Drop-off Center Services - Recycling

Single Stream Recycling
  1. For Additional Recycling Information clik here:  BEYOND THE BIN 
  2. Recycling - Shredded Paper:  If you want to recycle shredded paper you can just 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(Shredded paper can no longer be put into your recycle cart.  It must be placed in your trash if picked up curbside. )
  3. Recycling - Metals  Acceptable Items:  lawn mowers (empty tanks only), metal shelves, empty propane tanks, grills, tools, swing sets, appliances without Freon, etc.
  4. Recycling - Rigid Plastics  Acceptable Items:  Buckets with metal handles, laundry baskets, lawn furniture, toys, plastic coolers, shelving, pet carriers, trash barrels, plastic flower pots (no soil), 5 gallon containers, etc.
  5. Recycling - Mercury Products Acceptable Items: Thermostats, glass thermometers, fluorescent & halogen bulbs.
  6. Recycling - Books:  Acceptable items:  gently used books, DVDs, CDs, Records, Video games, comic books, baseball cards.   Non-Acceptable items: Encyclopedias, magazines, newspapers, wet/moldy/damaged items, cassettes, VHS tapes, picture tube TVs, CRT computer monitors.
  7. Recycling - Textiles/Clothing Acceptable items  BEYOND THE BIN:  (any condition as long as they are clean & dry)  footwear, clothing, hats, belts, linens stuffed animals, etc.
  8. Returnable Bottles/Cans - The Braintree Scout Troup #22 collects returnable bottles and cans to help support their programs.