Manchester, Connecticut

Manchester Recycles

The Town of Manchester operates a fully automated, bi-weekly, single-stream recycling program using blue recycling carts. The Town has distributed Blue Recycling Carts to qualifying Town homes that are served by the Town's curbside collections program.

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Recyclable Materials

A list of items that can be placed in the blue single stream recycling cart.

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News

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Electronics Recycling

The Town hosts a permanent electronics recycling program available at no charge to Manchester residents.

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Drop Off Areas

You can also recycle at several locations around town.

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Paint Recycling

Paint can be recycled through the Paintcare program.

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Batteries

Information on how to dispose of various types of batteries.

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Textile Recycling

Learn what items can be recycled through the textile recycling program.

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Recycling Collection Schedule

Calendar and schedule lookup.

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Prescription Medicine

The Manchester Police Department has a permanent prescription drug take back box.

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Customer Education Tag

Have you received an orange tag?

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Leaf Collection and Compost

Manchester operates a state of the art composting program.

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Motor Oil

Used motor oil can be scheduled for curbside collection.

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Books and Telephone Books

Recycling information.

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Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs (CFLs)

CFLs do contain a small amount of mercury. The can be responsibly recycled through several methods.

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Freecycle

Do you have household items that you no longer need, but are still in usable condition? Instead of throwing things away, consider giving these items away to someone who can use them.

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Shredded Documents

Does your organization shred documents? The Lutz Children's Museum can use the shredded paper as animal bedding. Please bring a bag to the museum whenever you can.

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Printer/Ink Recycling

There are numerous options for recycling printer/ink.

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Home Food Waste Composting

You can recognize a significant decrease in household trash by composting food waste at home.

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Rules and Regulations

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