Transfer Station

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Recycling benefits the environment and Brookline! 

RECYCLE before you TRASH IT!

  1. Deposit Everyday Household Recyclables for FREE
  1. Recycle More Stuff for FREE

   3. PAY to Recycle SOME Items.

  1. Dispose of Hazardous Waste

1. Deposit Everyday Household Recyclables for FREE.   

What Details
Mixed Paper (junk mail, catalogs, books, paper egg cartons) No plastic bags
Newspapers & Magazines                          Brown paper bags  
Aluminum Beverage Cans Beverage cans only
Steel/Metal Cans  
Hard Plastics
Plastic food/drink, detergent containers,
Milk & juice cartons (#1 thru #7)
No plastic bags
Glass (Bottles, jars, window glass, ceramics) No picture glass
Corrugated Cardboard No soiled cardboard


2. Recycle More Stuff for FREE

What Where Details
Ammunition Police Dept.  
Brush, unpainted, unstained, untreated wood Burn pile Less than 6" diam; no stumps or logs in volume
Compost Compost pile  
Construction debris Construction dumpster Less than 5 pounds. FEE for other debris.
Medications Chain Pharmacy (CVS, Rite Aid) Do NOT flush medications!  For a small fee chain pharmacies provide disposal envelopes for prescription and OTC medications
Metal   Metal pile FEE for some items.
Oil Oil shed No cooking oil, gas, antifreeze
Paint - latex Trash Dry. Read Instructions
Propane tanks  Propane area 1 pound only. FEE for other sizes.
Sharps St. Joseph Hospital Place sharps in a sealed sharps container or liquid laundry detergent bottle.  Tape shut and mark "used sharps."  For more info, call 882-3000
Textiles/Clothing Salvation Army Dumpster Not soiled, no rugs, no pillows








Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Jim Solinas Lead Attendant 673-4267
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