Transfer Station/Recycling Center

Location
15 McKay Avenue Rear


Phone:
781-721-7178

Hours:
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 8:00am - 3:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 3:00pm
Thursday 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm

Residential Permit Fees

First Permit $190.
Each Additional Permit $30.
Replacement Permit $15.
Low-Income Permit $30.
One Day Permit $50.

Commercial Permit Fees

First Permit for Commerical Trash Haulers $300.
For each additional permit $190.
All other Commerical Vehicles $190 


*Permits for new residents only will be prorated to $95.00 after July 1st and $47.50 after October 1st. New Residents can not be listed on Town Census prior to July 1st to qualify for prorated rate.

Applications

Transfer Station Application

Replacement Transfer Station Application

Transfer Station Exception

Low Income eligibility requirements

 

Items That Require An Additional Fee

MINIMUM SCALE CHARGE: $10

COMMERCIAL SOLID WASTE: $102/TON

COMMERCIAL BRUSH/TREES/LIMBS: $175/TON

COMMERCIAL MIXED: $175/TON

COMMERCIAL COMPOST: $40/TON

COMMERCIAL BULKY METAL: $65/TON

BUILDING & DEMOLITION DEBRIS: $200/TON (Defined as materials from construction, renovation, demolition or wood of any kind. Demolition debris may not exceed 42" in length. All wood and plastic fencing and landscape materials. Large quantities of Clean Gypsum Wallboard are banned per the State of Massachusetts, and must be recycled at a C&D facility.)

FREON UNITS: $15.00 (air conditioner, dehumidifier, freezer, refrigerator, water or wine cooler)

APPLIANCES: $10.00 (clothes dryer, clothes washer, dishwasher, heating unit oil or gas, hot water heater, stove, oven, range, trash compactor)

TIRES: $5.00 (18 inches or less)

PROPANE TANKS: $5.00 (20 LBS ONLY)

TELEVISION: $5.00 (laptops, TVs, monitors 5"-16")

TELEVISION: $15.00 (TVs, monitors 17"-36")

TELEVISION: $25.00 (TVs, monitors over 36")


NOTICE: ALL REFUSE MUST BE ACCEPTABLE WASTE AS DETERMINED BY THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS.

Not sure? Check the list of unacceptable items below.

New Fees as of February 1st 2014:

Mattress/Boxspring $10 or $102/ton on scale ($10 minimum)

Couch/Loveseat/Upholstered $10 or $102/ton on scale ($10 minimum)

Bundled Roll of 4' x 6' Carpet $10.  Rugs larger than 4'x6' are $10.00 minimum or $102.00 per ton.

 

 

Unacceptable Items Include

Asphalt Bricks, Concrete

Stone, Solidfill, Rocks

Slate, Granite, Gasoline

Diesel, Kerosene, Camp Fuel

Oil Paint, Oil Stain, Enamel

Lacquer, Chemicals, Oil Barrels, or Tanks

Chain Link Fence, Tree Stumps

Hazardous Waste

***Remember! Some "unacceptable" items can be disposed of on certain specified Hazardous Waste Days. Contact the Board of Health at 781-721-7121 for more information.


 

Items to Recycle

In October 2012, the Transfer Station implented "SSR" containers or Single Stream Recycling, which means collecting (acceptable) paper, plastics, glass contianers and metal cans together.  So you, the resident, no longer need to sort those things at home.  You may combine such articles and bring them together,to dump together into a single SSR compactor.

Zero Sort Containers, Acceptable Items:

• Newspapers, etc. (newspapers, magazines, cataglogs, paper bags, office paper, computer pater, corrugated cardboard, phone books, junk mail, cereal, cracker and shoe boxes, and similar items.)

• Plastic bottles, etc. (Plastic bottles labeled #1 through #7, milk/water jugs, detergent bottles, deposit and non-deposit beverage cans, metal food cans, aluminum trays and foil, etc.)

• Glass bottles and jars (Glass bottles and jars.)

 


CRT CONTAINER-ACCEPTABLE ITEMS:
Television sets, computer monitors, oscilloscopes, etc.


Items Not To Recycle

Plastic bags, boxes containing solid Styrofoam or Styrofoam packing materials, waxed paper or waxed cardboard, waxed juice, milk, or ice cream containers. No soiled papers, food-coated boxes, or trash in the paper containers.

Plastic bags, motor oil jugs, containers over 2 gallons, chemical, hazardous waste, or other large metal/plastic objects.

Window or auto glass, light bulbs, dishes, glasses, Pyrex, ceramics, or broken glass.


Leaves and Brush Area Rules

 

Leaves Area - Dispose only these items:  leaves, grass, pine needles, weeds, annuals, sod, hay, mulch, pumpkins, house plants, flowering plants

Branch Area - Disponse only these items:  brush, branches, limbs, logs (5" diameter maximum), shrubs, fire wood, Christmas trees

DO NOT LEAVE THESE ITEMS - plastic bags, pots, containers, household waste, rocks, concrete, bricks, lumber, fence posts, tembers, tree stumps, Christmas wreaths, garland.  Violation of these rules may result in loss of the privilege to use the transfer station.

 


 

 

 
 
 
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