Whitman 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 - RECYCLEPREPARATION INCLUDEEXCLUDE

BULKY, APPLIANCES

fee applies

Call Waste Management 800-972-4545 to schedule pickup

 

appliances

mattresses,furniture, grills

propane tanks 

TVs/ computers 

CHRISTMAS TREES

All other brush to Bridgewater Farm, fee applies

 picked up by Town in January  

no tinsel, lights, wire or other non-tree items

 

The following items are banned by State regulation from disposal (310CMR 19.017) and accepted at the Whitman DPW Visit Recycling A - Z for other options.    
TIRES  get a $4-15 voucher off rim see Other Stuff for other automotive items
ELECTRONICS get a voucher at DPW for TVs, monitors (other items n/c) computers, TVs, peripherals, small appliances see Electronics for other options
 MERCURY/HAZARDOUS fluorescent, compact fluorescent lamps to DPW other mercury containing items (thermometers, thermostats, etc.) to DPW, BOH or HHW collection It is illegal to dispose of mercury containing and other haz products in the trash- HHW Collections
MEDICAL SHARPS place in rigid container, bring to BOH Other options It is illegal to dispose of medical sharps in trash or recycling
PROPANE TANKS get a voucher at DPW (fee)  

keep valve closed

YARD WASTE loose or in paper leaf bags; permit required from DPW, small fee

leaves, grass, small twigs

NO plastic bagsbrush, or anything else not specified