Recreation Department at 468 Birdseye Street or via phone at (203) 385-4052.

Stratford residents will be able to safely dispose of hazardous products including old pesticides, cleaning products, weed killers, pool chemicals, old gasoline, antifreeze, oil based/lead-based paint, stains, varnishes, lacquers, batteries, etc. Many products can be identified as hazardous by reading the label precautions. Look for the words: Poison, Toxic, Corrosive, Volatile, Flammable, Caution, Danger or Warning.

Outdated gas grill propane tanks and water-based latex paint will also be collected. Latex paint may also be dried out completely and disposed of in your weekly sanitation collection.

The following items will NOT be accepted:

  • Commercial or Industrial Wastes
  • Infectious or Biological Wastes
  • Radioactive Waste, Smoke Detectors
  • Prescription Medicines/Syringes/Prescription medicines (except for syringes and liquids) may be safely disposed of at the Stratford Police Department, 900 Longbrook Avenue
  • E-Waste (Computers, fluorescent Light bulbs)
  • E-waste may be disposed of at the Stratford Transfer Station, Watson Boulevard
  • Explosive Items (Gun powder, ammunition)
  • Gun powder and ammunition can be safely disposed of at the Stratford Police Department, 900 Longbrook Avenue
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