Bulky Waste


There will be fees charged for all bulky waste items scheduled starting July 1, 2016 and thereafter. If you have any questions call 860-446-4127.

Mattresses (limited to the number allowed by the City) $25.00
Furniture (all metal, other than springs must be removed) $20.00
Small appliances (microwave, convection ovens, toaster, etc.) $5.00
Small piles of brush up to 8′ x 4′ x 4′

  • Brushes
  • Hedges
  • Branches
Large piles of brush up to 8’ x 8’ x 8’ $35.00
Large appliances (without Freon)

  • Washers
  • Dryers
  • Dishwashers
  • Ovens / Stoves
  • TV’s
Appliances with Freon

  • Refrigerators & Freezers
  • Air Conditioners
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Heat Pumps
One pick-up of other miscellaneous items not more than 8′ x 8′ x 8′ $35.00

Bulky Waste is picked up on WEDNESDAYS

Payments for Bulky Waste are Non-Refundable and must be paid one-week before pickup

NOTE: One-week notice required for all pickups.

Please Help Us Out

  • Piles must be neatly stacked – all items separated
  • No brush or lumber over 5 feet in any length
  • Bulky Waste is picked up by hand
  • Pickups will be scheduled on an on-call basis with the sanitation department at 860.446.4127
  • Items must be separated into piles of the following – wood, brush, metal, furniture and miscellaneous. Items must be away from trees, telephone poles, wires or other obstacles
  • Appliance Doors must be removed
  • Hazardous Material will not be picked up, but can be disposed of at the annual Household Hazardous Waste Day in the Spring
  • Regular Household garbage & recyclable items will not be picked up


Please put all items to be picked up out curbside by 7:00 am (6:00 am Memorial Day thru Labor Day – Summer Schedule).

We Do Not Accept the Following Items:

The following items cannot be taken with trash or bulky waste; you will need to dispose of these items yourself:

  • Bags of Concrete if hardened up, you need to take this to the dump
  • Boats – No Boats (Fiberglass, wood or other)
  • Carpeting
  • Ceramic Tile
  • Construction and Demolition Material
  • Creosote Lumber
  • Decks that are being taken down or replaced
  • Fiberglass Insulation
  • Floor Tiles
  • Florescent Light Bulbs – Unbroken bulbs are accepted at the Flanders Road Transfer Station; Take to Hazardous Waste Collection Day; or call Groton Utilities 860-446-4000. they take some of them; All Home Depots in CT take them, and some IKEA Stores take them
  • Grass Clippings
  • Hedges unless cut very low
  • Mercury Vapor Lamp Fixtures (Hazardous Waste)
  • Pianos
  • Plaster
  • Railroad Ties
  • Roofing Materials
  • Root Balls from hedges, etc.
  • Sheds
  • Sheetrock
  • Stockade Fencing
  • Stumps that cannot be picked up by hand
  • Tires on Rims
  • Wall Board