Notice: Propane tanks are no longer accepted with the scrap metal pick up. Home Depot and Lowe's will take old tanks for a fee.
Small metal items: these can be discarded inside the REFUSE cart (coat hangers, curtain rods, screws and bolts, pots & pans, hand mixers)
Requests for scrap metal pick-up can now be made online!
Call (860) 644-2511, ext. 343 by noon on Tuesday for Wednesday pick-up. Place scrap metal out to the curb by 7:00 am on Wednesday.
Condominiums: Scrap metal pick up is on Wednesday – Call (860) 644-2511, ext. 343 by noon Tuesday – please provide exact location of pickup, dumpster location (unit or building number).
There is a $20.00 charge for Freon removal in refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners and dehumidifiers (payable in advance of scheduling pickup). Payment must be made in the form of check or cash. Mail in payment payable to Town of South Windsor, Public Works Department, 1540 Sullivan Avenue, South Windsor, CT. Or make payment at the Town Hall, Public Works Office.
Scrap Metal Items
Air Conditioner ($20 fee prior to collection)
Basketball Hoop (Cement must be removed from post & no longer than 6’)
Car Parts (Fenders, doors – will not take car motors or transmissions)
Cast Iron Tub
Dehumidifier ($20 fee prior to collection)
Exercise Bikes & Equipment
Garage Door Opener – Tracking
Grill (Remove propane tank – valve must be removed from tank)
Gutters (5-6’ lengths)
Hatchway – Must be cut into pieces
Heaters – Kerosene, space
Hot Water Heater
Lamps – Fluorescent light fixtures
Lawn Chairs & Furniture (No glass)
Lawn Mower & Riding Mower (Drain oil and gas)
Metal Drums (Empty)
Metal Storm Door (Glass is regular refuse)
Metal Trash Cans
Oil Tank – Cut in half
Pipes (No more than 6’ lengths)
Refrigerator & Freezer (Remove doors) - $20 fee per item prior to collection
Screen Door – No glass
Swing Set (Dismantled & up to 6’ lengths)
TV Antenna (No longer than 6’ – bend if necessary)
Weight Bench - Weights
Window Frames (Aluminum)
Wood & Coal Stoves
For more information on scrap metal disposal, call (860) 644-2511, ext. 343.