SOUTH SHORE RECYCLING COOPERATIVE

 

 
 
 

Middleborough 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 - CURBSIDE RECYCLINGPREPARATION INCLUDEEXCLUDE

YARD WASTE

Composted into soil amendment, available to residents

loose or in PAPER bags

leaves, hay, grass clippings,  manure, cat litter

branches less than 3" thick

plastic bags

branches over 3" thick

anything else not specified

BULKY    

Fees apply to some items 

  mattresses, furniture, concrete, blacktop, homeowner construction waste no commercial waste

APPLIANCES

Fees apply to some items

remove glass panes, fluids stoves, refrigerators,  etc. engines, oil tanks, exhaust systems
SCRAP METAL remove appliance doors  large metal items: bikes, grills, windows, wiring, etc.   see attendant for propane tanks

ELECTRONICS  

Fees apply to some items

  Computers, TVs, a/v equipment, phones, copiers, rechargeable batteries  

AUTOMOTIVE  

Fees apply to some items

  straight motor oil, antifreeze, tires, car batteries other fluids to haz prod collection or retailer
MERCURY  disposal in trash is prohibited by law fluorescent tubes, thermometers/ thermostats  see below for swap information

PAINTS

STAINS

April 1-Oct 31

original containers, readable labels, tightly sealed

liquid latex/oil based paint, varnish, polyurethane, thinner, stripper, linseed oil mixtures, trash bags; other fluids to HHW Collection Event

BOOKS

Proceeds benefit local organizations

Big Hearted Books container 

hard cover books

commercial CDs, DVDs

video games, VHS tapes

CLOTHING

Proceeds benefit charity

Salvation Army container  clothing, shoes, household items in good condition