Off Campus Recycling

New Haven Recycling Center


The recycling center is open Monday through Saturday from 9:00am - 12:00 noon.


The Center is located at the City's Transfer Station at 260 Middletown Avenue. To reach the Transfer Station from downtown New Haven, take I-91 North to Exit 8. Turn left at the end of the exit. From State Street, take a right off Ferry Street, then a left onto Middletown Avenue. The Transfer Station will be located a half mile on the left.


City of New Haven Recycling Program

Learn more about the City of New Haven's recycling program here. This site contains information on how to dispose of e-waste, how to compost, recycling FAQ for New Haven and more!  It also includes information about how the City is phasing in single stream recycling.


Off Campus Recycling Resources


Recycling CFLs

  • New Haven IKEA  Accepts expired, unbroken CFLs at their store's recycling center. 
  • Home Depot  Accepts expired, unbroken CFLs at any of their stores.


Disposing of & Recycling Batteries

  • HazWaste Central  Behind the Regional Water Authority's headquarters, 90 Sargent Drive, New Haven.  Takes ALL batteries.
  • Call2Recycle  Takes rechargeable batteries and cell phones back at any of their participating drop off centers.
  • Battery Recycling  Sells recycling kit ($35+) for batteries including a prepaid return shipping label.