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Effective July 1, 2012 the Town will offer an additional option for residents to dispose of their 'bulky' items.  (Bulky items are individual items that are too large to fit into the household trash cart.)  The Town will provide a dumpster at the Winter St. Compost Facility for residents to dispose of their bulky items free of charge. Residents still seeking curbside pickup must purchase a sticker ($25 cash only) for each item being disposed of and then contact the DPW to request the pickup.

How to Drop Off an Item:

  • Residents must have a yellow Compost Facility Resident Sticker to enter the facility.  To obtain a sticker please bring your vehicle registration to the DPW office Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00am and 3:00pm.  There is no cost for the sticker and it does not expire.
  • The facility will be open on Saturdays year-round from 10am - 3:30pm.
  • Residents will be limited to three (3) bulky items per week.
  • An additional attendant will be on-site to monitor the disposal of items.
  • A dumpster will be available for most items.  Metals and white goods (appliances) will be diverted to a separate area to be recycled.

How to Schedule a Pickup:
  • Purchase a sticker ($25 cash only) at the Town Hall payment window (Treasurers Office) for each item to be picked up.
  • Residents will be limited to three (3) bulky items per week.
  • White goods (appliances), TV's, computer monitors and metal items are picked up on Fridays.  All other bulky items are picked up on Mondays.
  • Contact the DPW (7:00am - 3:00pm, Monday through Friday) at 781-762-1413 to request the pickup.  Calls received by noon on Thursday (for Friday's pickup) or noon on Friday (for Monday's pickup) will be scheduled for the next pickup day.  
  • Place the stickered item(s) curbside prior to your scheduled pickup date.   

What types of items can be disposed of?
Items such as mattresses, couches, bureaus and bicycles would be considered 'bulky' items.  Trash bags or boxes filled with materials would not be considered 'bulky' and are not eligible for either curbside pickup or disposal at the Winter St. facility.  A more extensive list of items and disposal options can be found by selecting 'Documents' > 'Public Works' > 'Bulk Item Disposal Options', or click here Bulk Item Disposal Options
 
Residents are encouraged to do the following:
 
  • Take advantage of furniture/appliance companies who offer free disposal of mattresses, box springs and appliances (refrigerator, stove, dishwasher).
  • When hiring a contractor to perform work at your home ensure that he/she is responsible for the removal and disposal of any construction debris (windows, doors, carpeting, fencing). 

 

 



Last Updated on Monday, 10 November 2014 07:41
 

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