New Milford Recycling Center

dump Dump

Available for Residents of New Milford,
Brookfield and Sherman Only

18 Young's Field Road
Direct Phone: 860-355-6044
Hours of Operation: Tuesday -Friday 8am-4:30pm
and Saturday 9am-3pm
except as noted.

If the Holiday falls on a Monday for Recycling they celebrate it on the Tuesday. If the Holiday falls on a normal work day the Center is closed ON that day.

During snow storms(or other weater events) we make every attempt to keep the Center open. However, for most storms we require the employees so for general purposes, consider the Recycling Center closed when there is a snow storm. You may call the main office line to confirm when the center will reopen. Thank you.

Quick Links:

2013 Holidays (see note at the bottom of the page regarding Recycling)

Recycling Center Sticker Application FY 11-12

Keep America Beautiful

Recycling Center Informational Flyer FY 11-12

What do I do With...?

ECycling Press Release

Single Stream Recycling FAQs

Single Stream Flyer

WeRecycle Approved Items for E-Cycling

The residents of New Milford need a sticker that is renewable
from July 1 to July 1.
Brookfield and Sherman residents need to obtain
their own sticker from their Town Hall.
There is a detailed flyer available at the Recycling Center
and the Public Works office.

The fee to use the Center is $20.00 per year for residents,
$40.00 for Commercial (10 employees or less) and
FREE for Senior Citizens (65+). The Center DOES NOT accept CASH,
just checks or a punch card. Punch Cards are sold
in the following locations during their normal hours of operation:
Public Works Administration Office,
Town Clerks Office and Library.

Each card has a value of $32.00 in increments of $0.50, $1.00 and $2.00.

The Recycling Center accepts household waste from NM, Sherman
and Brookfield residents
every day during the hours of operation
and until 3:00pm on Saturdays. The average garbage bag
is $3.00 for NM residents and $3.50 for Sherman or Brookfield.

 Garick (www.garick.com) has purchased the New Milford Farms
site to do substantially the same as before-accept brush and leaves.
They charge by weight, please call
860-210-0250 for hours and other information.

***************************************************************************

Interested in RECYCLING your old phone books?

Call 1-800-953-4400 and input the zip code of where you will be
and it will direct you to the place and time to recycle.

Recycling your phone book into new phone books saves time and energy!

*************************************************************************************

For questions, please call the Public Works Office at 355-6040
between 8:30am and 4:30pm Monday through Friday

 

The Town of New Milford opened the first Recycling Center in the area more than 20 years ago, and the center is now staffed with two people and recycling has expanded to include acceptance of all mandatory recyclables as well as bulky waste, household trash, metal, tires, waste oil and office paper. The E-Waste (Computers and televisions are only part of the consumer electronics waste stream which also includes VCRs, radios, cell phones, and small appliances and collectively, they are referred to as electronic waste, or "e-waste") and Single Stream (Collection system where recyclables are fully commingled, mixing fiber (papers) and containers (glass bottles, metal cans and plastic containers) have completely changed the way and types of recyclables accepted and since the Center now owns many of its containers the costs have decreased significantly.

 

The center has seen an increase in usage.  The ownership of containers and compactors has significantly reduced the costs of hauling MSW, bulky and single stream. The savings seen are a combination of lower fees and less haul fees because of more waste being generated for each removal. Single stream has been very successful and the Center added another container for this purpose.

 

Below is a data table outlining the basic costs and tonnages received at the Center this fiscal year 2011-2012.

 

 

Tons/Month

 

Month

SS

$$/Ton

BW

$$/Ton

MSW

$$/Ton

JAN

43.59

$1,242.32

40.48

$3,440.80

44.39

$3,652.85

FEB

43.68

$1,244.88

44.23

$3,759.55

37.36

$3,127.78

MAR

48.36

$1,378.26

60.9

$5,176.50

46.6

$3,895.76

APRIL

49.83

$1,420.16

63.91

$5,432.35

38.2

$3,193.52

MAY

49

$1,396.50

51.52

$4,379.20

41.84

$3,497.82

JUNE

50.65

$1,443.53

67.98

$5,778.30

54.25

$4,535.30

JULY

47.63

$1,357.46

55.43

$4,711.55

45.34

$3,731.03

AUG

69.9

$1,992.15

76.85

$6,532.25

57.46

$4,728.38

SEPT

63.75

$1,816.88

65.88

$5,599.80

60.69

$4,994.18

OCT

58.24

$1,659.84

80.69

$6,858.65

49.34

$4,060.19

NOV

47.49

$1,353.47

44.56

$3,787.60

44.99

$3,702.23

DEC

62.14

$1,770.99

56.06

$4,765.10

57.67

$4,745.66

 

 

TOTALSFY

634.26

$18,076.41

708.49

$60,221.65

578.13

$47,864.71

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL $FY11-12

$126,162.77

 

The center has seen an increase in usage for Bulky Waste and Municipal Solid Waste while costs have decreases slightly. Last FY reported a combined total usage fees of $158,498.64 compared to the $126,162.77 shown above. A breakdown of other recycling items follows:

 

Bags MSW

Appliances

Freon Units

Batteries

Tires

Tanks

29595

141

321

16

224

63

 

Scrap Metal Revenue

Dollars

$64,984.23

 

 

Scrap metal revenue has continued to increase year to year:

 

 

 

There were approximately 2353 stickers issued for access to the Center for New Milford residents of which approximately 1547 were paid stickers. Sherman and Brookfield residents obtain a sticker from their Town Hall and we do not receive those numbers.

Updated 11/6/12 by Daniel Stanton

 

 

.

 

 

.