Rockland

Rockland

Recycling in Rockland

Single Stream: all recyclables are collected together without the need for a resident to separate items

Available to residents who pay the trash fee

Make sure you are recycling the right way.

Below is a Rockland recycling guide for all items that can be recycled and properly disposed

Contact Information

ROCKLAND RECYCLING CENTER
1000 Beech St – Rockland
781-878-3838

OPEN:
Sunday
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Available to all residents who pay the trash fee.

ROCKLAND TRASH/RECYCLING INFO
Board of Health
781- 871-1874 x350

MISSED PICKUP
Board of Health

781- 871-1874 x350

HAZARDOUS WASTE COORDINATOR
Board of Health
781- 871-1874 x350

HAZARDOUS PRODUCT DISPOSAL
SSRC
781-329-8318

SSRC BOARD MEMBERS

Stephen Nelson
Board of Health Commissioner

Rudolph Childs
Appointee

Victoria Diebel
Board of Health Commissioner

*Janice McCarthy
Board of Health Agent

* alternate 

Rockland 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
AppliancesAir Conditioners
Dryers
Dishwashers
Microwaves
Refrigerators
Stoves
Washing Machines
Water Heaters
Freezer
Dehumidifier/Humidifier
$15 each
Freezers: $20 each
Freezers: $25 large
AutomotiveAntifreeze
Batteries
Oil (no contaminants)
Bath/Kitchen FixturesBath Tub
Shower Doors
Sinks
Toilets
Bath Tub – $20 each
Shower Doors – $10 each
Sinks – $10 each
Sinks (large): – $15 each
Toilets – $15 each
Batteries (Rechargeable)Cell Phone Batteries
Rechargeable Batteries
$5 each
Brush$30
BulkyBed Set: $10 each/small
Bed Set: $20 each/large
Box Spring: $20
Carpeting: $5x
Construction Demo: $15 each/small
Construction Demo: $25 each/small
Construction Demo: $45 each/small
Construction Demo: $60 each/small
Fencing: $15 each/small
Fencing: $25 each/small
Fencing: $45 each/small
Fencing: $60 each/small
Gym Equipment: $15 each
Mattress: $20 each
Picnic Table: $20 each
Swing Set: $10 each/medium
Swimming Pools: $20 each
Tarps: $10 each/medium
Tarps: $20 each/extra large
Wood Door: $10 each
Cardboard (Corrugated)Clean Corrugated cardboard
Boxes
Clean pizza boxes
Shoe boxes
Gift Boxes
Cereal Boxes
EXCLUDE:
Waxed corrugated
Cardboard lined with foam
CartonsMilk
Joice
Drink Boxes
Rinse and Empty Containers

EXCLUDE:
Straws from drink boxes
Frozen food containers
waxed paper or drink pouches
ClothesAll Clothing and Shoes
ElectronicsPrinter
Monitor
Copy Machine
Computer
$20 each
FurnitureChairs
Chairs – stuffed
Dresser
Desk
Sofas (sectional couches, sleep)
Tables
Chairs – $5 each
Chairs – stuffed – $20 each
Dresser – $15 each
Desk – $15 each
Sofas – sectional – $20 per section
Sofas – couches – $20 each
Sofas – sleep – $30 each
Tables – $15 each
Tables $25 each/large
Glass & BottlesBottles
Jars – clear, green, brown
EXCLUDE:
Window Glass
Light bulbs
Ceramics
Mirror Glass
Eyeglasses
syringes
Heat resistant ovenware
Grass Clippings and LeavesGrass Clippings
Leaves
Mercury Fluorescent bulbs
Thermometers
Other mercury Products

Metal CansMetal food and beverage containers
Metal lids
Closure caps
Aluminum pie tins
Rinse containers
Labels are OK

EXCLUDE:
Silverware
Metal/Cardboard Containers
Frozen juice containers
Motor oil
Small appliances
Metal cookware
Tin foil
Batteries
NewspaperNewspapers
Magazines
Catalogs
EXCLUDE:
Paper towels
Facial tissues
Napkins
Waxed or plastic-coated paper
Wrapping tissue paper
Foil wrapping paper
Paper (Mixed)




Mail and envelopes
Magazines & catalogs
Paperboard (cereal boxes, shoe boxes)
Office paper
Writing or ledger paper
Paperback books
Paper bags
Greeting cards
Wrapping paper
Shredded paper (Put in a paper bag)

Staples, paperclips, spirals & plastic windows are OK
EXCLUDE:
Paper towels
Facial tissues
Napkins
Cigarette packs
Candy wrappers
Waxed or plastic-coated paper oiled paper
Wrapping tissue paper
Foil wrapping paper
Boxes with silver or foil coatings
Dirty, greasy or plastic-coated items
PlasticAll Plastic Items numbered 1 to 7Rinse containers

EXCLUDE:
Cups
Dishes
Plates
Pyrex
Plexiglass
Medical Bottles
Fast Food Containers
Automotive fluid bottles
Propane Tanks$5 each
Scrap Metal – LargeBicycles
Lawn Mowers (remove gas)
Propane Tanks
Snow Blowers (remove gas)
Wheel Barrel
Wood Stove
$5 each
Wood Stove: $35 each
Snow Blowers: $10 each
Propane Tanks: $5 each
Propane Tanks: $10 each/large
Lawn Mowers: $20/large
TiresCar and Small Truck$5 each (more in some cases)
TVs$20 each/small
$30 each/large
$40 each/extra large

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