Back to Departments




Braintree Recycling: Special Collection

Appliances & Large Household Metal Items - To arrange for pickup, call Sunrise Scavenger at least 2-3 working days 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.

TV’s/Small Appliances Drop-off @ Household Hazardous Waste NOT COLLECTED CURBSIDE.
These items may be disposed of FOR A SMALL FEE at the Town’s Household Hazardous Waste events that are held twice a year. The proceeds go to the Library (after the disposal costs have been paid).
The next drop-off collection is April 29, 2017. Gates open at 9AM and close at Noon. The location is the Town’s Recycling Center, 257 Ivory Street (across from the “T’).

Best Buy/Braintree (781-848-1100) accepts TV’s and computers at a charge of $25 per peice, year round. BestBuy accepts only up to 32” TV’s (flat screen or older styles).

Goodwill Industries ( call local store for info: 617-745-4144.


Cell Phones - Accepted at the Best Buy Braintree location. Call 781-848-1100 for information.

Chemicals/Hazardous Waste - As an alternative to the Town's Household Hazardous Waste events, 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 (8:00AM - Noon). Please call 781-380-7177 for more information and exact dates, cost and directions. (Saturdays - 8AM to Noon)

April 29, 2017, 9:00AM - NOON, Recycling Center, 257 Ivory Street, Across from T.



Propane Tanks
Local hardwares will take tanks at no charge, including Richmond and Curry Hardware. Propane tanks are acceptable at the Recycling Drop-Off Center (two per resident). BRAINTREE RESIDENTS ONLY.

Curbside Yardwaste will be picked up on your regular trash day. Weeks of April 24 and May 1, 8, 15 & 22. Pickup begins at 7 a.m. Kindly note that 32-35 gal capacity barrels (#50 limit) or brown leaf bags should be used; no plastic bags or brush (limbs, shrubs or branches) will be collected. Stickers to use the recycling-trash drop-off center and the leaf compost site are available at the Collector’s Office in Town Hall. Please bring your car registration with you. For  information, call 781-794-8130.

Yardwaste & Brush can also be dropped off at the Plain Street Compost Site from April through January, 7:15am - 2:45pm, Wednesday through Sunday. Trash Sticker Required. Call 781-794-8950 for additional information. CLOSED FEBRUARY & MARCH.

Christmas, 2017
Up to 3 bags of extra trash may be placed curbside during the week of December 25, 2017 & the week of January 1, 2018.

Christmas Trees: Curbside Pickup scheduled for weeks of January 1st and week of January 8th.