Curbside Collection

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The Town provides once per week curbside collection of trash and recyclables. Trash must be placed in the "yellow bags" and placed at the curb by 7:00 a.m. Any additional level of service (extra trash collection or back yard collection) may be provided by the individual Fire Districts.  The Town of Stonington does not offer 'bulky' pick-up service or 'amnesty days'.  

Curbside collection of trash and recyclables is as follows:  the color-coded Town Map show collection days for the Fire Districts in the Town of Stonington; the link for Fire Districts Street List and Collection Days also has a link to an alphabetical street listing giving more detail for the Pawcatuck Fire District.

Click here to find out what day your trash gets collected and who collects it.

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection
The Town of Stonington belongs to a consortium of towns for the collection of HHW.  The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule usually becomes available in March.  These dates will be posted on the home page of the Town of Stonington as well as the Solid Waste page.

There will be no curbside collection on the following days

  • New Years Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

If your collection day falls on one of these Holidays (*excluding Mystic Fire District #4) your collection will be the following weekday.  All other collections in that week will remain the same. *Mystic Fire District #4 Residents see below.

*Mystic Fire District #4 Residents: Your Monday trash collection is sponsored  by The Mystic Fire District. If a holiday or severe weather falls on your collection day your trash will not be collected the following day but will be picked up on your next regularly scheduled Thursday collection day.   To view the Mystic Fire District collection policy please go to: