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Willington Transfer Station


Transfer Station hours are Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 am- 3:45 pm, except for holidays.

The Willington Transfer and Recycling Center is located at the end of Hancock Road.  It is open for only Willington homeowners or those with a vehicle registered in Willington.  Transfer Station stickers must be displayed on vehicles.  Stickers are available at the Transfer Station during regular business hours.  Temporary paper permits are available through the Selectman's Office at the Town Office Building during regular Town Office Building business hours.  

The Town of Willington recycles using Single Stream Recycling.  What is Single Stream Recycling?  Single stream allows both residential and commercial recyclers to place all recyclables into one bin, regardless of material.  For a list of all acceptable recyclables please click on the link above.
 
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HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL

MidNEROC
Household Chemical Waste Drop-Off Facility

Hazardous materials must be taken to the MidNEROC Household Chemical Waste Drop-Off Facility located on Hancock Road in Willington. There is no charge for the use of this facility by Willington residents, with proof of residency. Business will be charged based on the material type and quantity. Call 684-3163 to make arrangements

The facility is open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first and third Saturday of each month from mid-April to early November. For further information, call them at (860)684-3163.

HOW TO PREPARE MATERIALS:

Pack carefully in original containers only, sealed and labeled.
Do not mix materials.
Place carefully in car, prevent tipping.
Drive carefully. Do not smoke while handling and transporting materials.


LIMITATIONS:

Up to 10 gallons liquid (1 gallon or less of each material) and 100 pounds dry material.
Bring proof of residency.
No commercial users.



ACCEPTED MATERIALS
MATERIALS NOT ACCEPTED
From the House:
Drain Cleaners
Metal Polish
Dry Cleaning Fluids
Arts & Crafts Supplies
Aerosol Cans with Hazardous Waste Contents
Household Batteries
Oven Cleaners
Photo Chemicals
Floor Cleaners
Mercury Thermometers

From the Garage:
Fire Starters
Old Chemistry Kits
Transmission Fluid
Engine and Radiator Flushes
Contaminated Gasoline, Kerosene
Waxes & Polishes

From the Workbench:
Rust Preventative
Wood Preservatives
Oil-based Paints
Paint Thinners
Solvents
Wood Strippers
Lead-based Paints
Degreasers

From the Yard/Garden
Pesticides
Herbicides
Rodent Killers
Muriatic Acid
Pesticides or Herbicides with 2, 4, 5-T or Silvex
Cesspool Cleaners
Fertilizers
Insect Sprays
Pool Chemicals

Latex Paint
Latex paint can be dried out in its can and safely disposed of in the trash or given to someone to use.

Car Batteries, Used Motor Oil & Anti-freeze
Your town recycles these.  

Explosives, Fireworks, Ammunition - contact the Tolland State Police barracks.  

Gas Cylinders - Refillable Type
Return to the company that distributed them.  

Wood Preservative containing Penta Chlorophenol
There is no known safe way of disposal.  Store in leak-proof containers out of reach of children.  

Water Reactive Materials and Chemicals such as peroxides and metallic sodium
Contact your local fire marshal for proper disposal.  

Radioactive Materials
Contact Connecticut DEP at 424-3372.  

Biologically Active Material
Usually pathological matter. Contact Conn. DEP Hazardous Waste Division at 424-3372.

Medication
Usually can be disposed of with trash. Contact Conn. Dept. of Health Services at 566-3186.

Unknown Material
Contact Conn. DEP Waste Bureau at 424-3366.