Introduction

Nearly all Massachusetts cities and towns offer their residents the opportunity to recycle waste materials and safely management hazardous household products. To learn more about opportunities and programs in or near your community:

This page also provides how-to information on reducing waste and donating, reusing or recycling specific materials and products.

Alphabetical List of Municipal Recycling Programs

Selecting from this list will link you to your community's official recycling or solid waste web site, a district or regional web site providing information about recycling services available to residents of your community, or Earth 911 if no local or regional web site is available.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

Please Note: MassDEP does its best to keep these links up to date. If you encounter one that isn't working, please email: ann.mcgovern@state.ma.us


A


Abington - South Shore Recycling Cooperative
Acton - Town Transfer Station
Acushnet - Recycling in Acushnet
Adams - Department of Public Works
Agawam - Trash & Recycling
Alford - Town Transfer Station
Amesbury - Recycling & Waste Information Guide
Amherst - Recycling & Solid Waste
Andover - Town Recycling Program
Aquinnah (Gay Head) - Martha's Vineyard Refuse Disposal District
Arlington - Trash & Recycling
Ashburnham - Department of Public Works
Ashby - Recycling Center & Transfer Station
Ashfield - Town Transfer Station
Ashland - Trash & Recycling
Athol - Transfer & Recycling Center
Attleboro - City Recycling Program
Auburn - DPW Solid Waste Division
Avon - Recycling Information
Ayer - Recycling Committee

B


Barnstable - Transfer Station & Recycling Division
Barre - Town Transfer Station
Becket - Town Transfer Station
Bedford - Refuse & Recycling Information
Belchertown - Department of Public Works
Bellingham - Curbside Pickup Information
Belmont - Recycling & Trash Information
Berkley - Town Transfer Station
Berlin - Town Transfer Station
Bernardston - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Beverly - Trash & Recycling Information
Billerica - Trash & Recycling Information
Blackstone - Board of Health
Blandford - Board of Health
Bolton - Transfer Station & Recycling Center
Boston - City Recycling Program
Bourne - Recycling & Composting
Boxborough - Town Transfer Station
Boxford - Recycling Committee
Boylston -  Recycling & Disposal Options
Braintree - Trash & Recycling
Brewster - Recycling Center Information
Bridgewater - Town Transfer Station
Brimfield - Recycling Information
Brockton - Department of Public Works
Brookfield - Board of Health
Brookline - Sanitation & Recycling
Buckland - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Burlington - Trash & Recycling


C


Cambridge - Recycling Information
Canton - Recycling Department
Carlisle - Town Transfer Station
Carver - Area Transfer Stations
Charlemont - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Charlton - Board of Health
Chatham - ChathamRecycles.org
Chelmsford - Recycling & Solid Waste
Chelsea - Rubbish, Recycling & Yard Waste
Cheshire - Health & Human Services
Chester - Board of Health
Chesterfield - Town Transfer Station
Chicopee - Recycling Information
Chilmark - Board of Health
Clarksburg - Recycling & Disposal Options
Clinton - Department of Public Works
Cohasset - South Shore Recycling Cooperative
Colrain - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Concord - Trash & Recycling
Conway - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Cummington - Board of Health

D


Dalton - Town Transfer Station
Danvers - Recycling & Refuse Collection
Dartmouth - Solid Waste & Recycling Division
Dedham - Recycling & Solid Waste Services
Deerfield - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Dennis - Transfer Station & Recycling Center
Devens - Community Services: Recycling Drop-Off
Dighton - Health Department
Douglas - Recycling Committee
Dover - Recycling Home Page
Dracut - Trash & Recycling
Dudley - Recycling & Disposal Options
Dunstable - Transfer Station
Duxbury - Town Transfer Station

E


East Bridgewater - Solid Waste & Recycling Information
East Brookfield - Solid Waste Department
Eastham - Department of Public Works
Easthampton - Trash & Recycling
East Longmeadow - Waste Reduction Program
Easton - Municipal Waste Management
Edgartown - Martha's Vineyard Refuse Disposal District
Egremont - Town Contact List
Erving - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Essex - Town Transfer Station
Everett - Department of Public Works

F


Fairhaven - Board of Health
Fall River - Recycling Information
Falmouth - DPW Waste Management Facility
Fitchburg - Rubbish & Recycling
Florida - Recycling & Disposal Options
Foxborough - Trash & Recycling
Framingham - Department of Public Works
Franklin - Town Recycling Committee
Freetown - Curbside Trash & Recycling

 


G


Gardner - Trash & Recycling
Gay Head (Aquinnah) - Martha's Vineyard Refuse Disposal District
Georgetown - Trash & Recycling Contacts
Gill - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Gloucester - Recycling & Trash Information
Goshen - Refuse Disposal & Recycling Center
Gosnold - Recycling & Disposal Options
Grafton - Trash & Recycling
Granby - Landfill Department
Granville - Town Transfer Station
Great Barrington - Town Recycling Center
Greenfield - Town Transfer Station
Groton - Town Transfer Station
Groveland - Board of Health

