Household Hazwaste Central

Non-acceptable Refuse that should be taken to Hazwaste Central

What to bring to Hazwaste Central - Safe and Free Disposal of Household Chemicals

Hazwaste Central
90 Sargent Drive
New Haven
Exit 46 off of I 95

Saturdays ONLY from mid-May until the last Saturday in October
9:00 a.m. to Noon
Closed Holiday weekends

Household hazardous waste generated by all Town residents can be taken free of charge to Hazwaste Central
located at the Regional Water Authority on 90 Sargent Drive in New Haven (Exit 46 Long Wharf). Please bring your drivers license with you when entering and dropping off materials at Hazwaste Central.

Household batteries, which are a State of Connecticut mandated recyclable, must be disposed of as a Hazardous waste and cannot be placed with regular trash or in the ‘green’ recycling containers. Hazwaste Central also accepts:

  • oil based paints
  • car fluid
  • pesticides
  • cleaning products
  • thinners
  • anti-freeze
  • gasoline
  • batteries

Questions regarding Hazwaste Central can be directed to 203-401-2712 or visit