Transfer Station

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Recycling benefits the environment and Brookline! 

RECYCLE before you TRASH IT!

  1. Deposit Everyday Household Recyclables for FREE in the big green dumpsters on your right before driving to the trash compactor.
  2. Recycle Other Stuff at the Transfer Station
  3. Dispose of Hazardous Waste Responsibly

1. Deposit Everyday Household Recyclables for FREE.   

What Dumpster? Details
Mixed Paper (junk mail, catalogs, books, paper egg cartons) No plastic bags
Newspapers & Magazines                         No cardboard
Aluminum Beverage Cans Beverage cans only
Steel/Metal Cans No aerosol
Hard Plastics
Plastic food/drink, detergent containers,
Milk & juice cartons (#1 thru #7)
No plastic bags
Glass (Bottles, jars, with caps removed) No picture glass, auto glass, light bulbs, ceramics
Corrugated Cardboard No waxed cardboard or pizza boxes


2. Recycle More Stuff for FREE or see attendant to pay fee.

What Where Details
Ammunition Police Dept.  
Brush, unpainted, unstained, untreated wood Burn pile Less than 5" 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 Soiled items, rugs, pillows go in trash!








Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Jim Solinas Lead Attendant 673-4267
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