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Welcome to the Town of Ellington

Information Desk

21 Main St, Ellington, CT 06029

Information Desk

Residents can visit the Information Desk for all Trash and Recycling questions, drop off paint and mattresses, and exchange items in the Swap Shop.

Swap Shop

THE SWAP SHOP IS WHERE LIGHTLY USED ITEMS MAY BE DROPPED OFF FOR OTHERS WHO MAY NEED THEM. FOR ITEM INSPECTION AND TO FILL THE SHELVES APPROPRIATELY, RESIDENTS WILL BE ALLOWED TO DROP OFF ITEMS BUT ARE NOT ALLOWED TO TAKE AT THIS TIME.

Items NOT Accepted:
  • Large furniture.
  • Clothing (collection boxes next to shop available)
  • Liquids of any kind.
  • Textile goods of any kind.
  • Weapons of any kind.
  • Chemicals (Fertilizers, Pesticides, Herbicides, Cleaners, etc.)
  • Construction & Demolition Debris.
  • Any material otherwise acceptable that is moldy, mildewed, or malodorous.
  • Any material or device containing a hazardous material (Lead, Mercury, etc.)
Please Note:
  • Items must be clean, functional, and have all necessary parts.
  • The Swap Shop will only be open during Information Desk hours.
  • Must be an Ellington resident.
  • An attendant inspects and approves all items for the Swap Shop.
  • Items are for personal use only, not for resale.
  • The Town assumes no liability for any items taken.
  • Anyone not following the rules will be banned from using the facility.
  • Personnel managing the Swap Shop reserve the right not to accept items.
  • Personnel managing the Swap Shop reserve the right to decide how long an item will remain at the Swap Shop and how it will be discarded.
Paint and Mattress

Paint and mattress disposal will be only be available during Information Desk hours listed below.  Residents must notify staff once they arrive.

Information Desk HoursTuesday and Thursday  1:00 pm - 3:30 pmRecycle Week Saturday  9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Town MSW and Recycling Data

Jan 2024 Data

 

Average Pounds Generated Per Household
Curbside Bulky Total MSW Recycling
1782.85 212.31 1995.16 480.77

 

 

 

Recycling Center Hours

May 2024
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Sun, Apr 28
Mon, Apr 29
Tue, Apr 30
Recycling Info Desk
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Wed, May 1
Thu, May 2
Recycling Info Desk
-
Fri, May 3
Sat, May 4
Sun, May 5
Mon, May 6
Tue, May 7
Recycling Info Desk
-
Wed, May 8
Thu, May 9
Recycling Info Desk
-
Fri, May 10
Sat, May 11
Recycling Center / Info Desk
-
Recycling Center
Sun, May 12
Mon, May 13
Tue, May 14
Recycling Info Desk
-
Wed, May 15
Thu, May 16
Recycling Info Desk
-
Fri, May 17
Sat, May 18
Sun, May 19
Mon, May 20
Tue, May 21
Recycling Info Desk
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Wed, May 22
Thu, May 23
Recycling Info Desk
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Fri, May 24
Sat, May 25
Sun, May 26
Mon, May 27
Tue, May 28
Recycling Info Desk
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Wed, May 29
Thu, May 30
Recycling Info Desk
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Fri, May 31
Sat, Jun 1

Email - recycle@ellington-ct.gov

Call - (860) 870-3140