Recycling / Trash
2022-2023 BRAINTREE DROP-OFF CENTER INFORMATION
WWW.BRAINTREEMA.GOV/RECYCLING (781) 794-8088
257 Ivory Street (across from the Braintree T Station) Hours: 7:15 am-2:45 pm
Open Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri & Sat….Closed Wed, Sun, holidays & severe weather
RECYCLING: Additional Recycling: clothing, metal items and books accepted. Braintree Residents only with Trash Sticker or Proof of Residency
TRASH: CURRENT TRASH STICKER REQUIRED
- One visit per day
- Trash Sticker MUST be affixed to front windshield, driver’s side – no exceptions….hand-held Trash Stickers cannot be accepted
- Up to three (3), 65-gallon bags accepted at no charge (90 gallon bags not permitted)
- *Construction & Demolition (C&D) material CANNOT be accepted…except up to three (3) bundles of tied wood, 3-4 ft in length (same rules as curbside)
- **Mattresses CANNOT be accepted at the Recycling Center…..curbside only. Call Sunrise Scavenger to schedule a pickup (617) 361-8000 (1-2 days in advance )
- ANY household material not bagged must pay an additional One-Load Permit Fee
- (New Rate: $30 per 300 lbs)……..All bags/containers subject to inspection
*NOTE….C&D Includes: windows, doors, flooring, roof materials, fencing, pallets, toilets, etc. – any non-household trash item per NEW, MA Dept. of Environmental Protection Regulations
**NOTE….Curbside Collection for residents who pay the Trash Fee only, per NEW, MA Dept. of Environmental Protection Regulations
PER FEDERAL LAW: REFRIGERATORS MUST HAVE ALL DOORS REMOVED BEFORE BEING PLACED CURBSIDE DUE TO PUBLIC/CHILD-SAFETY CONCERNS.
Remember to Recycle Right: No Plastic Bags, No Food or Liquids in Containers, No Hoses/Wires/Chains, No Textiles, and No Styrofoam. Kindly empty items loosely into the recycling cart. To see if a specific item is recyclable or not, go to www.recyclesmart.org
Please Recycle Smart !
The Most Important Part of Recycling is YOU!
Contaminated Recycling = Increased Costs
Recycling should be loose - NOT in paper bags or plastic bags.
Click here for updated Recycling Information:MA DEP Mandate
The Town of Braintree provides Trash/Recycling Services to the Single Family homes (up to 4 units), who pay the annual trash fee.
Please be considerate of school age children, people walking and any residents having to use wheelchairs, and keep a path open on your sidewalks when you put your trash out.
THE TOWN OF BRAINTREE DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY KIND OF TRASH SERVICE FOR CONDOMINUMS/APARTMENTS. However, Recycling Services are available at the Residential Drop Off Center. Click here to see what to Recycle Condominium/Apartment Information: Condominium/Apartment Information:
The Town of Braintree does not provide Trash or Recycling services for Commercial/Business residents.
Curbside Pick-Up Reminders
Please remember, missed trash or recycling pick-ups, or to schedule a pick-up of appliances, call Sunrise Scavenger - Customer Service 617-361-8000. For appliances OR MATTRESSES/BOX SPRINGS, a minimum notice of 2 to 3 working days is needed. Missed pick-ups should be called into Sunrise Scavenger within 24 hours.
Weekly Curbside Trash & Recycling Pickup Schedules
Just a reminder...all trash and recycling needs to be placed curbside either the night before, or prior to 7 a.m. Collection time is subject to change due to a variety of reasons such as equipment problems.
Also, your carts should not be set out before 7:00 the night prior to the collection and carts should be removed from the curb within 24 hours of your set out