Disposal Fees, Hours and Locations

In addition to WEEKLY curbside recycling and kitchen compost collection, WEEKLY trash collection, and a Transfer Station, the Town of Manchester-by-the-Sea offers the following disposal options to residents:

Drop options for Hard-to-Dispose of Items, see chart below. All disposal stickers and passes must be purchased in advance from the Town Clerk's office.

Some collections occur in other locations, such as the Highway Garage, and Town Hall; DPW Office and BOH Office, see chart below or call DPW Office at 978-526-1242 for more information. 

Hazardous Waste Collection - please call BOA on 978-526-7385 with questions.

CONSTRUCTION WASTE:                                                                                                                                                                                     
CURBSIDE ONLY - a small amount if entirely contained within an orange trash bag. None at the Transfer Station

Material Cost Disposal Location Limits
Large Item $5 Curbside 1 item
Refrigerator, Freezer, AC unit, Dehumidifer $20 Transfer station 1 item
Car one trip pass - see above regarding construction waste $25 Transfer station 1 trip
Pickup truck one trip pass - see above regarding construction waste $50 Transfer station 1 trip
TV/Computer Screens < 27" $10 Transfer station 1 item
TV/Computer Screens > 27" $15 Transfer station 1 item
Laptops $10 Transfer station 1 item
CPU (Unit only) Free Transfer station - metal pile 1 item
Motor Oil Free Highway garage - Wed. only 5 gallons
Hazardous Waste Varies Waste water treatment plant 978-526-7385

Disposal Locations and Hours:



Transfer Station
201 Pine Street 
Wednesday 7:30am - 3:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 3:00pm

Highway Garage
85 Rear Pleasant Street

Waste Water Treatment Plant
12 Church Street

Compost Site
School Street
Thursday 9:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday  9:00am - 3:00pm