Residents who have curbside rubbish and recycling collection from the town can request one bulk pickup per calendar year, free of charge, in the spring or fall.
The on-demand fall bulk pickup began Sept. 13 and runs Mondays through Nov. 1. To schedule a pickup, call CWPM at 860-793-6721.
Acceptable items for disposal:
Appliance/furniture: Limit three per household. Doors must be removed. Weight restricted to manual lifting by two persons. (Note: If disposing of a sleeper sofa, metal bed frame must be removed/separated from the sofa shell).
Tires/rims: Limit two per household. Passenger tires only. Tires must be removed from rims.
Miscellaneous iron/steel: Maximum length, six feet. Weight restricted to manual lifting by two persons.
Mattresses/box springs: Limit two per household. Weight restricted to manual lifting by two persons.
Brush/branches/natural wood fencing: Must be in lengths of four feet or less and no larger than six inches in diameter. Fencing must be no larger than 3x5 feet.
Barrels/drums: Cleaned, both ends removed.
Items should be placed curbside not more than 24 hours before your collection date.
Keep miscellaneous iron/steel and tires separate from bulk. Bulk items must not block sidewalks or walkways, or create a safety concern.