Cohasset

Cohasset

Recycling in Cohasset

Cohasset’s Recycling Transfer Facility (RTF) offers various collection areas which accommodates for all refuse and recyclable items, these collection areas are clearly marked to ensure the ease of access and disposal.

It is recommended that all recyclable and refuse items are pre-sorted and properly organized prior to coming to the RTF to make sure disposal is quick and easy

Make sure you are recycling the right way.

Below is a Cohasset recycling guide for all items to be recycled or disposed of properly.

Contact Information

COHASSET RECYCLING
AND TRANSFER FACILITY
91 Cedar St. – Cohasset
781-383-9627

OPEN:
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
7:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Valid RTF Permit Required
Available to all residents and businesses

HAZARDOUS WASTE COORDINATOR
Department of Public Works
781-383-0273

HAZARDOUS PRODUCT DISPOSAL
SSRC
781-329-8318

SSRC BOARD MEMBERS
Merle Brown
SSRC Vice Chairman

Mary Snow
DPW Office Manager
SSRC Treasurer

Links

Recycling Transfer Facility
Compost Site/CRT Center

Cohasset Recycling Guide

If you don’t see an item here that you need to recycle, donate, dispose of properly, or for other recycling options, visit the following pages:

RECYCLING A-Z
RECYCLING HOW-TO
WASTE BAN REGULATIONS
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS MATERIAL ACCEPTED
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS MATERIAL NOT ACCEPTED

MATERIALINCLUDESINSTRUCTIONS
Batteries OTHERFire Alarm
Hearing Aid, Etc.
Watch
Alkaline batteries may be placed in trash, otherwise see attendant
BrushBranches
Christmas trees
Limbs
No Stumps
Shrubs
Accepted on designated days only

EXCLUDE:
Branches over 12″ thick
Construction waste
ClothesAll Clothing and ShoesPut all clothing into a bag and place in collection bins adjacent to the glass shed
Corrugated and CardboardBoxes, Etc.
Brown Paper Bags
Cereal Boxes
Shoe Boxes
Remove liners, plastic fillers, and all other non-cardboard materials; break down boxes flat and place in bin

EXCLUDE:
Waxy coatings
Styrofoam
Plastic packing material
FurnitureFurniture, MattressesSee attendant
Fees apply
Fluorescent LightsAll TypesSee attendant
GlassBottles Only (Green, Brown, and Clear)

No Window Glass, Light Bulbs, or Ceramic
Place on appropriate spot on shelf at the glass shed – remove all metal caps and corks

EXCLUDE:
Window glass
Cookware
Tableware
Light bulbs
Caps and Lids
Leaves and GrassGrass Clippings, and Leaves Place into compost dirt pile

EXCLUDE:
Branches
Limbs
Motor Oil and Anti-FreezeAnti-Freeze
Motor Oil
Oil Filters
See attendant
Newspaper and Junk Mail



NOTE: Plastic windows, labels, paper clips and staples are OK
All Paper ItemsPlace in appropriate bins
PaintsLatex and Oil-BasedLatex – leave can open to dry in a well ventilated area and throw in trash.

Oil Based – accepted on designated days only
Plastic ContainersAll Plastic Items numbered 1 to 7Wash out plastic bottles and containers, remove caps, and place in bin

EXCLUDE:
Caps
Lids
Disposable diapers
Plastic Shopping BagsAll Plastic BagsPlace in container near the plastic bin
Redeemable ItemsAll Glass, Cans, or Plastic with a 5 or 10 Cent DepositWash out containers and bring to redeemable shed run by Troop 28 Boy Scouts
Scrap Metal and White WareAll Metal ItemsRefrigerators
Stoves, Etc.
See attendant
Tin and AluminumCans
Tinfoil, Etc.
Wash out cans and place in dumpster

EXCLUDE: Large metal items to scrap metal
TiresCar and Small TruckCan be placed into trash if the rims are removed
TV and Computer MonitorsAll Visual MonitorsSee attendant
Vehicle BatteriesCar
Truck
Motorcycle, Etc.
See attendant

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