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Posted on: August 9, 2023

Norwalk’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection is Saturday, August 26

(Norwalk, Conn.) – Today, the City of Norwalk announced that on Saturday, August 26, 2023, it will host a Household Hazardous Waste Day at Norwalk High School, located at 23 Calvin Murphy Drive, from 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM.  

Following the City of Norwalk’s event, New Canaan will host their Household Hazardous Waste Day on Saturday, September 16, from 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

 All upcoming Household Hazardous Waste events are free for Norwalk Residents. 

  • Please have your driver’s license or vehicle registration available.
  • Residents ONLY = NO Commercial or Business loads accepted 




August 26, 2023


Norwalk High School 

23 Calvin Murphy Drive

(County Street)


September 16, 2023

New Canaan

Wastewater Treatment Plant

394 Main Street



PLEASE NOTE: The following municipalities are no longer participating – Wilton & Weston. 

How To Transport HHW Materials Safely: 

  • Leave materials in original labeled containers. Tighten caps & lids. 
  • Pack containers in sturdy upright boxes and pad them with newspapers. 
  • Sort & pack separately: paint, pesticides, household cleaners, etc. 
  • Pack your car and drive directly to the HHW event. 
  • Please do NOT mix chemicals!

For quantities in excess of 40 pounds OR 30 gallons or for any other questions regarding the HHW collection, please call Norwalk Customer Service at (203) 854-3200.   


HHW in original sealed containers w/ screw cap, if possible.

Oil & Latex Paints* & Strippers 

Paint Thinner, Solvent, Stains

Pool Chemicals 

Lighter Fluid

Rubber Cement, Airplane Glue

Waste Fuels (Kerosene, Gasoline)

Fiberglass Resin

Engine Degreaser

Photo Chemicals, Chemistry Sets

Carburetor Cleaner, Brake Fluid

Furniture, Floor & Metal Polishes

Transmission Fluid, Car Wax

Oven Cleaners 

Poisons, Insecticides, Pesticides 

Toilet Bowl & Drain Cleaners 

Weed Killers, Mothballs

Rug & Upholstery Cleaners 

No-Pest Strips, Flea Powder

Dry Cleaning Solvents 

Driveway Sealer 

Septic Tank Degreasers 

Art, Hobby Supplies 



*Latex Paint is NOT Hazardous Waste, but will be collected at HHW Day. Residents can dry Latex Paint and dispose of it as regular trash once completely dry and solid.


Ammunition, Fireworks, Explosives

Norwalk Residents ONLY, please dispose of the following at Norwalk Transfer Station: 

Radioactive Wastes

  • Propane Tanks (Fees apply)

Infectious & Biological Wastes 

  • Tires (Fees apply)

Prescription Medicines/ Syringes 

  • Electronics 

Penta Brand Wood Preservatives 

  • Used Motor (Waste) Oil 

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)

  • Antifreeze (Fees apply) 

Smoke Detectors – Return to Manufacturer

  • Vehicle/Car/Lead Acid Batteries 


  • Lithium Batteries (Fees apply) 

Commercial or Industrial Waste 

  • Alkaline Batteries (e.g. AA, C, D, etc.)

Empty Containers or Drums 



For quantities in excess of 40 pounds OR 30 gallons or for any other questions regarding the HHW collection, please contact the Customer Service Center at or (203) 854-3200.



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