rrdd1 is scheduled to be open regular hours 7-3 saturday, january 29. however with the predicted nor'easter we may be forced to close early for the safety of everyone. this will be posted here as well as on facebook or simply call the gatehouse at 860-379-1972.

regional refuse disposal district #1


Food waste goes in the trash compactors!  Rinsed glass, plastic and metal food containers go in recycling. No food in single stream recycling!  All styrofoam goes in the trash!


As a resident of Barkhamsted, New Hartford or Winsted/Winchester, the choice is YOURS to make in how you handle your weekly kitchen  trash and recyclables. You can hire a private contractor to pick up your debris and recyclables or if you prefer, you can save money and transport your kitchen trash and single stream recyclables to RRDD1 for ONE low sticker price. Stickers (membership) are available May 17 at the entrance gatehouse during regular daytime hours, 7:00 AM until 3:00 PM.  Gatehouse will be open the following Wednesday nights from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM for sticker sales: 6/23 & 6/30, plus 7/7 &  7/14.   New 21/22 stickers are required by July 1, 2021. No exceptions.

Main Level

Straight ahead from the gatehouse takes you to the main level trash compactors (for everyday kitchen food waste), followed by single stream recycling and around the corner residents can drop off their electronics, paint, light bulbs, small metal and used motor oil for recycling.

C&D / Oversized MSW
(up the hill)

Left at the gatehouse takes you up the hill to the scale area, where your vehicle containing your construction & demolition debris, oversized municipal solid waste (kids toys, furniture and rugs), or yard trimmings is weighed in and out.