From the First Selectman

A Message from the First Selectman

Founded in 1823, Monroe is an outstanding community of nearly 20,000 residents. Monroe offers award-winning schools, safe neighborhoods, beautiful parks, and growth in local business and industry. We offer the convenience of several restaurants and retail shopping while maintaining a New England, small-town charm.

Thank you for visiting the Monroe website; we continue to make more information and services available online. If you have any suggestions to improve our site, please contact me.

Ken Kellogg
First Selectman

 

Contact Us

Monroe Town Hall Offices
7 Fan Hill Road
Monroe, Connecticut 06468

PHONE(203) 452-2800
HOURSMonday - Thursday

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday
8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

4/2/2015 - Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The next Household Hazardous Waste Collection will take place on Saturday, May 30, 2015, from 9 am - 2 pm at Indian Ledge Park in Trumbull.  

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION
MONROE, TRUMBULL, & EASTON RESIDENTS
Saturday, May 30, 2015, 9 am - 2 pm
AT
*307 INDIAN LEDGE PARK DRIVE
(Next to BMX Facility)
Up to 20 Gals. or 20 Lbs. per household. We reserve the right to refuse
WHAT TO BRING: unidentified materials and large amounts of hazardous materials.
Oil Based Paints Pesticides, Herbicides, Insecticides Carburetor Cleaners, Brake Fluids
Stains & Varnishes (including Lawn Care Products) Transmission Fluids, Car Waxes
Paint Thinners & Strippers Flea Powder Full or Partially Full Aerosol Cans
Wood Preservatives Moth Balls Rubber Cement, Airplane Glue
Resins, Rosins & Adhesives Spot Removers Photo Chemicals, Chemistry Sets
Furniture, Floor & Metal Polishes Dry Cleaning Solvents Hobby Supplies, Artist Supplies
Rug & Upholstery Cleaners Lighter Fluids Rechargeable (Ni-Cd) Batteries
Oven, Toilet Bowl & Drain Cleaners Septic Tank Degreasers Camera Batteries
Swimming Pool Chemicals Engine Degreasers Thermostats, Thermometers
Fluorescent LightBulbs Waste Fuels (Kerosene, Gasoline) Fertilizer
Plastic Roof Cement Masonry Waterproofing Joint Compound
WHAT NOT TO BRING:
Cooking Oil
Latex Paints (Allow to dry then put Smoke Detectors Radioactive Materials
in garbage) Auto Batteries & Tires Unknown Gases
Empty Aerosol Cans (go in garbage) Motor Oil & Antifreeze Controlled Substances
Household Batteries (go in garbage) Pathological Material PCB Capacitors
Ammunition, Fireworks Explosives Pharmaceutical/ Medical Wastes
Electronics, Computers, VCRs Asbestos Sharps/Needles
Propane Tanks Prescription Drugs Compressed Gas Cylinders
HOW TO SAFELY TRANSPORT THESE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS:
Leaking or broken containers must be contained.
Bring materials in original containers - securely closed.
Sort and pack separately: oil paints, pesticides, and household cleaners.
Pack containers in sturdy upright boxes and pad with newspaper if necessary.
NEVER MIX CHEMICALS TOGETHER.
Pack your car and drive directly to the collection site.
NEVER SMOKE or EAT while handling hazardous materials.
DO NOT PLACE WASTE IN A GARBAGE BAG.
DO NOT ALLOW CHILDREN TO TOUCH HAZARDOUS MATERIALS.
DO NOT LEAVE VEHICLE UNLESS INSTRUCTED TO DO SO.
For more information, please visit the Monroe Department of Public Works' website at
www.monroect.org or call the office at (203) 452-2814, Mon-Thurs, 9 - 4 and Fri, 9 - 1.
MUST SHOW IDENTIFICATION.
*Indian Ledge Park is located off of Whitney Avenue in Trumbull. If traveling south on Rte. 111, Whitney Ave.
is a left turn. If traveling north on Rte. 111, it is a right turn. The park entrance is on the right and signs will be
posted upon entrance to the park to identify the location of the collection.