H


Hadley - Transfer Station
Halifax - Recycling & Solid Waste Department
Hamilton - Recycling & Refuse Information
Hampden - Board of Health
Hancock - Recycling & Disposal Options
Hanover - South Shore Recycling Cooperative
Hanson - Recycling Program
Hardwick - Hardwick Recycles
Harvard - Department of Public Works
Harwich - Town Transfer Station
Hatfield - Department of Public Works
Haverhill - Health & Inspections
Hawley - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Heath - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Hingham - Transfer Station
Hinsdale - Recycling & Disposal Options
Holbrook - Department of Public Works
Holden - Recycling & Trash
Holland - Waste Removal
Holliston - Recycling & Solid Waste
Holyoke - Department of Public Works
Hopedale - Recycling Information
Hopkinton - Town Recycling Committee
Hubbardston - Board of Health
Hudson - Department of Public Works
Hull - Recycling Information
Huntington - Board of Health
Hyannis (Barnstable) - Transfer Station & Recycling Division

I


Ipswich - Recycling & Trash

J K


Kingston - South Shore Recycling Cooperative

L


Lakeville - Town Transfer Station
Lancaster - Town Recycling Center
Lanesborough - Frequently Asked Questions
Lawrence - Recycling Program
Lee - Recycling Committee
Leicester - Recycling Center
Lenox - Recycling Information
Leominster - Rubbish & Recycling
Leverett - Town Transfer Station
Lexington - Environmental Services
Leyden - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Lincoln - Recycling Information
Littleton - Transfer Station
Longmeadow - Trash & Recycling
Lowell - Solid Waste & Recycling
Ludlow - Department of Public Works
Lunenburg - Recycling Information
Lynn - Department of Public Works
Lynnfield - Recycling Committee

M


Malden - Department of Public Works
Manchester-by-the-Sea - Trash & Recycling
Mansfield - Recycling Collection
Marblehead - Board of Health
Marion - Town Transfer Station
Marlborough - Department of Public Works
Marshfield - Trash & Recycling
Mashpee - Recycling
Mattapoisett - Trash & Recycling
Maynard - Recycling Drop-Off Center
Medfield - Department of Public Works
Medford - Recycling Information
Medway - Trash & Recycling
Melrose - Trash & Recycling
Mendon - Trash & Recycling
Merrimac - Trash & Recycling
Methuen - Recycling Information
Middleborough - Department of Public Works
Middlefield - Town Transfer Station
Middleton - Department of Public Works
Milford - Health Department
Millbury - Town transfer Station
Millis - Department of Public Works
Milton - Trash, Recycling & Yard Waste Information
Millville - Board of Health
Monroe - Recycling & Disposal Options
Monson - Board of Health
Montague - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Monterey - Town Transfer Station
Montgomery - Recycling & Disposal Options
Mount Washington - Waste Management

N


Nahant - Trash & Recycling
Nantucket - Department of Public Works
Natick - Recycling Center
Needham - Recycling & Transfer Station
New Ashford - Recycling & Disposal Options
New Bedford - DPW Solid Waste Division
New Braintree - Recycling & Disposal Options
Newbury - Town Transfer Station
Newburyport - Recycling, Energy & Sustainability
New Marlborough - Town Transfer Station
New Salem - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Newton - Recycling & Trash
Norfolk - DPW Solid Waste Division & Transfer Station
North Adams - City Transfer Station
North Andover - Solid Waste & Recycling
North Attleborough - Recycling Information
Northborough - Town Engineering Department
Northbridge - Recycling Center
North Brookfield - Town Recycling Center
Northfield - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Northhampton - Recycling Information
North Reading - Recycling & Solid Waste Division
Norton - Highway Department
Norwell - South Shore Recycling Cooperative
Norwood - Recycling Information

O


Oak Bluffs - Martha's Vineyard Refuse Disposal District
Oakham - Recycling & Disposal Options
Orange - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Orleans - Town Transfer Station
Otis - Town Transfer Station
Oxford - Recycling & Disposal Options

P


Palmer - Townwide Recycling
Paxton - Wachusett Watershed Regional Recycle Center
Peabody - Public Services
Pelham - Recycling & Disposal Options
Pembroke - Trash & Recycling
Pepperell - Recycling & Disposal
Peru - Recycling & Disposal Options
Petersham - Recycling & Disposal Options
Phillipston - Town Home Page
Pittsfield - Trash & Recyclables Collection
Plainfield - Recycling & Disposal Options
Plainville - Trash & Recycling
Plymouth - Recycling Information
Plympton - Town Transfer Station
Princeton - Wachusett Watershed Regional Recycling Center
Provincetown - Trash & Recycling

