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Recycling & Solid Waste
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Contact:
Environmental Affairs Coordinator
553-5524
Solid Waste Hotline
553-5519
Address:
DPW Administrative Building
257 Fisher St.
Franklin, Ma 02038
Phone:
508-553-5500
Fax:
508-520-4939
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THE RECYCLING CENTER WILL BE CLOSED TUESDAY 11/11/14 AND WILL REOPEN FOR NORMAL HOURS ON FRIDAY.
The Following are the only holidays where trash and recycling will be delayed:
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Years’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day

Yard waste is picked up on your normal trash and recycling day during collection weeks.  Yard waste can consist of leaves, brush and small limbs.  Leaves must be in open barrels or in compostable paper  leaf bags.  Brush must be tied with non-plastic twine no larger than 12 inches by 4 feet long.  No yard waste will be picked up in plastic bags, cardboard boxes or other containers.  Contaminated yard waste will not be picked up.

Yard waste pick up dates are as follows:
  • Week of October 27, 2014
  • Week of November 17, 2014
  • Week of April 13, 2015
  • Week of May 11, 2015
Do not put yard waste to the curb earlier than your pickup week to keep it from the weather.
Christmas trees will be picked up the week of January 5, 2015 and only bare trees will be picked up.  Anything in bags, with ornaments, tinsel, lights, etc. will be left behind.
 PLEASE REVIEW THE ANNUAL MAILER FOR FOR YARD WASTE  AND HOLDIDAY PICKUP SCHEDULES AND OTHER IMPORTANT DATES AND INFORMATION.



Purpose: The responsibilities of the Solid Waste Division include oversight of the trash and recycling contracts, waste reduction initiatives, management of the Beaver Street Recycling Center and development of recycling initiatives.  Recycling initiatives include recycling awareness, business recycling programs utilizing the cart system and continued expansion of the school programs and the Beaver Street Recycling Facility.

Curbside collection of household trash, recycling, and yard waste is provided by Waste Management.
Waste Management Customer Service:  800-972-4545
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News & Announcements


- The Recycling Center will be open on Sundays (9am - 1 pm) from August 3rd through November 30th.

- The town’s new needle/syringe disposal kiosk has been relocated to the lobby of the DPW office at 257 Fisher Street.  The kiosk will be available to residents during normal DPW business hours.

- Visit Waste Management's website for additional information on solid waste solutions and services, such as medical waste, bagsters, compact fluorescent lights, construction debris and more!