8/8/020 - Since Tropical Storm Isaias hit on Tuesday, United Illuminating and City personnel have been working on de-energizing and clearing roads. Due to the extensive damage caused by the storm, the level of repairs are significant. As of 8/6/20, repairs and restoration started in the City. U.I. has informed us that the majority of residents will be restored by Saturday night. At the height of the event, approx. 12,000 city businesses and residents were without power. As of 9 AM today, the number restored is approx. 9,200. Please go to www.uinet.com and click Outages to look at the changes of outage numbers for Shelton and the region. As a reminder, cable and phone lines are separate from U.I. and should be contacted by the resident. For updates, please check back on our website.

Items accepted at the Shelton Transfer Station

866 River Road
Shelton, Connecticut  06484
Hours of Operation- Monday thru Saturday 7:00 am –1:30 pm
Call Highways & Bridges 203-924-9277 with Questions

  • Air conditioners
  • Appliances (Remove doors from Refrigerators and Freezers)
  • Batteries (Auto/Lead Acid)
  • Christmas trees (No lights/ornaments)
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Electronics (All E-Waste)
  • Furniture
  • Gas Grills
  • Latex PAINT (Must be Dried out)
  • Lawn mowers
  • Mattresses
  • Metal
  • Play sets
  • Propane gas tanks
  • Tires (4 per Residence per year)
  • Toys
  • Trees & branches (no longer that 8’ in length and 20” in diameter)
  • Yard furniture
FREE MULCH- We will load your truck if a machine is available ITEMS TOO GOOD TO TRASH?  Leave them at the “SWAP SHED” -Pick up items you can use (No re-sellers please)

Items accepted for Recycling at Shelton Highways & Bridges Department

41 Myrtle Street Shelton, Connecticut 06484 203-924-9277 Hours of Operation, Monday thru Friday 7:00 am –2:30 pm

  • Anti- freeze
  • Diesel fuel
  • Kerosene
  • Motor oil

Items accepted at the Shelton Police Department

85 Wheeler Street Shelton, Connecticut  06484 203-924-1544 (Must call first)

  • Ammunition
  • Fireworks