Current Interest

Household Hazardous Waste Events
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Home Composting Class 101
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April 14th 7pm via zoom
May 5th 6pm via zoom

Trash Talk
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April 15th 6pm via zoom
April 22nd 7pm via zoom
April 29th 7pm via zoom

2020-2021 Billboard Contest

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Recycling Glass Separate
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Recycling Guide

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Food Scrap Recycling Programs

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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
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Need to hire a waste hauler?
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Questions about HHW?

Call: 203.775.4539

Welcome to the Housatonic Resources Recovery Authority, HRRA, a regional, governmental, waste management and recycling authority serving twelve municipalities in western Connecticut and a population of over 237,000 people.  HRRA municipalities include: Bethel, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Danbury, Kent, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Redding, Ridgefield, Sherman, Weston

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.