Wallingford Connecticut
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Compost Center

Resident Program

157 John Street

Free Disposal for Wallingford Residents:
• Brush - less than 6 inches in diameter and 4 feet in length. Use the designated bin.
• Leaves - Use the designated bin. No plastic bags.
• Christmas Trees – Cleaned of all ornamentation.

Oversized Tree Limbs and Logs – A fee will be charged for these items.

Landscapers, and residents driving commercial vehicles or vehicles larger than a personal car or pick-up truck, may deliver leaves and brush free of charge if accompanied by the completed Registration Form certifying the materials are from Wallingford households.

All other commercial vehicles will be charged a fee according to the Operator’s price schedule.

Free compost and free ground wood mulch are available to residents while supplies last. A resident is limited to ˝ cubic yard of compost and ˝ cubic yard of mulch in a season. Larger quantities of compost, mulch and topsoil are available for a fee.  Click here for the 2015 fee schedule or contact the site operator.

Unacceptable Items
  • NO plastic bags!
  • NO lumber or treated, painted or rotted wood!
  • NO grass clippings!
  • NO soil!
  • NO other items such as garden waste, garbage, metal, concrete, tires, cardboard, rocks, stumps, etc.!

Hours of Operation during JANUARY (until mid-month), MARCH (mid-month), JUNE, JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER, and DECEMBER:                    

Monday, Thursday, Saturday

  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.                        

Hours of Operation during APRIL, MAY, OCTOBER and NOVEMBER:                                                         

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

  8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Center CLOSED:  New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.   Also CLOSED:  Mid-January  through mid-March.

This program is operated by Harvest New England, under a contract with the Town.
For additional information, contact the Program Planning Office at 203-294-2060 or
Harvest New England at 1-860-883-9456.


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