Recycling

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The Recycling Center is located at 300 Sherwood Island Connector.

Hours: Monday - Friday, 7 am – 2:30 pm,  Saturday 7 am– noon)

The Recycling Center is closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day (July 4), Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day

Westport residents may recycle the following items at the transfer station: acceptable types of; paper, plastic, metals and glass (see flyer below), used motor oil, antifreeze, most batteries and lightbulbs, including fluorescent and compact fluorescent bulbs, electronics, paints and even textiles, such as clothing and linens.

Please link to the information below if you have questions, or call the Department of Public Works at 203-341-1120

For further information on what can and cannot be recycled in Westport, check out our Recycling Flyer or  use the Can I Recycle It search engine. 

 

Electronics Recycling

Household electronic equipment, such as TVs, computers, monitors, stereo equipment, cellphones etc., may be placed on the designated tables at the recycling center. Download our new flyer from Take 2 Recycling. [PDF]

Paint Recycling

Interior and exterior architectural paint products, such as latex and oil-based paints, stains and varnishes, may be recycled at the recycling center. For further information, download our new flyer from Paintcare Paint Recycling.

Textile Recycling

Westport residents can recycle many different types of clothing, linens and footwear including damaged and stained items. While, 45% of the textiles are reused, 30% are turned into wiping cloths, and 20% are recycled into new products.

For a complete listing of acceptable textile items, download the new flyer from Bay State Textiles.

Battery Recycling

Westport residents may recycle these types of batteries at the transfer station.

Lightbulb Recycling

Westport residents may recycle these types of lightbulbs at the transfer station, including many different styles of mercury containing and non-mercury lamps and light bulbs.   

 

Contact Sustainable Westport to learn more about recycling policies and to get involved with waste reduction and reuse efforts.

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