FREE Hazardous Waste & Paper Shredding Events

2022 RiverCog’s (Lower CT River Valley Council of Governments) Schedule of Events:


No fee to participate.  Identification is required.

2022 Household Hazardous Waste brochure

Additional Waste Disposal Information

FREE Local Paper Shredding Event 

June 4 – Saturday, 9:00AM-12:00PM Colchester-East Hampton Water Pollution Control Facility, 20 Gildersleeve Drive, East Hampton

         June 25 – Saturday, 9:00AM-12:00PMWestbrook Town Hall, 866 Boston Post Road, Westbrook

September 24 –
 Saturday, 9:00AM-12:00PM – Middlefield Community Center, 405 Main Street, Middlefield

                   October 15 – Saturday, 9:00AM-12:00PM – Chester Town Hall, 203 Middlesex Avenue, Chester

Limit of 5 boxes or bags (9″ x 18″ x 12″) of personal papers, such as medical records, legal or financial documents, and tax returns.
NO junk mail, magazines, books, cards, envelopes, metal ring-binders etc. will be accepted.

FREE Household Hazardous Waste Local Collection Event

April 23 – Saturday, 9:00AM-1:00PM Clinton Public Works Garage, 117 Nod Road, Clinton

May 14 – Saturday, 9:00AM-1:00PM – Colchester-East Hampton Water Pollution Control Facility, 20 Gildersleeve Drive, East Hampton

June 18 – Saturday, 9:00AM-1:00PM
Lyme/Old Lyme Middle School, 49 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

July 16 – Saturday, 9:00AM-1:00PM Woodside Intermediate School, 30 Woodside Road, Cromwell

August 20
   Saturday, 9:00AM-1:00PM – Haddam Elementary School, 272 Saybrook Road, Higganum

September 17 – Saturday, 9:00AM-1:00PM – Middlesex Community College, 100 Training Hill Road, Middletown

          October 1   Saturday, 9:00AM-1:00PM – Haddam Elementary School, 272 Saybrook Road, Higganum

Additional Recycling Information:


Locations to Dispose of Drugs/Medications

Locations to Dispose of Paint


Also, see items the Transfer Station will accept.


Town Offices Address

Town of Middlefield
393 Jackson Hill Rd
P.O. Box 179
Middlefield, CT 06455


General Office Hours

Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Emergency Information

Fire - Police - Medical --- Dial 911
Police / Resident State Troopers: 860-349-9685
State Police, Troop F, Westbrook: 860-399-2100
Animal Control: 860-349-1333