City of Milford Mayor Smith Announces Fall Bulk Waste Pickup Schedule

Mayor Rich Smith announces Milford’s Fall Bulk Waste Pickup Program schedule. 

This residential pickup service requires the homeowner to prepare and separate the following acceptable bulky waste items. Similar items should be placed together in bags and containers. All acceptable items placed at the curb will be taken, INCLUDING CONTAINERS. Residents should adhere to the following requirements:

  • Small bulk waste items must be bagged or boxed
  • Compostable yard waste must be placed in disposable paper bags only.(No plastic bags.)
  • Brush and wood must be cut, tied, and bundled in lengths four-foot or less
  • Passenger car tires (four tires max) must be separated from other waste
  • Metal must be no longer than four-foot lengths and separated from other waste
  • Electronics and white goods must be separated from other waste
  • Bulk waste must be placed away from regular trash/recycling containers
  • Bulk waste must be set out for collection no sooner than the Saturday prior to the scheduled pickup

The following materials are PROHIBITED from the Bulk Waste and Transfer Station program.  Please note the local Milford disposal options below:

  1. Hazardous waste 1 
  2. Liquid Waste including oil-based paint 2
  3. Propane and Helium Tanks 3
  4. Grass clippings, logs, and stumps 4
  5. Sheetrock, concrete/cement, bricks, porcelain tubs, sinks or toilets and other demolition material 5

Residential Haz Waste drop-off is available at HazWaste Central,90 Sargent Drive, in New Haven is open from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturdays only, through October 29, 2022. See https://www.rwater.com/in-the-community/hazwaste-central for more information and required online pre-registration.  Milford DPW Residential; Hazardous Waste Collection will be Saturday, September 17, 2022 , 9:00 a.m. to noon,  online pre-registration required.

Paints including Oil Based & Latex may be dropped off to Colony Paint, 282 Boston Post Road, This site accepts latex and oil-based house paint, stains and varnish in containers up to 5 gallons in size. This site does not accept aerosols (spray paint or other spray products), containers without original labels, or containers that are leaking or empty.www.paintcare.org;

Propane & Helium Tank drop-off dates will be noticed for 2023 once the schedule is available.

Grass clippings may be brought to Grillo Services, 1183 Oronoque Road.  

Concrete, Bricks, Porcelain Sinks & Toilets, Sheetrock & other Construction Demolition debris may be brought to Waste Conversion / City Carting, 221 Old Gate Lane.

The following is the planned 2023 Bulk Trash Pickup Schedule.  These dates are subject to change:


Your Bulk Pick Up
will BEGIN for you on


Monday, September 11th   


      Monday, September 18th


      Monday, September 25th


      Monday, October 2nd

Questions should be directed to the Public Works Office, 203-783-3265.


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