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Reduce, Reuse and Buy Recycled
Hazardous Waste
Mercury Disposal
Brochures & Guides
School Resources
Frequently Asked Questions
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Franklin County Solid Waste District
Franklin County, Massachusetts 
New Salem 

Transfer Station Information
Curbside Pickup No
Transfer Station Yes
     Location 20 Blueberry Hill Rd., New Salem MA 01355
     Hours Wed. 3 - 7 p.m.
Sat. 8 a.m. - 4  p.m.
Per Bag Fee $20 annual sticker, plus $1.50 per bag
Stickers/Bags Source Transfer Station

General Recycling (Paper and Containers)

Other Recyclables
Pellet Bags  Yes  Free
Scrap Metal Yes
White Goods Yes Stoves $10
          with CFCs: Yes Refrigerators, freezers, a/c. Fee applies.
Tires No May be taken to Wendell t.s.; fee applies.
Bulky Waste Yes $5-20, depending on item.
CRTs and TVs Yes May be taken to Wendell t.s.; fee applies.
Construction/Demolition Yes $2 per cubic feet. Minimum charge $2. 
Leaves/Yard Waste No
Food Composting Yes
Christmas Trees No
Brush No
Textiles/Clothing Yes Salvation Army box
Swap Yes Books, appliances

Hazardous Materials
Motor Oil  No 
Oil filters No
Anti-Freeze No
Auto Batteries No May be taken to Wendell t.s.; fee applies.
Household Batteries Yes
Paint No
Fluorescent Bulbs Yes
Ballasts No
Thermometers Yes
Thermostats Yes
Switches No
20-lb BBQ Tanks No May be taken to Wendell t.s.; fee applies.
Small  LP Tanks No
Larger LP Tanks No


Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
50 Miles Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
Tel: (413) 772-2438
MA Relay for the hearing impaired: 711 or 1-800-439-2370 (TTY/TDD)
Fax: (413) 772-3786
Staff email addresses

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