Whitman

Whitman

Recycling in Whitman

Recycling is mandatory in Whitman. Whitman employs single stream recycling through Waste Management. All recyclables may be placed in the designated bin.

For other items, please take to:

Department of Public Works
100 Essex St.
Whitman

Make sure you are recycling the right way.

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

Contact Information

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
781-447-7630

PICKUP QUESTIONS
Waste Management
800-972-4545

HAZARDOUS WASTE COORDINATOR
Board of Health
781-618-9754

HAZARDOUS PRODUCT DISPOSAL
SSRC
781-329-8318

SSRC BOARD MEMBERS
Bruce Martin
DPW Superintendent

Alexis Andrews
Health Inspector
Board of Health

Links

Trash and Recycling Service Guide
Mandatory Recycling Regulations
DPW Home Page
Whitman Hazardous Waste Disposal

Whitman 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

Materials for Recycling Bin

MATERIALINCLUDESINSTRUCTIONS
GlassBottles
Jars (deposit and non-deposit)
EXCLUDE:
Broken glass
Cups
Dishes
Plates
Pyrex
Glass windows
Light bulbs
Ceramics
Mirrors
Crystal
Paper (Mixed)




Newspapers, including Sunday Supplements
Magazines & Catalogs
Books and Phone Books
Cardboard-Boxes & Corrugated other than clean
Office and clean paper paper products
Paper Junk Mail & Paper Envelopes
Place in recycling bin
PlasticAll Plastic Items numbered 1 to 7Rinse clean
Labels are OK
Large containers may be crushed
Place in recycling bin

EXCLUDE:
Any plastic not clearly marked
Aluminum and Metal CansAluminum cans
Pie Plates
Trays
Containers
Steel, tin and metal cans
Place in recycling bin

EXCLUDE:
Cans with plastic or paper parts
Scrap metal

Materials to be taken to the Department of Public Works

MATERIALINCLUDESINSTRUCTIONS
Air Conditioners$20 each
Appliances (small) Food processors
Shavers
Hairdryers
Vacuum cleaners
Dust Busters
Computer Keyboards
Mouse
VCR etc.
no charge
Computers (CPU)$5 each
CRTs (Monitors)$10 each
Microwaves$5 each
Printers$5 each
Propane Tanks1 lb tank: $1 eac
20 lb tank: $5 each
Over 20 lb: $20 each
Refrigerators (small)$15 each
Scrap MetalLarge and small items
TiresCar and Small TruckUp to 16″: $4 each
Over 16″: $15 each
TVsUp to 26″: $15 each
Over 27″: $25 each

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