Q


Quincy - Waste & Recycling

R


Randolph - Trash & Recycling
Raynham - Transfer & Recycling Facility
Reading - Recycling Information
Rehoboth - Recycling & Disposal Options
Revere - Trash & Recycling Information
Richmond - Board of Health
Rochester - Transfer Station (Mattapoisett) & Trash Pick-Up
Rockland - South Shore Recycling Cooperative
Rockport - Transfer Station Division
Rowe - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Rowley - Recycling Information
Royalston - Department of Public Works
Russell - Earth 911
Rutland - Town Transfer Station

S


Salem - Recycling & Trash
Salisbury - Recycling Information
Sandisfield - Town Services
Sandwich - DPW Transfer Station
Saugus - Solid Waste/Recycling Department
Savoy - Recycling & Disposal Options
Scituate - DPW Transfer Station Division
Seekonk - Department of Public Works
Sharon - DPW Operations (Highway) Division
Sheffield - Town Transfer Station
Shelburne - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Sherborn - Recycling Information
Shirley - Department of Public Works
Shrewsbury - Solid Waste Management
Shutesbury - Recycling & Solid Waste
Somerset - Trash, Recycling, Yard Waste & Transfer Station
Somerville - Trash & Recycling Information
Southborough - Town Transfer Station
Southbridge - Trash & Recycling Program
South Hadley - Solid Waste Division
Southampton - Town Transfer Station
Southwick - DPW Solid Waste Division
Spencer - Town Transfer Station
Springfield - Department of Public Works
Sterling - Trash & Recycling
Stockbridge - Transfer Station
Stoneham - Recycling & Solid Waste Program
Stoughton - Rubbish Rules & Regulations
Stow - Board of Health
Sturbridge - Board of Health
Sudbury - Transfer Station & Recycling Center
Sunderland - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Sutton - Town Transfer Station
Swampscott - Board of Health
Swansea - Town Recycling Program

T


Taunton - Trash & Recycling
Templeton - Recycling & Disposal Options
Tewksbury - Trash & Recycling
Tisbury - Trash & Recycling Services
Tolland - Transfer Station & Recycling
Topsfield - Trash Collection & Recycling Information
Townsend - Board of Health
Truro - Town Transfer Station
Turners Falls (Montague) - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Tyngsboro - Recycling Committee
Tyringham - Town Transfer Station

U


Upton - Trash & Recycling
Uxbridge - Department of Public Works

V W


Wakefield - Refuse, Recycling & Yard Waste
Wales - Town Transfer Station
Walpole - Solid Waste & Recycling
Waltham - Recycling Department
Ware - Recycling & Disposal Options
Wareham - Recycling Department
Warren - Board of Health
Warwick - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Washington - Recycling & Disposal Options
Watertown - Department of Public Works
Wayland - Town Transfer Station
Webster - Highway Department
Wellesley - Recycling & Disposal Facility
Wellfleet - Recycling Information
Wendell - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Wenham - Department of Public Works
Westborough - Recycling & Trash Disposal
West Boylston - Trash & Recycling Information
West Bridgewater - Town Transfer Station
West Brookfield - Highway Department
Westfield - Bulk & Recycling Collection
Westford - Westford Recycling Commission
Westhampton - Town Transfer Station
Westminster - Town Web Site
West Newbury - Town Transfer Station
Weston - Recycling & Solid Waste
Westport - Landfill, Transfer Station & Recycling
West Springfield - Trash & Recycling Collection
West Stockbridge - Town Transfer Station
West Tisbury - Town Transfer Station
Westwood - Department of Public Works
Weymouth - Town Trash & Recycling Program
Whately - Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
Whitman - South Shore Recycling Cooperative
Wilbraham - Public Works Disposal & Recycling
Williamsburg - Town Transfer Station
Williamstown - Transfer Station
Wilmington - Recycling Information
Winchendon - Department of Public Works
Winchester - Transfer Station/Recycling Center
Windsor - Town Transfer Station
Winthrop - Trash & Recycling
Woburn - Recycling Information
Worcester - Trash & Recycling Information
Worthington - Disposal/Transfer Station
Wrentham - Recycling Department

X Y


Yarmouth - Solid Waste Disposal & Recycling Center

Z

How to Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

Recycling Specific Items & Materials

Searchable Recycling/Reuse Directories & Maps

  • Beyond the Bin
    Search by type of material and your location to find out where you can Massachusetts recycle, reuse or re-purpose items that don’t belong in your household recycling bin.
  • Earth 911
    Search by community name or ZIP code and type of waste to find out where to recycle or reuse specific types of items.
  • Permanent Waste Medication Kiosks in Massachusetts
    Use this interactive map to find a kiosk in your community where you can dispose of prescription drugs that are beyond their expiration dates or people in your household no longer need.
  • Where to Safely Dispose of Fluorescent Light Bulbs & Other Mercury Products
    Two interactive maps display locations where residents and small businesses may bring mercury-containing products for proper disposal.