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Waste Disposal & Recycling

Holly Hill Resource Recovery Facility
Holly Hill Lane, Greenwich, CT 06830
Environmental Operations Manager: Patrick Collins
Telephone: (203) 869-6910
Fax: (203) 618-0653
Email: Waste Disposal and Recycling

Directions to Holly Hill: Click Here

This map of the Holly Hill Resource Recovery Facility will help you learn your way around the transfer station.

These directions and the map show the location of the Holly Hill Facility and how to get there from anywhere in Greenwich.

REGULAR HOURS: (Effective November 1, 2016)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Regular Transfer Station Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Sat. 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Closed: Independence Day, Labor Day, Memorial Day, Christmas, Thanksgiving Day, New Years Day. Open on Saturdays of Holiday Weekends unless the above holiday falls on a Saturday. Unless specifically listed as being closed or a rare catastrophic weather event (e.g. Hurricane Sandy) forces closure for safety reasons, the Holly Hill Facility is open for regular hours.

Open: Columbus Day, Good Friday, Veteran's Day, President's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Fri. & Sat. after Thanksgiving.

What are the permit requirements for RESIDENTS and BUSINESSES dumping at the Holly Hill Facility?

ALL RESIDENTIAL vehicles entering the Holly Hill Facility MUST have and properly display a Resident Dumping Permit. Click Here for more information about how to get a free Resident Dumping Permit: Vehicle dumping permit decal

COMMERCIAL vehicles entering the Holly Hill Facility MUST have and properly display either a Resident Dumping Permit or a Non-Resident Dumping Permit. Click here for more information about how to get a free Non-Resident Dumping Permit: Vehicle dumping permit decal and associated Verification of Owner Form.

 Residents can bring their trash, garbage, refuse, yard debris and recyclables to Holly Hill, or hire a private collector to pick up the trash at home. To find the name of a licensed collector in your area, use this list of licensed collectors.

What is accepted at Holly Hill from Greenwich RESIDENTS and Greenwich BUSINESSES? For definitions and restrictions relative to the accepted items, click the individual links.

What is NOT Accepted at Holly Hill?

Recycling: We appreciate all of the efforts our Town residents have put in to be environmentally friendly and recycle. Click here for the 2018 Flyer with updated information on recycling at Holly Hill.

To learn what materials are collected as single stream recycling beginning in 2018, see the updated List of Recyclables.  To learn more details about how to recycle see Single Stream Q & A.


  • OVERSIZED plastics (e.g. rigid plastic chair, rigid plastic kids slide from a swing set, rigid plastic sled, etc.)
  • Electronics
  • OVERSIZED scrap metal (e.g. a car part- too large to fit in your recycling receptacle)
  • Waste Motor Oil
  • Waste Antifreeze 
  • NiCad (Rechargeable) batteries
  • Alkaline batteries
  • Lead-acid batteries
  • Fluorescent light bulbs

Trash/Garbage shall mean every accumulation of animal, vegetable or other matter that attends the preparation, consumption, decay, dealing in or storage of meats, fish, fowl, birds, fruit, vegetables, beverages or other edibles, including the non-recyclable containers or wrappers disposed of along with such materials.

Residents can bring trash and garbage (and recyclables) to the Holly Hill Resource Recovery Facility (transfer station). You will need a vehicle dumping permit decal which can be obtained at no charge at the Holly Hill scale house by showing proof of residency and car ownership.

Trash Collection:
Residents and business owners
are responsible for separating the waste generated-not the refuse collector. The Town encourages residents and businesses to communicate directly with their collector concerning special arrangements or clarification of services provided for removal of refuse and recyclables. In the event that further assistance is required please contact the Waste Disposal Division. 
Licensed Waste Haulers are allowed to remove trash and discarded materials (including recyclables) between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. Both residences and businesses must comply with requirements regarding separation and proper storage of discarded materials.

Click here for the list of Licensed Waste Haulers and their phone numbers.

Trash Disposal

After all the
recyclables have been removed, the rest is taken to a local waste-to-energy facility. The trash is incinerated at high temperature and converted to electricity. The remaining materials go to the ash landfill. All of Connecticut's MSW (trash) is incinerated for 1% of Connecticut's total energy needs.

What are the fees for RESIDENTS and BUSINESSES for dumping at the Holly Hill Facility?

* Fee Schedule

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