Over a dozen towns, including Coventry, share this regional facility located on Hancock Road in Willington. The facility will open for the season on April 21, 2018 through November 3, 2018. It is usually open on the first and third Saturdays of the month from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. The facility will be closed July 7, 2018, and September 1, 2018 for holidays.
This regional facility will receive one gallon or less of each liquid material and 100 pounds of dry material. Coventry residents’ use of the facility is paid through COVRRA revenues and requires no additional fees. Proof of residency is required. Commercial users must call ahead, 860-289-2296, for appointment and fee schedule.
Typical material accepted at this facility includes:
Fluorescent light bulbs
Ni-Cad (Nickel Cadmium) recyclable batteries only (alkaline batteries go in the trash)
Mercury thermometers and thermostats
Floor, oven, and drain cleaners
Aerosol cans with hazardous contents
Contaminated or stale gasoline
Wood strippers, solvents, paint, paint thinner, and wood preservatives
Ballasts from fluorescent light fixtures that have written on them "Contains no PCB" are safe to throw in the trash. If there is nothing written or you are not sure if the ballast contains the hazardous material PCB, then you should bring them to this facility.
For more information call Coventry Public Works (860) 742-6588 or submit an email.