Recycling Drop Off Center

Recycling Drop Off Center

The Recycling Drop Off Center will be open 8am – noon for the following Saturdays in 2019:

  • April 13
  • May 11 (including chipping)
  • June 8
  • August 3rd (Household Hazardous Waste ONLY)
  • September 14
  • October 12 (document shredding available on this day)
  • November 9 (includes chipping)

Bring proof of residency to the center, located at the DPW Barn at the end of Winter Street (38 Winter Street).

Chipping (during the recycle center hours)

  • May 11, 2019 (chipping and recycling)
  • November 9, 2019 (chipping and recycling)

There is a $10 minimum fee for small chipping loads.  Larger loads will be charged accordingly.

Shredding Paper Documents is scheduled for Saturday, October 12 at the DPW Barn (Winter Street) from 8am to noon.

Seasonal Curbside Yard Waste will take place on the following weeks:

  • 2019May 6 – May 10, Nov 4 – Nov 8, Nov 18 – Nov 22

Please place leaves, grass, wood chips and all other easily raked materials in paper yard waste bags at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on your normal trash collection day.

For more information, call 978-897-1317


Fee Schedule*

PAYMENT: The drop off center can accept debit and credit cards along with checks made payable to the Town of Maynard will be accepted at the Drop Off Center.    All receipts will be emailed directly to the resident.

  • Tires with no rim – $10
  • Tires on the rim – $15
  • Truck tires – $18
  • Ranges and other “white” goods – $20
  • Items containing chlorofluorocarbons – $25 (refrigerators, air conditioners, etc.)
  • Car batteries – $13
  • Empty propane tanks – $8
  • Microwave ovens – $10
  • CRTs (cathode ray tubes)  – $18 (computer displays, televisions, etc.)
  • Gas powered equipment – $15 (mowers, snowblowers, etc.)
  • CPU (computers) – $8
  • Other metal items – $10  (minimum fee)
* The above fees are subject to change. Revised 1-Sep-2015



For Other Stuff…

Some items can be disposed of curbside, but require stickers:

$10.00 of Stickers:   Futon w/mattress, mattress with box spring, Sofa 4”, Wooden Table, Dresser (each weighing less than 38 lbs).   NOTE: Each piece requires $10 worth of stickers.  For example a mattress with box spring would require $20 of stickers.

$2.00 of Stickers: Porcelain toilet, Mirror w/no frames, rolled and tied carpet (4’ feet long & less than 38 lbs.) Wooden kitchen chair, arm chair (less than 75 lbs.)  NOTE: Each piece requires $2 worth of stickers.

Household Hazardous Waste: Please visit the Household Hazardous Waste page for more information.   Occasionally the DPW runs a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day.  Please visit that page for details.  (For 2018 this is scheduled for August 11th.)

(If you have any questions or concerns, please call DPW at 978-897-1317.)

Are you looking to get rid something not on this list?   Take a look at our “How Can I Get Rid Of…” page.

Boy Scouts Electronics Recycling Program – February and October.  Please call 978-760-6299 for information or to schedule a home pick up.