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Meet Bob Hanna!

Bob brings to his job as New Milford’s first Recycling Manager a wealth of experience in recycling, waste management and executive-level management.

An Army Veteran (1975-1985), Bob has also been a valuable volunteer in the New Milford Community: Chairman, New Milford Village Fair days (2011-2017); Volunteer, New Milford Village Fair days (1996-2011); Past President, Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce; Past Member, New Milford Traffic Authority; and Chairman, New Milford Fireworks Committee (2014-Present).

He has a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), a Forklift License and he is a licensed Transfer Station Operator and Public Weigher.

While Bob’s focus is on public service, he has made changes at the Recycling Center that have resulted in substantial savings and many more exciting changes are either in the works or being planned.

Stop by and say hello!


Effective immediately, you may now pay fees with a debit or a credit card!

Hours, Contact, Holidays


   Tuesday through Friday:        7:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

          CLOSED FOR LUNCH:          11:30  a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

      Saturday:                                      8:30 a.m. to  3:00 p.m.

Phone:        (860) 355-6044

Manager:  Robert Hanna,

Location:  18 Young’s Field Road

Recycling Center Holidays 2019


New Year’s Day                                  Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Martin Luther King Day                Monday, January 21, 2019
Recycling-Closed*                            Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Lincoln’s Birthday                             Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Recycling -Closed*                           Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Washington’s Birthday                  Monday, February 18, 2019
Recycling -Closed*                           Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Good Friday                                          Friday, April 19, 2019
Memorial Day                                     Monday, May 27, 2019
Recycling – Closed*                          Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Independence Day                           Thursday, July 4, 2019
Labor Day                                               Monday, September 2, 2019
Recycling -Closed*                            Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Columbus Day                                     Monday, October 14, 2019
Recycling -Closed*                            Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Veteran’s Day                                       Monday, November 11, 2019

Recycling -Closed*                            Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Thanksgiving Day                              Thursday, November 28, 2019
Friday after Thanksgiving             Friday, November 29, 2019
Christmas Day                                    Wednesday, December 25, 2019
*If a holiday is on a Monday,  the Center is closed on the following Tuesday.


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State DEEP: What do I do with…..?

What do I do with….?



FLYER/HANDOUT:  This is our easy-to-read list of fees and what you can drop off.

GUIDE TO OPERATIONS:  This comprehensive document contains the nitty-gritty rules about using the Center.  It includes a list of fees.   Have a question?  This is your first stop!  Please note that the information in the Guide supercedes the information in the Flyer.

TEXTILES: What We Take

E-WASTE: All About It

STICKER APPLICATION FOR NEW MILFORD RESIDENTS 2016-2017 Download it and save time.    Fill it out ahead of time, have your license, registration and a check (payable to “Town of New Milford’) ready for Center personnel.  It’s quicker and easier this way!

MEDICATIONS: Expired? Unwanted? There’s a Dropbox at NMPD

What NOT to Put in Recycling

MATTRESS RECYCLING :  What does it mean to users of the Recycling Center?    The drop-off of mattresses and box-springs will be free ONLY if they don’t have any visible contamination, infestation or dirt.    If they do, they have  to go into Bulky Waste and the current fees will apply. This program began on July 1, 2015.




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