Recycling & Solid Waste Division

Last day of operation for the RTS Re-Use-It/ Swap Shop is Saturday, January 14th. 

The Swap Shop will reopen Saturday April 1st.  


The RTS will retain normal operating hours throughout the winter unless otherwise noted or announced.


Only residents or commercial entities whose vehicles have an up-to-date sticker affixed to their vehicle window may enter the Recycle Transfer Station. 

Clothing/textiles & mattresses are now banned from trash disposal.  Click HERE for information about the Waste Ban.


Residents

The current (gray) resident sticker does not need to be renewed annually. New residents can receive a sticker for the Recycle Transfer Station from the Treasurer's Office in Town Hall - 1471 Highland Avenue.

Commercial Entities

2022-2023 Commercial stickers are available at the Recycle Transfer Station. View an application and current rates.

  1. RTS  Alerts
  2. Overview
  3. Recycling & Safe Disposal
  4. Yellow Trash Bags
  5. Bulky Waste & Clean-Outs
  6. What We Take
  7. Paint Collection Days

Other RTS Updates


New food waste program at RTS - Click here for details

The RTS will no longer be accepting asphalt,  concrete and rocks. 

Alternative disposal sites: Dedham Recycle Gravel and Sam White & Sons

Important information to know before visiting the Needham Recycling and Transfer Station:

• Household trash must be disposed of in a yellow "pay-as-you-throw" bag.

• The RTS no longer offers a Goodwill Trailer. Book and textile recycling is available on site. 


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