Braintree Recycling: Special Collection & E-Waste
E-Waste is a growing issue, and residents should be aware of the impact electronic products have on our environment. For example, Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs) contain lead, are found in TVs and monitors, and are prohibited from normal trash collection.
The Town sponsors events each year. TVs, computers/monitors, electronics, dehumidifiers, ACs, etc. are being collected by The Friends of the Library at the Household Hazardous Waste events at the Recycling Center on Ivory Street. Next event: April 25, 2015 and September 26, 2015. 9 AM - Noon. Nominal charges apply.
Appliances & Metal Items are collected 1 week per month. To arrange for pickup, call Sunrise Scavenger at least 48 hours prior to your trash day @ 617-361-8000. If calling after office hours, leave your address, inclusive of "Braintree" & state the day of the week that your trash is collected & what items(s) you are putting out for pickup.
TVs/Small Appliances - Best Buy Braintree location will accept TV's and other electronics. Call 781-848-1100 for information.
Cell Phones - Accepted at the Best Buy Braintree location. Call 781-848-1100 for information.
Chemicals/Hazardous Waste - Braintree residents can dispose of hazardous materials and TV's at the Clean Harbors site, 1 Hill Avenue, off of Quincy Avenue, March through November 28. Please call 781-380-7177 for more information, cost and directions. (Saturdays - 8AM to Noon)
Propane tanks are acceptable at the Recycling Drop-Off Center (two per resident). NO STICKER REQUIRED.
Curbside Yardwaste will be picked up on your regular trash day. Spring: weeks of April 20 & 27 and May 4,11, 18, & 25. Fall: weeks of October 18 & 26 and November 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30. Pickup begins at 7 a.m. Kindly note that 32-35 gal capacity barrels or brown leaf bags should be used; no plastic bags will be collected. Stickers to use the recycling-trash drop-off center and the leaf compost site are available at the Treasurer’s Office in Town Hall. Please bring your car registration with you. For information, call 781-794-8130.
Christmas Trees: Pickup scheduled for the weeks of December 29, 2014 & January 5, 2015 on your trash day. After that please drop off at 225 Plain St. Compost Site. Open: April 1-January 31: Wednesday - Sunday 7:15 AM - 2:45 PM. Trash sticker needed.
Closed: February & March