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Shredded Paper can no longer be put into your recycle cart. It must be placed in your trash cart. Shredded Paper cannot be recycled curbside, but can be taken to the Residential Drop-off Center at 257 Ivory Street. Please hand your bag to the attendant who will empty it into the special carts. Limit of two 15 gallon bags per visit. DO NOT place shredded paper in any other recycle container at the site.
Yardwaste is picked up curbside in the spring and again in the fall on your regular trash and recycling pickup day. (See FAQ #6)
The Town holds periodic Household Hazardous Waste events. Check the website for this year’s date.
Please contact our vendor Sunrise Scavenger directly at 617-361-8000 to report missed pickups.
Click this link to see how to Recycle Smart in Massachusetts
Weather Permitting, the Plain Street Compost site at 225 Plain Street has Winter Hours Monday through Friday from 8am to 2pm. From March 31, 2021 through January 31, 2022 hours are Wednesday to Sunday 7:15am-2:45pm. (Closed on Easter Sunday April 4, 2021)
PER MA DEP regulations, CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION materials CAN NOT BE PLACED CURBSIDE.
Construction material can not be put into your trash or recycling carts and it is not accepted at the Residential drop-off center. Construction and bulky waste including pressure treated wood, may be brought to:
TVs are not collected curbside and are not accepted at the Residential drop-off center. TVs are considered Hazardous Waste.
You may dispose of TVs at Best Buy, Clean Harbors, Willard’s Disposal Service, and McConnell Enterprises. Some of these do charge a small disposal fee.
Whenever a scheduled collection day falls on a holiday, that day’s collection and all remaining collections for the week will be delayed one day. Friday’s collection will be on Saturday. Holidays falling on Saturday do not change the schedule. Holidays falling on a Sunday will result in a one day delay, as Sunday holidays are celebrated on Monday.
No Trash Service (one day delay following the holiday):
Compost Bin Purchases are only available to Braintree Residents. Compost bins can be purchased for $25. at Treasurer/Collector’s Office at 1 JFK Memorial Drive, Braintree. The Treasurer/Collector’s Office will process your request and the Compost Bin will be delivered to your residence. Limit of 2 per year per address.