Trash Pickup


Holiday Schedule:

The Public Facilities Dept. performs trash & recycling pick-up on every holiday except when Christmas or New Year's falls on a weekday.  If Christmas or New Year's falls on a weekday the pick-up schedule will be delayed by one day for all scheduled pick-up days on or following the holiday only.

EXAMPLES OF ACCEPTABLE HOUSEHOLD SOLID WASTE FOR CURBSIDE COLLECTION: Food Scraps, paper litter not recyclable, glass not identified as recyclable (drinking glasses, unbroken fluorescent light bulbs, electric light bulbs, etc). Plastics not identified as recyclable (flower ports, plastic drinking glasses, kids toys, etc.)

EXAMPLES OF UNACCEPTABLE SOLID WASTE FOR CURBSIDE COLLECTION: These items are accepted at the transfer station. Bulky waste (mattresses, box-springs, dressers, etc.) cardboard identified as recyclable, material used for shipping) glass, food containers marked with a number 2, white office paper, magazines, scrap metal, waste oil, grass clippings, Christmas trees, brush, leaves. Not Accepted materials concrete, demolition debris, and remodeling materials.

NOTE: Glass, metal, plastic containers marked with #1 or #2, newspaper, office paper, magazines, wrapping paper, notebook paper, cardboard litter, empty detergent boxes, cereal boxes, and pizza boxes are acceptable in blue bins and can be placed at the curb for RECYCLING COLLECTION.

The City does not accept hazardous/medical waste. The city provides a household haz-mat day that is scheduled annually to accept your cleaning solvents, oil-based paints, computers, monitors, ink cartridges, mercury thermometer anything hazardous to the environment. Please check the website or call Dennis Scinto, Coordinator at 576-8023 for details.

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Contact Information

Craig Nadrizny
Sanitation, Recycling & Transfer Station
Public Facilities
990 Housatonic Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06606

Phone: (203) 576-7124
Fax: (203) 332-3029 

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