Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Event For Area Residents

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Event 

At Brookfield High School, 45 Long Meadow Hill Rd., Brookfield, Ct.  For Residents of Bethel, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Danbury, Kent, New Fairfield,  New Milford, Newtown, Redding, Ridgefield, and Sherman will be held on Saturday September 25th from 9 am until 2pm at Brookfield High School

This event is facilitated by the Housatonic Resources Recovery Authority (HRRA) 

Social distancing protocols in effect include:

- Limit of ONE person per vehicle only. 


- Place items at the back of your vehicle. 

- Keep your windows rolled up. 

- Place license against window for proof of residency. 

- Workers will remove contents and will be in PPE

Items you can bring include

  • Paints

• Stains and Varnishes

• Paint Thinners & Strippers

• Wood Preservatives

• Resins, Rosins & Adhesives

• Polishes for Furniture, Floor & Metal

• Cleaners for Rug & Upholstery

• Cleaners for Oven, Toilet Bowl & Drain

• Swimming Pool Chemicals

• Pesticides, Herbicides, Insecticides

• (including Lawn Care Products)

• Flea Powder

• Moth Balls

• Spot Removers

• Dry Cleaning Solvents

• Lighter Fluids

• Septic Tank Degreasers

• Engine Degreasers

• Waste Fuels (Kerosene, Gasoline)

• Carburetor Cleaners, Brake Fluids

• Transmission Fluids, Car Waxes

• Full or Partially Full Aerosol Cans

• Rubber Cement, Airplane Glue

• Photo Chemicals, Chemistry Sets

• Hobby Supplies

• Rechargeable (Ni-Cd) Batteries

• Camera Batteries

• Mercury Thermostats, Thermometers

 No smoking on site. 

Fuel containers will not be returned at this event. 

You must be a resident of the HRRA region. 

 (HRRA) www.hrra.org email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 What you can not bring to the event:

  • Electronics, Computers, VCR’s
  • Fluorescent Bulbs 
  • Motor Oil & Antifreeze 
  • Auto Batteries & Tires 
  • Propane Tanks 
  • Take the above listed items to a local recycling center
  • Empty Aerosol Cans 
  • Household Batteries 
  • Smoke Detectors 

Above listed items can be put in garbage

  • Ammunition 
  • Fireworks 
  • Explosives 

Call your local Police Department for instructions on disposal of these items.

  •  Pharmaceuticals 

Use a take-back facility, go to hrra.org for info on safe disposal of Pharmaceuticals

  • Medical Wastes 
  • PCB Capacitors 
  • Radioactive Materials 
  • Unknown Gases 
  • Controlled Substances 
  • Pathological Material

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for instructions of safe disposal of the above listed items



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