Per the Department of Environmental Protection's Municipal Solid Waste regulations, certain items cannot be put in orange bags that is picked up curbside or dropped at the Transfer Station. Some of the items below go to the Hazardous Waste Collection, held in April each year, see the Board of Health's guidelines or call: 978-526-7385. Some of these items can be dropped off separately at the Transfer Station for recycling and proper disposal; click link below for more information and please see the transfer station attendant on arrival.
The following list of items cannot be put in orange trash bags or recycling bins:
Oil Based Paint
Lithium, Nickel Cadmium and Button Batteries (DPW Office, Town Hall)
Mercury Based Products - Fluorescent bulbs (Transfer Station, see attendant)
Some Inorganic Materials
Roofing and Asbestos
Organic and Bio Hazard Material
Tires (Requires private disposal - call 978-526-1242 for local options)
Auto Batteries (Requires private disposal - call 978-526-1242 for local options)
For more information on banned waste, curbside trash, kitchen composting or recycling, please call 978-526-1242.