Public Works

Public Works is responsible for road maintenance, solid waste removal  and recycling in Bethany.

Members

Alan Green, Director of Public Works

Contact

Public Works

Bethany Town Hall

40 Peck Road

Bethany, CT 06524-3338

393-2100 x126 or 393-1555

FAQs

When is normal curbside trash pickup?

What hours is recycling open?

What recycling materials are accepted?

What do I do with bulky waste?

What do I do with hazardous waste?

Is there a community tag sale in Bethany?



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When is normal curbside trash pickup? Back Image

TrashMaster picks up in Bethany on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, depending on your section of town. Generally speaking, the South and West side is on Tuesday (south of Falls Road), North is on Wednesday, and South and East is on Thursday..

What hours is recycling open? Back Image

Wednesdays: 8 AM to 6 PM

Fridays: 8AM to 4PM

Saturdays 8 AM to 4 PM

Please note: A resident sticker is required in order to use the recycling facilities. Free stickers are available at the Town Hall

What recycling materials are accepted? Back Image

Newspapers: Whatever comes with the newspaper can be recycled with the newspaper

Mixed Paper: Magazines and junk mail

Glass: Food and beverage containers only, clean, separated by color. No window glass or light bulbs, please! (They melt at different temperatures)

Cardboard: Corrugated Cardboard, cereal type boxes, and brown paper bags

Scrap Metal: All sorts, including cans (clean). For large appliances, see attendant.

Batteries: Automobile type only (A new state law requires trade-ins)

Deposit cans and bottles: Bethany Historical Society collection in separate trailer

Plastic: Look for the recycling symbol on the bottom #1 PTE or #2 HDPE

Uncontaminated Waste Motor Oil: Separate container (oil only)

Antifreeze: Separate containers (no oil)

Tires: Please call for information about drop-off charges

Refrigerators and Dehumidifiers: For any Freon-containing device, please call for information about drop-off charges

Light bulbs: Any non-broken fluorescent, halogen, compact fluorescent, germicidal, Biax, mercury vapor or incandescent bulbs

Mercury: Any mercury-containing devices (thermostats, thermometers, debris, etc.)

Non-PCB contaminated ballasts: Ask attendant for assistance

Batteries: Vented Nickel cadmium, Nickel Iron, Sealed Nickel Cadmium, Alkaline, Zinc Carbon, Lead Acid

Electronics: CRTs, CPU's, TV's, Electronics

Also see http://NLRLamp.com for more information

What do I do with bulky waste? Back Image

NOTE to Contractors: Waste from large remodeling projects (roofing shingles, etc.) may not be brought to the recycling center. You must get your own dumpster.

Bulky Waste (furniture, carpeting, and other large non-recyclable, non-hazardous items) is available on Saturdays at the recycling center by appointment only. To make arrangements, contact:

Public Works

Bethany Town Hall

40 Peck Road

Bethany, CT 06524-3338

393-2100 x126 or 393-1555

What do I do with hazardous waste? Back Image

Hazardous Waste (paints, solvents, chemicals) disposed of at HazWaste, Saturday mornings, at the Regional Water Authority building on Long Wharf in New Haven. Saturday mornings from 9:00 - 12:00 May-October only. Call Selectmen to verify times & dates.

Is there a community tag sale in Bethany? Back Image

Yes. Community tag sales sponsored by the Recycling Committee are held at the Airport property usually the first Saturday of each Month, April to October.  Please check with the Selectmen's office for details:

Board of Selectmen

Bethany Town Hall

40 Peck Road

Bethany, CT 06524

203-393-2100 x100

First Selectman, 203-393-2100 x101,

Selectmen Assistant, 203-393-2100 x100,

Bookkeeper, 203-393-2100 x109,

 

 

 
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