City of Middletown, CT

Trash Collection

As part of the Co-collection SAYT program, all regular household trash should be bagged only in the official City-issued Orange trash bags before being placed out in your trash cart for collection.

Orange bags come in a variety of sizes and can be purchased at local retailers:

 ReBoot Eco (131 River Rd)
Price Chopper (855 Washington St., at the guest services desk)
Smith & Bishel (155 Main St)
Corner Stop (221 Newfield St)
Stop and Go (294 So. Main St)
Walgreens (311 E. Main St)
Walgreens (633 Washington St)
Stop and Shop, 416 E. Main Street 
City Hall Rm. 210 (check, card, or exact cash only)

Order Online HERE. 

Price per roll of bags: green
4 gal (counter-top): $1.50 per roll of 10
8 gal. (bucket) size: $2.50 roll o f10

Price per roll bags: orange 
33 gal (large/family): $8.25 per roll of 5
15 gal (pilot size): $5.00 per roll of 5
8 gal (seniors & singles): $7.00 per roll of 10 

If you would like to purchase a larger quantity of bags, please let the Middletown Recycling Office know in advance at recycling@middletownct.go

Place your Orange trash bags and Green Food scraps bag in your trash cart and place curbside the night before your collection day.

Do not place the following items in the Orange city-approved bags:

For more information on bulky and oversized waste, please see the City of Middletown’s Bulk Waste Collection and Disposal guidelines

Certain items such as hazardous waste, medications, chemicals, construction materials, electronics, etc. cannot be disposed of in the regular trash or through curbside recycling. To learn more, visit the City of Middletown Recycling page

More Information

For more information, please contact the City of Middletown Department of Public Works 

Middletown Public Works is open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm


City of Middletown

245 deKoven Drive

2nd Floor, Room 210

Middletown, CT 06457

(860) 638-4850