Public Works Department

The Public Works Department office is open Monday thru Friday 8am – 3pm.
The office is closed for lunch from noon – 12:30pm.

Compost site and Encroachment permits are issued during office hours only as shown above.

The recycling area is open on Saturday’s 8am-12pm. Recycling is not accepted during the week. Residents may recycle household electronics, batteries, scrap metal, CFL and Fluorescent light bulbs, unmixed used motor oil and antifreeze. Small amounts of flattened cardboard will be accepted if there is room in the container. Residents who wish to recycle must check in with the attendant on duty before dropping items off.

Other business may be handled by telephone or email. If your call isn't answered right away, please press ZERO and leave a message. Calls and emails will be answered within 24 hours excluding weekends and holidays.

Public Works Department
6 Stanton Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
Phone: 860-627-1405
Fax: 860-627-1407
Email: [email protected]

Philip J. Sissick

The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance and repair of town buildings, town garage, WPCA, sewerage, streets, rights of way, parks, public lands, drainage, compost site and the collection of waste and recycling. The umbrella of Public Works includes the staff of highways, parks, facilities, and WPCA.

Please see links to other pages below:

2023 Recycle Pickup Calendar

2022 Recycle Pickup Calendar

What day is my pick up day?

Recycle CT (check here to see what can be placed inside your Blue Recycle Barrel)

Textile Recycling

Refuse Removal Information   (All American Waste)

Compost Site Information

Bagged Yard Waste Collections

Mail Box Survival Tips

Household Hazardous Waste Collections

We are working on consolidating the Public Works pages.  If you have trouble finding information, please call the office, (860) 627-1405.  Press zero to leave a message.