Kingston

Kingston

Recycling in Kingston

Kingston Recycling and Disposal Center

Please separate and recycle all items noted, and dispose of all other items with your household rubbish.

Make sure you are recycling the right way.

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

Contact Information

KINGSTON RECYCLING AND DISPOSAL
10 Cranberry Rd. – Kingston
781-585-0510

OPEN:
Monday
12:00 PM – 7:45 PM

Tuesday & Wednesday
8 AM – 3:45 PM

Saturday& Sunday
8 AM – 3:45 PM

Available to all residents with a transfer station sticker

HAZARDOUS WASTE COORDINATOR
Streets, Trees and Parks
781-585-0513

HAZARDOUS PRODUCT DISPOSAL
SSRC
781-329-8318

SSRC BOARD MEMBERS
Paul Basler
Superintendent, Streets, Trees & Parks

Eugene Wyatt
Recycling Committee Chairman
SSRC Secretary

Kingston 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
BooksBooks
Undamaged CDs
DVDs
Tapes
Records
Sports cards
Comic books
EXCLUDE:
Encyclopedias
non-commercials CDs, DVDs – recycle at Best Buy

Bulky Rigid PlasticsCrates
Buckets
Baskets
Toys
Lawn furniture, etc.
Remove non-plastic and non-rigid components

EXCLUDE:
Items with non-rigid or non plastic parts (i.e. no skis, hoses, electronics, etc)
Cans – Steel/TinnedBeverage and food cans
Aluminum trays
Foil
Empty aerosol cans
Wash out cans and flatten if possible

EXCLUDE:
Paint cans
Large metal items (to scrap metal)
Cookware
Tableware

CarpetTied or taped carpet rolls up to 36″ widePlace in construction debris container
ClothesClothing, Shoes, LinenItems should be in GOOD condition

Drop off at Bay State Textile & Red Cross Bins

EXCLUDE:
Mattresses
Electronics
CardboardCorrugated cardboard
boxboard (i.e cereal boxes)
Brown paper bags
Paper egg cartons
Flatten
Remove non-cardboard material

EXCLUDE:
Waxy coatings
Tape
Strapping
Staples
Food
Grease
Glass BottlesGlass of any colorWash and rinse all containers. Labels are OK.

EXCLUDE:
Cookware
Plate glass
Safety glass
Mirror glass
Automobile glass
Light bulbs
Paper



NOTE: Plastic windows, labels, paper clips and staples are OK
Brochures
Cards
Catalogs
Magazines
Colored paper
Phone/paperback books
Envelopes
Mail
Newspaper and Inserts
Office paper
White paper bags


Plastic windows, labels, paper clips and staples are OK
Remove non-paper material (wax paper, liners, ribbons, foil)

EXCLUDE:
Foils
Plastic bags
Plastic of any type
Waxed/sealed boxes from frozen food, milk, or other such food boxes
No corrugated cardboard. Recycled in a separate are
Plastic ContainersRigid plastic bottles
Plastic tubs and lids
Gable top cartons (milk, juice)
Wash out containers
Keep caps on bottle
Neck Rings OK

EXCLUDE:
Plastic bags
Styrofoam
Redeemable Bottles and Cansbeverage containers with a 5¢ deposit (carbonated, beer)Drop off at bottle shed

EXCLUDE:
Non redeemable containers
Scrap Metal and White WareAppliances
Engines
Exhaust systems
Large metal items: Bikes, Grills, Windows, Etc.
Fees apply

EXCLUDE:
Batteries
Oil Tanks
Drums
Propane tanks
Universal/MiscellaneousFluorescent tube bulbs (contain mercury vapor)
Ballasts (contain mercury)
CFLs – compact fluorescent light bulbs – the new energy efficient bulbs (contains mercury vapor)
Mercury items (thermometers, thermostats, elemental mercury, and any other devices containing mercury).
Medical waste – Massachusetts Department of Public Health Sharps Container Disposal
Please recycle each of the following in the labeled containers in the Universal Waste area
Yard WasteLeaves
Grass clippings
Garden waste
Wood chips
Brush
Logs 2-3″ long less than 6″ thick
EXCLUDE:

Branches over 6″ thick
Stumps
Vines
Construction or any other waste

Too Good for the Trash

MATERIALSINCLUDESINSTRUCTIONS
Books and MediaBooks
CDs
DVDs
Tapes
Records
Sports cards
Comic books
Big Hearted Books and
Recycle That bins

EXCLUDE:
Encyclopedias
Magazines
Non-commercial CDs, DVDs
TextilesClothing, Shoes, LinenItems should be in GOOD condition

Drop off at Bay State Textile & Red Cross Bins

EXCLUDE:
Mattresses
Electronics
Redeemable Plastic ItemsAll plastic can or bottles with a depositWash out containers
Donated to help youth organizations

EXCLUDE:
Glass

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