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Compost Center for Wallingford Residents


Resident Program for Composting

157 John Street

Free Disposal for Wallingford Residents:

  • Brush - less than 6 inches in diameter and 4 feet in length. Use the designated area.
  • Leaves - Use the designated area. No plastic bags.
  • Christmas Trees - Cleaned of all ornamentation.

Oversized Tree Limbs and Logs - A fee will be charged for these items (see fee schedule below).

Landscapers (and residents driving commercial vehicles or vehicles larger than a personal car or pick-up truck) may deliver leaves 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 fee schedule.  Compost, mulch and topsoil are available for a fee.  Click on the following link for the current fee schedule or contact the site operator.

  • 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.!

March 16 - March 31 

 Monday, Thursday, Saturday

 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.      

April 1 - November 30


 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.       
 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 December 1 - January 15            

 Monday, Thursday, Saturday

 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 January 16 - March 15



Center Holiday Closures:  New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.  

This program is operated by HQ Dumpsters & Recycling, under a contract with the Town.
For additional information, contact the Program Planning Office at 203-294-2060 or
HQ Dumpsters & Recycling at 203-992-4685.