Recycling / Trash

Recycling/Trash 2022-2023 Calendar

2022-2023 BRAINTREE DROP-OFF CENTER INFORMATION

                                                EFFECTIVE 7/1/2022

                                  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

 

                                                       IMPORTANT

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

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Contaminated Recycling = Increased Costs

Recycling should be loose - NOT in paper bags or plastic bags.

Click here for updated Recycling Information:MA DEP Mandate

Residential Information:

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.

Condominium/Apartment Information:

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 

Commercial/Business 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 SchedulesClip Art of Clock

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