LANDFILL INFORMATION

TOWN OF EAST HAVEN LANDFILL INFORMATION
 
** Landfill Update**

PRESS RELEASE-  dated May 14, 2020

RE: Town of East Haven Landfill
East Haven Town Landfill Announcement - The landfill located on Commerce Drive will reopen on Saturday, May 23rd from 8:30-3:00 - with limited access. The Town Landfill will reopen in phases to ensure that the safety of the employees and residents.

Phase ONE will start on Saturday, May 23rd from the hours of 8:30-3:00. No passes needed. Proof of residency needs to be provided in order to enter. All residents should remain in their vehicles and will be instructed where to pull to unload. Face coverings MUST be worn and all posted safety protocols MUST be followed.


Phase ONE Landfill Hours will be: Fridays and Saturdays 8:30-3:00
The following items will be accepted:
Brush, leaves, shrubbery, small tree limbs, and electronics are free provided that they enter the landfill in either a private passenger automobile, SUV, van, or a single rear wheel axle pickup truck weighing less than 12,000 pounds and without modified beds or trailers.

Hours of Operation:  Fridays and Saturdays  8:30am to 3:00pm
Commerce Street
East Haven, CT 06512
Questions Call Public Services at :
(203) 468-3328
 
Land fill passes are purchased at the Town Clerk’s Office, 250 Main Street, East Haven, Monday—Friday,
8:30am to 4:30pm.
 
You must be a resident of East Haven to use the landfill and  the materials must come from an East Haven residence.  Please provide proof of this in the form of a valid Connecticut drivers license or a property tax bill at the time of pass purchase.
 
The registration of the vehicle being used must be presented at the time of pass purchase.  There are no exceptions to this. Even if using vehicle with dealer plates or renting a vehicle, some sort of paperwork stating vehicle gross weight must be presented to purchase pass.
 
If disposing of building materials, a building permit must be presented at the time of pass purchase, and when going to the landfill.
 
Mattresses are no longer accepted at the landfill.  These items can be put out with weekly trash pickup.
 
Each pass is good for only one trip.  If not used, the pass is good for one year from date of purchase.
 
COST OF LANDFILL PASSES
Automobiles designed primarily for private passenger use, SUVs, and passenger plate vans, provided such vehicles are not equipped with a trailer.  Free of Charge
 
Single rear wheel axel pickup trucks without modified beds, and commercial plate cargo vans. Cost is $10.00
 
Pickup trucks with dual rear wheel axels and or modified beds, and trailers, all of which are less than gross vehicle weight of 12, 000 pounds.  Cost is $25.00
 
Vehicles larger than pickup trucks, including dump trucks and masonry trucks, and trailers, all of which are gross vehicle weight of 12,000 pounds.  The vehicle can not exceed the 12,000-pound limit.  Cost is $100.00
 

ITEMS THAT CAN BE BROUGHT TO THE LANDFILL

BRUSH AND SCRAP WOOD: Brush, Leaves, Scrap Wood, Tree Limbs

Brush, leaves, shrubbery, small tree limbs, tires, electronics are free provided that they enter the landfill in either a private passenger automobile, SUV,  van, or a single rear wheel axle pickup truck weighing less than 12,000 pounds and without modified beds or trailers.

APPLICANCES AND HOUSEHOLD DEBRIS:  Air Conditioners, Books/Magazines, Box Springs, Cardboard, Clothing/Rags, Dishwashers, Dryers, Furniture, Hot Water Heaters/HotWater Tanks, Humidifiers, Lawn Furniture, Microwaves, Refrigerators, Rugs/Padding, Stereos/Televisions/VCRs, Stoves, Washers

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS:  Broken Glass, Windows, Doors, Fencing, Grills, Lawn Mowers, Snow Blowers, Scrap Metal, Tools, Metal Piping, Old Pool Filter/Pool Parts, Plastic Toys, Plastic Bins/Containers, Scrap Plastic, Scrap Metal, Tools, Tires—up to 6 at a time, Oil in tightly sealed containers, Concrete, Porcelain Toilet Bowls, Sinks, Etc.

Construction, Demolition Materials Including Shingles, Plaster, Sheetrock, Ceiling Tiles, Roofing Materials, Gravel, Rocks, Stones, Brick, and Insulation Materials. A Building Permit Must Be Presented at the Time of Landfill Pass Purchase and at the Landfill.

Liquid Asphalt can be brought to Tilcon in North Branford.

Cans of paint (oil or water based) can be brought to Goody’s Hardware in East Haven.