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Franklin County Solid Waste District
Franklin County, Massachusetts 
New Salem 

Curbside Pickup No
Transfer Station Yes
     Location 20 Blueberry Hill Rd.
     Hours Wed. 3 - 6 p.m.
Sat. 8 a.m. - 4  p.m.
Per Bag Fee $20 annual sticker, plus $1.50 per bag
Stickers/Bags Source Transfer Station
Town website newsalemma.org/transfer-station-recycling-center/

General Recycling (Paper and Containers)

Transfer Station Information
Scrap Metal Yes Free
White Goods Yes Free
          with freon: Yes Fee. See town website
Tires No May be taken to Wendell transfer station.; fee applies.
Bulky Waste Yes Fee. See town website
Monitors, TVs, electronics Yes Fee.  See town website
Construction/Demolition Yes Fee. See town website 
Leaves/Yard Waste No
Food Composting Yes Free
Christmas Trees No
Brush No
Textiles/Clothing Yes Salvation Army box
Swap Yes

Hazardous Materials     Regional Information
Motor Oil No www.franklincountywastedistrict.org/supersitefees.html
Oil filters No www.franklincountywastedistrict.org/supersitefees.html
Anti-Freeze No www.franklincountywastedistrict.org/supersitefees.html
Auto Batteries No May be taken to Wendell transfer station; fee applies.
Household Batteries Yes Free
Paint   No latex Yes www.franklincountywastedistrict.org/supersitefees.html
Fluorescent Bulbs Yes Free
Ballasts No www.franklincountywastedistrict.org/supersitefees.html
Thermometers Yes Free
Thermostats Yes Free
Switches No
20-lb BBQ Tanks No May be taken to Wendell transfer station; fee applies.
Small  LP Tanks No May be taken to Wendell transfer station; fee applies.
Larger LP Tanks No


Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
117 Main St., 2nd Floor
Greenfield, MA 01301
Tel: (413) 772-2438
MA Relay for the hearing impaired: 711 or 1-800-439-2370 (TTY/TDD)
Fax: (413) 772-3786
Staff email addresses

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