Current Interest

Household Hazardous Waste Events
Next event April 2022
Click here to learn more

Recycle GLASS Separately
Click here for why and how.

NEW Recycling App
Download from Apple
Or from Google Play

Recycling Guide

Click here to print

Food Scrap Recycling Programs

Click here for details

Plastic Bags and film DO NOT
go in your mixed recycling.
Click here
to watch video.

Click here for what can be returned to retail.

Connecticut’s plastic bag law
CLICK HERE for information

2020-2021 Billboard Contest

Click here to view the 2021 winners!

Need to hire a waste hauler?
Click here to choose a registered business.

Questions about HHW?

Call: 203.775.4539

Welcome to the Housatonic Resources Recovery Authority, HRRA, a regional, governmental, waste management and recycling authority serving fourteen municipalities in western Connecticut and a population of over 258,098 people.  HRRA municipalities include: Bethel, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Danbury, Kent, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Redding, Ridgefield, Roxbury, Sherman, Weston, Wilton.

Connecticut now has a universal list of what belongs in your recycling bin and what doesn’t.  All items should be empty, rinsed, clean and open.  Do not shred, box, bag or bundle material.  Print the WIWO flyer here.  For information on plastic bag recycling click here.


The search widget below is for items that should or should not go in your recycling bin.  If you need to find how to dispose of a particular item in an HRRA town use the Drop Off Centers menu at the top of this page, click on your town.  You can also use the search feature at the top right of the page next to Contact Us.