Current Interest

Household Hazardous Waste Events
Next event JUNE 6, 2020
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2020 Billboard Contest

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Recycling Guide

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Recycling glass separate
from your mixed recycling stream.
Click here for why and how.

Food Scrap Recycling Programs

Bridgewater, Newtown, New Fairfield, Redding and Ridgefield all offer organic (food scrap) recycling at their recycling centers.

Plastic Bags and film DO NOT
go in your mixed recycling.
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to watch video.
Click here for what can be returned to retail.

Connecticut’s NEW plastic bag law
CLICK HERE for information

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

Questions about HHW?

Call: 203.775.4539

Welcome to the Housatonic Resources Recovery Authority, HRRA, a regional, governmental, waste management and recycling authority serving eleven municipalities in western Connecticut and a population of over 225,000 people.  HRRA municipalities include: Bethel, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Danbury, Kent, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Redding, Ridgefield, Sherman

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.