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The Arc’s Donation Station, located in Woodstock, CT, is the only donation/redemption center in the region, bringing in over 36,000 items a week for our 9 employees to process.


Employees unload, sort, crush and send containers on their way to new lives as chair webbing or other brand new items. The Station, located next to The Arc Emporium thrift store, is the only one of its kind in eastern Connecticut.


Crew members are trained in the operation of the machinery, sorting, and feeding the machines in this growing—and extremely important—field. The public can also drop off returnables directly at the Station for either donation or redemption. Donations greatly appreciated and help defray our overhead costs so we can continue to provide these vital employment opportunities to people with IDD.

  • Easy public drop-off for donated bottles and cans directly at The Donation Station 7 days/week

  • Over 30 additional collection sites throughout eastern Connecticut

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You can help!    

  • Save bottles and cans at home and deposit them in our local bins or bring them to The Donation Station.

  • Think about events or other places where people can collect and drop-off their redeemables for us.  


Bin Locations

Outside Bins

Inside Bins

Academy Hill Professional Building

50 Academy Hill Rd, Plainfield

Alexander Lake

Arnold Lane, Dayville

Bousquet Appliance

774 North Main St, Danielson
Briarwood Falls

Mockingbird Drive, Danielson

Calvin Burrows Field Park

160 South Rd, Groton

Camp Harkness

301 Great Neck Rd, Waterford

Canterbury Town Hall

1 Municipal Drive, Canterbury

Canterbury Transfer Station

111 Kinne Rd, Canterbury 

Chace Building Supply

90 Rte 171, Woodstock

Chase Road Growers

174 Chase Rd, Thompson

EDS Mechanical

480 west Thompson Rd, Thompson

Esker Point Beach

900 Groton Long Point Rd, Groton

Farquhar Park

920 Gales Ferry Rd, Groton

Groton Long Point
68 Groton Long Point Rd, Groton

Groton Transfer Station

685 Flanders Rd, Groton

Harvest Moon

554 Liberty Hwy, Suite 4, Putnam

Millwood Creek Disc Golf 
160 Heather Glen Ln, Mystic

NAPA Auto Parts - Vandi Auto Supply 

340 School St,  Putnam

NAPA Auto Parts - Vandi Auto Supply 

392 Providence Rd, Brooklyn

Plainfield Recreation Center

482 Norwich Rd, Plainfield

Plainfield Town Hall

8 Community Ave, Plainfield

Pomfret Town Hall

5 Haven Rd, Pomfret Center

Poquonnock Plains Park

1 Central Ave, Groton

Putnam Dog Park

18 Kennedy Dr, Putnam

Putnam Police Dept.

189 Church St, Putnam

Samuel McClellan House

 Rt 171, Woodstock

Shagbark Lumber

21 Mt Panassus Rd, East Haddam

St. Edmund's Retreat

1 Enders Island, Mystic

Sutton Park

185 Fort Hill Rd,  Groton

The Arc Eastern Connecticut

125 Sachem St, Norwich

22 Rte 171, Woodstock

687 Cook Hill Rd, Danielson

The Lofts at Cargill Falls Mill

58 Pomfret St, Putnam

Thompson Transfer Station 

85 Pasay Rd, Thompson

Union Transfer Station

1024 Buckley Hwy, Union

Waterford Transfer Station

1000 Hartford Turnpike, Waterford

Weeks Lane

1 Weeks Lane, Dayville

Woodstock Transfer Station

49 Paine District Rd, Woodstock


30 Center Pkwy, Plainfield

Bear Hands Brewing Company

75 Main St, Putnam
Berkshire Bank 
536 Providence Road, Brooklyn

596 Hartford Pike, Dayville

108 Salem Turnpike, Norwich

Foster Corp

45 Ridge Rd, Putnam


349 Lake Rd, Dayville
Centreville Bank 
401 Voluntown Road, Griswold

40 High St, Norwich

Day Kimball Medical Group

7 Kennedy Drive, Putnam

Dr. Kimbal Sheffield's Medical Office

1040 N. Main St, Dayville

Foster Delivery Science

36 Ridge Rd, Putnam

Gagnon Construction

241 Church St, Putnam

Gerardi Insurance

16 Pomfret St, Putnam

Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce

187 Main St, Norwich

Horsepower Cigar Lounge

601 Norwich-New London Tpke - Suite 7, Montville

Jewett City Savings Bank 
48 Norwich Road, Plainfield

233A Kennedy Drive, Putnam

McKenna’s Flowers

520 Boswell Avenue, Norwich

Moosup Fire Dept

37 S. Main St Moosup 

NE Department of Health 

69 S. Main Street, Brooklyn 


376 Hartford Tpke, Hampton 

10 Commerce Dr. Columbia 

14 Route 66, Columbia 

896 Main Street, Willimantic 

Tyler Square 1320 Main St, Willimantic Suite 27

Tyler Square 1320 Main St, Willimantic

562 Westcott Rd, Danielson 

79 Westfield Ave, Danielson 

NE Plasma

14 Highland Dr, Putnam

Putnam Cyclery

58 Pomfret St, Putnam

Putnam Elks

64 Edmond St Putnam 

Roger’s Corp

1 Technology Dr, Rogers

Rol-Vac LP

207 Tracy Rd, Dayville

Rose City Financial Services

210 CT-32 #104, Franklin


30 Rock Avenue, Danielson

The Connection

67 Church St, Norwich

The Hale YMCA

9 Technology Dr, Putnam

Hometown Bank

148 CT-171, Woodstock

The Stomping Ground

132 Main St, Putnam

UCFS Norwich

47 Town St, Norwich

UCFS Plainfield 

120-122 Plainfield Rd, Moosup

Vineyard Valley Golf Club

34 Brayman Hollow Rd, Pomfret'

Willimantic Brewing Company

967 Main Street, Willimantic

Winchester Interconnect

349 Lake Rd, Dayville

Bin Locations
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