Transfer Station / Recycling Center

smart recycling guide


Learn what can be recycled on the Recycle Smart website!  

Residential Permit Fees

Permit Type
First Permit $270
2nd regular permit $20
SMART permit $70
2nd SMART permit $10
Replacement Permit $15
Low-Income Permit $30
One-Day Permit $50

Commercial Permit Fees

Permit Type
First Permit for Commercial Trash Haulers $300
Each Additional Permit $225
All Other Commercial Vehicles $225

*Permits for new residents only will be prorated to $67.00 after October 1st. New residents can not be listed on town Census prior to July 1st to qualify for prorated rate.

Items That Require An Additional Fee

  • Minimum scale charge: $10
  • Commercial solid waste: $150 per ton
  • Commercial brush / trees / limbs: $185 per ton
  • Commercial mixed: $175 per ton
  • Commercial compost: $50 per ton
  • Commercial bulky metal: $65 per ton
  • Building and demolition debris: $210 per ton
    • Defined as materials from construction, renovation, demolition, or wood of any kind
    • Demolition debris may not exceed 42 inches in length
    • All wood and plastic fencing and landscape materials
    • Large quantities of clean gypsum wallboard are banned per the State of Massachusetts, and must be recycled at a C&D facility
  • Freon units: $15 (air conditioner, dehumidifier, freezer, refrigerator, water, or wine cooler)
  • Appliances: $10 (clothes dryer, clothes washer, dishwasher, heating unit oil or gas, hot water heater, stove, oven, range, trash compactor)
  • Tires: $5 (18 inches or less)
  • Propane tanks: $5 (20 lbs only)
  • Television: $5 (laptops, TVs, monitors 5 inches to 16 inches)
  • Television: $15 (TVs, monitors 17 inches - 36 inches)
  • Television: $25 (TVs, monitors over 36 inches)
  • Mattress / box spring: $10 or $105 per ton on scale ($10 minimum)
  • Couch / loveseat / upholstered: $10 or $105 / ton on scale ($10 minimum)
  • Bundled roll of 4-by-6 foot carpet: $10
  • Rugs larger than 4-by-6 foot: $10 minimum or $105 per ton

Notice: all refuse must be acceptable waste as determined by the director of public works. If you're not sure, check the list of unacceptable items.