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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 events: April 26, 2014 (nominal charges), and September 27, 2014. 9 AM - Noon.
TV’S – Accepted at Household Hazardous Waste Day (see schedule) and at the Best Buy Braintree location. Call 781-848-1100 for information.
Cell Phones - Accepted at the Best Buy Braintree location. Call 781-848-1100 for information.
New service: Residents may now take small amount of construction debris and cleanouts to the Covanta Trash Transfer Station and pay only 10 cents a pound rather than the minimum fee of $150. You need to use the same entrance as the trash trucks and go up the hill to the scale as the trash trucks do. PAYMENT IS BY CREDIT CARD ONLY. This is meant for small residential projects and is limited to one or two visits per week. Contractors need to pay the commercial rate of $150. For additional information call 781-843-6209 (Covanta Trash Transfer Station).
Hours: Mon-Sat, 7AM-3PM
Braintree residents can dispose of hazardous materials 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.
Propane tanks are acceptable at the Recycling Drop-Off Center (two per resident). NO STICKER REQUIRED.
Christmas Trees 2014 were collected Saturday January 4 & 11, 2014. After that please drop off at 225 Plain St. Compost Site. Open: April 1-January 31: Wednesday - Sunday 7:30 AM-12:30PM & 1:00- 2:45 PM. Trash sticker needed.
Closed: February & March
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.
Pickups for 2014 will be on your regular trash day by a special truck the weeks of Jan 6, Feb 3, Mar 3, Apr 7, May 5, Jun 2, Jul 7, Aug 4, Sep 8, Oct 6, Nov 3 and Dec 1, 2014. Please place items away from carts.