Wilton is a member of the Housatonic Resources Recovery Authority (HRRA), a regional, governmental, waste management and recycling authority. Please visit for the HRRA website for helpful and additional information.
A vehicle permit sticker is required for any residential vehicle delivering solid waste, bulky waste, or recyclables to the Wilton Transfer Station. The vehicle permit sticker is free to Wilton residents. Click here for information on how to obtain a vehicle permit. All vehicle permit stickers regardless of expiration date remain valid until further notice.
Fees: Residents are required to purchase tickets from the Town Clerk to dispose of certain materials. Ticket cost is $4.50 per ticket. $3.50 per ticket for residents 65 and up. Click here for information on how to obtain tickets. The fee schedule is as follows:
|Solid Waste||1 per 32 gallon bag|
|Recyclables||Free, except tires|
|Tire||1 ticket per tire (without rims)|
|Bulky Waste/ Construction Debris|
|Individual Unit||4 tickets|
|Passenger Vehicle-load, 3 cubic ft max.||10 tickets|
|Pick Up Truck, Cargo Van, Trailer-load, 3 cubic ft max.||20 tickets|
|Scrap Metal-no gas or freon||Free|
|Computer (CPU) or Monitor||Free|
|Printers, Fax Machine, Elec Typewriter||Free|
|Game System||1 ticket|
|CD and DVD player||1 ticket|
|Electric Typewriter||1 ticket|
|Fax Machine||2 tickets|
|Air Conditioners, Refrig, any with freon||3 tickets|
Recyclables include clean metal and glass, plastic #1-7, dry newspapers and magazines, mixed paper, flattened card, fiber and paperboard, clothing and shoes, empty aerosol cans, light bulbs (use e-waste trailer). To check if a material is recyclable, click here.
Scrap Metal includes lawn mowers, car bumpers, leaf/snow blowers, washer/dryer and loose scrap metal. Doors must be removed from refrigerators and glass removed from any scrap metal.
Bulky Waste and Construction Debris includes table, chair, lamp, mattress/box spring, headboard, couch, wooden desk, dresser and lumber cut to 4ft length. Maximum load is 3 cubic feet. To find a location with free mattress disposal here.
Items not accepted include hazardous waste, propane tanks, paint, grass clippings, leaves, trees, logs, storm debris, woodchips, or any type of earth material (e.g., fill).
Waste oil can be dropped off at Auto Zone at 50 Cross Street, Norwalk 203-750-0091 or other Connecticut Auto Zone locations. Check the location for times and quantity accepted.
Paint recycling information is available here.
The Transfer Station only accepts material that originates from residential properties in the Town of Wilton.
Please refer to these resources for more information on:
- Recycling information on how to reduce, reuse, and recycle.
- Organics information on recycling food scraps and composting