Drop-Off Recycling Center


The Recycling Shed located at 21 Main Street will close at 2:00 pm on Friday, December 23, 2016. The Shed will be open on Saturday, January 7 and Saturday, January 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Proof of residency is required and will be verified by the Department of Public Works staff. 


The following items may be brought to the:
Town Garage
21 Main Street
Ellington, CT 06029


Items may ONLY be dropped off during the following hours:
  • Monday - Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month from April 16 - November 5: 9 a.m. - Noon

Acceptable Items

  • All batteries
  • Antifreeze
  • Cell phones
  • Computer components
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Propane tanks: 5 pounds and 20 pounds
  • Televisions, small appliances and electronics
  • Waste oil
  • NEW Textile Recycling - Footware, clothing, accessories, linens and stuffed animals. (Items must be bagged.)

Acceptable Textile Items

It is not acceptable to drop off materials when this facility is closed.
  Absolutely no paint is to be dropped off at the garage.