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Solid Waste & Recycling Department

Independence Hall Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Telephone: (203) 256-3023

Transfer Station Hours:
Monday - Friday: 7:00 am to 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 12:00 noon


Most Requested Information

  • The Transfer Station facilities on Richard White Way (formerly One Rod Highway) operate from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday; from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm on Saturdays; and is closed on Sundays. The Transfer Station is closed New Years Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.
  • The Transfer Station is available to Fairfield residents and businesses for solid waste generated within the town. Fees are charged for some items and a vehicle permit is required to gain entry to the facility. For information on fees and permits, call the Solid Waste and Recycling Department at 203-256-3023.
  • Fairfield participates in Single-Stream Recycling.
  • Information on how to dispose of yard waste, by We Care Denali.
  • Propane tanks and Fire Extinguishers may be recycled at the Transfer Station for a fee.  For propane cylinders #1 - #5:  $1.00 fee, Propane cylinders #20 and Fire Extinguishers: $5.00 fee 
  • Solid Waste and Recycling Regulations


Mission Statement

To pursue energy efficiency, resource conservation, alternative energy, and recycling programs that have environmental and financial benefits.

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