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Middletown Recycling Center
Recyclables and Bulk Waste can be brought to the Middletown Recycling Center located on the corner of Johnson Street and North Main Street. The City does not accept regular household trash at the Recycling Center. Residents and businesses must have trash collected at their curb.
Only Middletown tax payers can use the Recycling Center.
Hours and charges can be found here..
Never been to the Recycling Center? Watch this virtual tour to see how it works.
Only waste generated in Middletown is allowed at the Recycling Center. Starting July 1, 2023 residents must obtain a sticker to use the recycling center. Stickers can be obtained at the Department of Public Works in City Hall (Room 210), Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. or by filling out this on line form and the sticker will be mailed to you.
Recycling Center Stickers will also be available at these events. You must show your vehicle registration to obtain a recycling center sticker.
- Repair Cafe, Saturday, June 10, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m., Dekoven House, 27 Washington Street
- Swap Shop Repair Event, Sunday, June 11, 12 - 3:00pm, Reboot Eco, 131 River Road
- Recycling Center Community Day, Saturday, June 17, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., Recycling Center, 185 Johnson Street
- Recycling Center Community Day, Monday, June 26, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m., Recycling Center, 185 Johnson Street
Full details on recent policy changes at the recycling center are available here.
Official Notice of Recycling Center Changes - posted March 24, 2023
Starting July 1, 2023 any business that transports any type of waste material must register with the City and if they want to use the Recycling Center, they must obtain a license to use the Recycling Center. Full details for waste transporters is available here.
The Middletown Recycling Center does not accept materials such as asphalt, concrete or clean fill. This material is accepted at: Butler Construction, Portland CT, 860-342-3880.
Starting April 1, 2023, the Middletown Recycling Center will only accept two tons of materials per load from Middletown properties. Loads larger than two tons can be brought to a private facility such as:
CWPM - 860-828-1162
415 Christian Lane, Berlin
CCRR - HQ Dumpsters - 860-426-8585
65 Triano Dr, Southington, CT 06489
Check for hours and pricing. Please note these facilities are only offered for informational purposes and the City does not offer any recommendations of private facilities.