SOUTH SHORE RECYCLING COOPERATIVE

 

 
 
 

Abington Recycling Guide

Your town collects clean paper, cardboard, bottles and rigid containers in a 'single stream'.  To make sure you are recycling the right way - click here

To learn about other recycling & disposal options visit Recycling A - Z & Hazardous Waste. 


 TOO GOOD for the TRASH -  RECYCLE

PREPARATION  INCLUDEEXCLUDE
BULKY

Call Republic Services

1-800-659-1501 to schedule pickup

$35/item

mattresses, furniture

 

propane tanks

TVs

computers (see below)

no brush, plastic bags or anything else

SCRAP METAL

APPLIANCES

STYROFOAM®

YARD WASTE

Bring to compost site 
171 Groveland Street
Open many Saturdays, 9am - 2pm
April - November 

stoves, refrigerators, scrap metal, grills, bicycles, etc.

Styrofoam: clean and dry; click here for specs

leaves, grass, twigs, loose or in PAPER bags

 

TOO BAD for the TRASH -  DISPOSE OF PROPERLY

AVAILABLE TO ALL RESIDENTS.     Visit Recycling A - Z for other options.

AUTOMOTIVE

 

fluids, tires, auto batteries

ELECTRONICS

Bring to compost site or retailers

Computers, TVs - $10-20 fee, bring a check

Peripherals, stereos, VCRs, phones, faxes, copiers - N/C

Non-alkaline batteries to retailers

OTHER HAZARDOUS

Propane tanks tocompost site - $3 fee on site

Oil paint, stains, solvents, pesticides, pool chemicals, etc. to Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Mercury containing items, including fluorescent tubes: bring to BOH during business hours

Compact fluorescent bulbs - several retailers now take these back