Public Works Department

Public Works Department Offices remain CLOSED to the Public

Most business can be handled via telephone - please call the office telephone # with questions at: (860) 627-1405.
If your call isn't answered right away, please press ZERO and leave a message. The phone is being answered 8am - 3pm, Monday thru Friday.

The garage is open every Saturday from 8am until Noon for Recycling. Residents of Windsor Locks may bring the following items in for recycling:
Household electronics, batteries, used motor oil, & scrap metal.

Residential compost permits are not being issued in 2020. Click here to be directed to the Compost Site information page.

The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance and repair of Town Buildings, Town Garage, WPCA, Sewerage, Highways, Rights of Way, Parks, Public Lands, Drainage, Leaf Compost Site and the collection of Waste and Recycling. The umbrella of Public Works includes the staff of Highways, Parks, Buildings, WPCA and Administration.

Public Works Department

6 Stanton Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096

Phone: (860) 627-1405
Fax: (860) 627-1407
Email: [email protected]

Hours of Operation:
Monday thru Friday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm (The building is closed to the public)
Saturday 8:00 am - Noon (Only the garage is open on Saturday)

Refuse and Recycling Information

The Town does not own or operate vehicles necessary for the pick up and removal of Municipal Solid Waste or Recycling.  All American Waste is the Private Hauler used for these services.  All American Waste can be reached at (860) 289-7850.

2021 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

Yard Waste & Leaf Pick Ups

Mail Box Survival Tips

Household Hazardous Waste Collections

What can I bring to the DPW?

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.


Philip J. Sissick



Kirk Montstream


Bill O'Brien


Pete Lambert

Administrative Assistant

Amy Whalen