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Wachusett Watershed Regional Recycling Center
Wachusett Regional Recycling Center
131 Raymond Huntington Highway, West Boylston

Residents of the seven Wachusett towns of Boylston, Holden, Paxton, Princeton, Rutland, Sterling and West Boylston may bring recycling and bulk items to the collections.

Wachusett Earthday, the Department of Conservation and Recreation and the seven Towns are partners in the regional collection center.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days
Four Saturday Collections Yearly
8:00 A.M. to noon
Third Saturday of April, June, September, November
(includes Paints and Chemicals)
2014: April 19, June 21, September 20, November 15

Free Document Shredding: May 17, 2014 8:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.

Collection Schedule
The Wachusett Watershed Regional Recycling Center will be open for General Collections:
every Monday (Starting May 5, 2014)
5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.
every Tuesday
9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.
every Wednesday
(except day before Thanksgiving)
2:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
3rd Saturday of the month
8:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.
Open until noon on the 3rd Saturday of April, June, September & November

General Recycling Items Collected For Free
Paper, cardboard, glass containers (rinsed) , plastics #1 - #7,#6 styrofoam (cleaned & bagged), packing peanuts (in bags),  metal cans (rinsed), returnable bottles and cans, all batteries including lead-acid, rechargeable, ni-cad, alkaline, button & lithium, mercury switches, thermostats, thermometers, unbroken fluorescent tubes, CFL bulbs, holiday & craft items, cell phones, bicycles, clothing, books,  good condition linens and small household goods, electronics and computer parts (except monitors, which have a fee.)

Reusable furniture and appliances:  If you believe the furniture or appliance is still in usable condition please tell the Earthday volunteer when you drop it off, and we will attempt to place it with someone who can reuse it. The fee will still apply in case we have to dispose of the item.

Bicycles: The Center accepts bicycles to be passed onto children and families in need in the region.

Fee Schedule
computer monitor
$12/32" or less; $16 over 32"; $20 wooden console; $25 projection
large appliance, snowblower, riding mower, hot water tank, toilet, tub, sink, swing set, exercise equipment or other large scrap metal
small appliance, lawn mower, microwave, small chair
refrigerator, dehumidifier, freezer or air conditioner (items with refrigerants)
furniture, rug, toilet, couch, chair, bureau, mattress, box spring
small furniture, plastic chair, large plastic toys
sleeper couch, recliner
household project debris, concrete, wood, bricks, roofing shingles, wallboard, doors, windows (no creosoted wood)
$30/cubic yard
car tires (with or without rims)
truck tires (with or without rims)
large equipment tires (with or without rims)
propane tanks
small stove tank
20 pound standard tank
100 pound tank

fire extinguisher
Household Hazardous Products
Collected On Household Hazardous Product Collection days only - 4 times per year
paints, thinners, solvents, pesticides, herbicides, automotive products, pool chemicals, cleaners.
$4/gallon or pound
motor oil

Directions:  I-190, Exit 5, north one block on Route 140 to light, left on Legg Road and travel 0.8 mile to the entrance on the right.  Or Laurel Street, West Boylston or Manning Street, Holden to Raymond  Huntington Highway (parallel with I-190 at Holden/West Boylston town line), and travel 0.9 mile to the entrance on the left.

Town of West Boylston 140 Worcester Street, West Boylston, MA 01583
Phone: 774-261-4010
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