Due to changes in worldwide markets, the cost of single stream recycling is no longer economically viable for the Town. Starting Monday, June 17, Transfer Station users will be asked to separate their recyclables as follows:
For information on Mashpee's recycling categories, Click Here
Massachusetts Law bans disposal of recyclable materials with household trash. Residents may purchase recycling bins for $5.00 at:
Department of Public Works
350 Meetinghouse Road
Mashpee, MA 02649
The following materials are also accepted for recycling at the Transfer Station in addition to the above recycling (in the appropriate location: click here for map):
- Anti Freeze
Green Only --Fee Required--
- Appliances (White Goods)
Stoves, washing machines, dryers, air conditioners, refrigerators (doors removed). Fee Required
- Automotive Batteries
- Rechargeable Batteries
NiCd, Small Pb, Li-ion, and NiMH. (Alkaline batteries are not hazardous and may be disposed of with trash)
Clean and dry paperback or hardcover.
Anything with a cord. --Fee Required--
- Mattresses/Box Springs
- Mercury Products
Medical thermometers, thermostats, and switches; fluorescent light bulbs
- Mixed Rigid Plastic
Buckets/pails, milk crates, laundry baskets, lawn furniture, flower pots (no dirt), toys, coolers, barrels. Please clean as necessary.
- Oil Filters and Used Oil
- Propane Tanks
- Scrap Metal
Separate metal from other materials (plastic, wood, etc.)
Clean and dry clothing, linens, shoes, stuffed animals, pillows, and similar (ripped/ torn, missing buttons, missing pair, etc. okay)
- Yard Waste
Leaves and grass clippings.
6" or less; limit 2 barrels.
- Place mercury products in Universal Waste Shed
- Home composting bins for yard waste may be purchased at the DPW for $25.00 (Mashpee residents). Click here to learn more about home composting and composting bins.
- Excess or larger diameter brush is Not Accepted. Brush may be brought directly to the following location:
280 Falmouth Road, Marstons Mills
- Construction and Demolition is Not Accepted. C&D may be brought directly to:
- Bourne IWMF
Rt. 28 (MacArthur Blvd.)
(508) 759-0600, extension 4orNew Bedford Waste
295 Service Road, Sandwich
For more information on disposal costs of other items, including recyclable items, please refer to the Transfer Station Brochure