Public Works


Department of Public Works

Alan Green


Public Works
Bethany Town Hall
40 Peck Road
Bethany, CT 06524-3322


For Bulky Waste Drop Off Appointments

Leave your name, address, contact number, type and volume of material to be dropped off. You will be contacted by Thursday with your appointment status for Saturday.  The earlier in the week you call, the more likely you will be approved for the coming Saturday.


Solid Waste and Recycling Committe

Curbside Pickup Schedule


When is normal curbside trash pickup?

Residential Waste Systems (RWS) picks up according to the schedule below:

 Curbside Pickup Schedule

What hours is recycling open?

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 do I do with bulky waste?

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

Leave your name, address, phone number, volume and type of bulky waste and someone from the office will contact you to confirm your requested date or provide an alternate date if your requested date is no longer available.

To Drop off Mattresses, please read:  Mattress Recycle Program

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.

What do I do with hazardous waste?

Hazardous Waste (paints, solvents, chemicals) may be disposed of at HazWaste Central at the Regional Water Authority building on Long Wharf in New Haven. Click the link below for current information and seasonal schedule.

Regional Water Authority-HazWaste Central

Is there a community tag sale in Bethany?

Yes. There is a Bethany Lions Club-sponsored Flea Market held at the Airport every Saturday from May through October from 7AM through 1PM.  For details, click on Bethany Lions Club.


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