Scituate

Scituate

Recycling in Scituate

Recycling is mandatory in Scituate.  Recyclable items may not be disposed of in the Blue Bags.  Trash and non-recyclable items, including plastic bags, foam plastic, wet and food contaminated items, may not be deposited in the recycling area

Make sure you are recycling the right way.

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

Contact Information

SCITUATE RECYCLING CENTER
280 Driftway – Scituate
781-878-3838

OPEN:
Friday – Tuesday
8:00 AM – 3:030 PM

Available to all residents with a valid transfer station sticker

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
Appliances with Freonwith Freon$15 each
Appliancesother$10 each
AutomotiveAntifreeze
Car Batteries
Motor Oil (no contaminants)
Oil Filters
Batteries (rechargeable)Rechargeable
Lithium Ion
BooksHandled by Recycle That or left for Friends of the Scituate Library in a designated area
Bulky Waste$5 for the equivalent of a 30 gallon barrel or $200 per ton
Cardboard (Corrugated)Clean Corrugated cardboard
Boxes
Clean pizza boxes
Shoe boxes
Gift Boxes
Cereal Boxes
Flatten Heavy Boxes
Remove Plastic Packing

EXCLUDE:

Clothes and other textilesClothing
Shoes
Linens
Belts
Purses
Drop in bins for Bay State Textile, Salvation Army, Red Cross
Computer Monitors$20 each
Construction Debris$200 per ton
Electronics
Fluorescent Lamps
Furniture$10 per item
Glass & BottlesBottles
Jars – clear, green, brown
EXCLUDE:
Window Glass
Light bulbs
Ceramics
Mirror Glass
Eyeglasses
syringes
Heat resistant ovenware
Mattress Sets$20 per mattress
$2 per box springs
Metal CansAluminum Cans & Bottles
Tin Cans
Aluminum Foil
Foil Containers (trays, pie tins)
Rinse containers
Labels are OK

EXCLUDE:
Aerosol Containers
Scrap Metal
Pots & Pans
Paint Cans
Canisters (i.e. Pringles, nuts, raisins)
Yogurt container foil tops
Paper (Mixed)




Office Paper
File Folders
Paper Bags
Newspaper
Phonebooks
Paperback Books
Magazines
Catalogues
Boxboard (dry food boxes)
Junk Mail & Paper Envelopes
Clean Pizza Boxes
Paper Egg Cartons
Paper Towel/Toilet Paper Rolls
EXCLUDE:
Food and Beverage Cartons
Cold Cups (i.e. soft drink)
Hot Cups (i.e. coffee)
Shredded Paper
Take-Out Containers
Ice Cream Containers
Tissue Paper/Napkins
Gift Wrap/Bags
Spiral Wound Workbook
Tyvek Envelops
Plastic Padded Envelopes
Frozen Food Boxes
PlasticAll Plastic Items numbered 1, 2 or 5Empty and replace cap

EXCLUDE:
Clear clamshell containers
Black plastic (i.e. take out trays)
Single-use coffee containers
Plastic Bags
Plastic Film & Wrap
Plastic Plates, Bowls & Utensils
Foam cups, containers & peanuts
Flower pots
Crates
Buckets
Prescription Bottles & medical containersNips
Propane TanksLeave valves closed

$10 each/small
$20 each/large
TiresCar and Small Truck$10 each per auto
$15 each per truck
TVs$20 each
Yard Waste and BrushDrop off at GoGreen Brush Pile
161 Driftway

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