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Safe & Free Disposal of Household Chemicals can be done at Hazwaste Central at RWA in New Haven Click here for infomation
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A map of Orange with highlighted area showing pick up day.
Residential recycling pick-up is weekly, on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. See map for which streets are on which day. Pick up may be early in the day so put your bin out the night before if desired. Face the bin towards the street as you see your neighbors have it.Holidays: When a holiday falls on your pickup day, your pickup will be on the next day, and the rest of the week will be a day later. If needed, Friday pick up will be on Saturday. Monday holidays will not impact the pick up schedules for the week.Snow: If there is a large snowstorm where roads are impacted so the recycling trucks can’t get through, the recycling schedule will get bumped by a day, as described for holidays above.Scheduling changes will be posted on Facebook as possible.
Put the following items into your recycling bin. It is NOT NECESSARY to sort or tie any items
Items can be squashed if space is needed. But DO NOT jam into your bin.
DO NOT put in your bin:
Need to know about a specific item? Refer to www.recycleCT.com to see what can be recycled.
you can type in an item and the site will tell you if it is recyclable.
1. Non recyclables in the bin2. Bin not accessible by truck, bin too close to a vehicle, mailbox, stone wall, snow bank or telephone pole3. Bin is jammed with cardboard. Please make sure cardboard is loosely put in your bin4. Do not leave items outside the bin, driver does not get out of the truck. Items too big for your bin can be brought to the transfer station and disposed of in appropriate designated areas.
To receive an additional resident recycling bin, please contact Public Works office at 203-891-4712. The cost is $50.00 per bin.
If you are not sure where these designated areas are, Please feel free to ask an attendant for help.
Effective January 1, 2011 all electronic items, known as e-waste, will not be allowed in the hopper at the Orange Transfer Station according to a new state statute.A sign is displayed to direct you to a trailer for disposal.
Some of these items may contain mercury, which is toxic
It is against state regulations to mix recyclables with disposal waste.
All organization, school, and commercial site recyclables are not allowed at curbside. Arrangements for their proper disposal must be handled by private haulers.
Effective October 1, 2009, the Bottle Bill was expanded to include non-carbonated water up to 3 liters in size with a 5-cent redemption value. Redeem at the local store that sold the container.