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Municipal Solid Waste & Recycling

Questions regarding Municipal Solid Waste & Recycling?  You can email us at

Beginning May 1, 2024 the Town will begin a new MSW(trash) and Recycling Program.   During the month's of May and June, stickers will continue to be placed on trash bags and put into the new bins. If you are not participating in the new program, your trash pickup will end April 30th.  The cost of the bins will be billed annually in June, with 1/2 of the payment due in the month of July for the period of July - December and the other 1/2 due in the month of January for the period covering January - June.  

Questions regarding billing can be directed to our Revenue Office at 860-963-6800, ext. 804

Questions regarding schedules and issues with pickup should be directed to Casella at 860-423-4527

Annual Eligible Household Costs:

95 Gal MSW Bin and 95 Gal Recycling Bin - $395.00       Recycling Schedule & Info

65 Gal MSW Bin and 95 Gal Recycling Bin - $350.00      BIN Program Pickup Schedule


Frequently asked questions

A guide to your recycling and trash serviceFor information regarding mattress, electronics, scrap metal, appliances and tires, click here:

BULKY WASTE DAYS:  May 18th at the Putnam Armory, August 17th and October 26th at Putnam Middle School

As of May 2024, there will no longer be a sticker-based curbside bulky pickup. The Town will continue to hold multiple annual bulky waste days at the school property.  Residents have the option to directly contract with Casella, with direct payment to Casella for bulky waste.