Braintree Drop-off Center
Robert Salvaggio Drop-Off Center of Braintree
Bob Salvaggio was a dedicated and committed resident of Braintree. For many years Bob championed recycling initiatives. To commemorate his civic pride and tireless work ethic, the Ivory Street Drop Off Center was renamed the Robert Salvaggio Drop-Off Center of Braintree in the Summer of 2007.
Located: Across from the Braintree T Station on Ivory Street
Hours: 7am-3pm, Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri & Sat -
Closed Wednesdays, Sundays and Holidays.
Phone: 781-794-8088 (Recycling/Trash Office, 85 Quincy Avenue)
ONE VISIT PER DAY.
Recycling : Residential recycling (with proof of residency) & textile donations accepted.
Recyclable Items Are:
All Paper (not contaminated by food):
All Colored & Construction Paper (staples/paper clips OK)
Newspapers, including inserts, Mail, Envelopes of all types, Cardboard
Paper Bags, Paperback Books, Telephone Books, & Magazines
Junk Mail, Brochures, Flyers, & Catalogues & Books (with hard covers removed)
Office Paper, Envelopes, File & Pendaflex Folders
Cereal, Shoe, Pasta, & Cracker Boxes, etc., (remove liners)
Milk & Juice Cartons
EMPTY food, paint and cosmetic aerosol cans (remove plastic lid)
Glass Bottles & Jars (all colors)
All Plastics (Numbered 1-7)
Soda, Juice, Water Bottles (glass or plastic)
Milk Jugs, Bleach, Detergent & Shampoo Bottles
Clean Food Containers - No Styrofoam
Tin and steel cans & lids (rinsed)
New Service - Rigid Plastics: Children's toys, pails, trash cans (plastic), landscape containers, etc. NO PVC Pipe or vinyl siding.
The following are not recyclable through Single Stream curbside pick-up:
No Plastic Bags (Please recycle bags at your supermarket)
No Window Glass, No Fabric, No Foam Packaging, No Styrofoam
No Recyclables Containing Food Waste
Clothing-Textile Donations (Trash sticker not required)
There is a Textile Collection Box on site. Textile recycling generates $ for Braintree, Saves $ on disposal fees, helps the environment and also saves room in your cart!
MassDEP BEYOND the BIN DIRECTORY
ALL OF THE FOLLOWING ARE ACCEPTED IN ANY CONDITION AS LONG AS THEY ARE CLEAN AND DRY
- Footwear: Shoes/Work & Dress Boots/Sneakers/High Heels/Cleats/Slippers/Flip Flops/Sandals
- Clothing: Jerseys/Sweaters/Sweatshirts/Tank Tops/Shorts/Coats/Suits /Gowns/Dresses/Blazers/Pants/Jeans/ Sweatpants/Skirts/Undergarments/Socks/Slips/Pajamas/Bathrobes
Accessories: Hats/Belts/Pocketbooks/Gloves/Duffle Bags/Ties/Scarves/Cloth Tote Bags
- Linens: Sheets/Blankets/Comforters/Pillows/Drapes/Dish & Bath Towels/ Tablecloths/Small Throw Rugs/Placemats/Napkins
- Stuffed Animals: Can be faded, or torn with missing accessories (such as whiskers, noses, etc.)
95% OF ALL TEXTILES CAN BE RECYCLED OR REUSED. DONATE OR RECYCLE, DON’T THROW IT IN THE TRASH
A valid driver's license with a Braintree address or a trash sticker is needed.
- Residential recycling
- Textile doantions accepted in special container.
One visit per day & must be a Braintree resident with current trash sticker affixed to vehicle.
A. Acceptable items:
- 2-3 barrels of bags of trash
- 2 pieces of bulk iteems (furniture & appliances)
- 3 (tied) bundles of wood or carpet (in 3 foot lengths)
A. Quantities over 3 bags/barrels or attic, garage, house cleanouts, not to exceed 500lbs. permitted only with the purchase of a $25 "One Load Permit" that is available at the Collector's Office/Town Hall (Mon., Wed., Fri. - 8:30am-4:30pm and Tue. and Thur. 8:00am-6:00pm). The One Load Permit is valid only at the Town's Drop-off site, not for use at the Covanta Trash Facility (where the trash trucks go). Permit is not transferable to another vehicle.
B. Disposal resource in addition to the Town's Drop-off Center Program
Covanta Trash Trashfer Facility/257 Ivory Street - To the right of the Town's Drop-off site.
781-843-6209 - Hours: 7AM-3PM/Monday through Saturday
Special pricing for Braintree residents: (Payment by credit card only)
Proof of residency required -- Up to 500 lbs. - $50 minimum charge
0ver 500 lbs., 10 cents per lb. charge