Recycling & Solid Waste Division

The RTS will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day! Regular hours will resume Friday, November 25, 2022. 


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

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.

Click HERE for information about the Waste Ban.

  1. RTS  Alerts
  2. Overview
  3. Recycling & Safe Disposal
  4. Yellow Trash Bags
  5. Bulky Waste & Clean-Outs
  6. What We Take
  7. 2022 Paint Collection Days

RTS Upcoming Events


Saturday, November 5: Household Hazardous Waste Day @ 470 Dedham Avenue - Enter through DeFazio Field

8:00am - 12:00pm


Sunday, November 6: Leaf Sunday @ RTS  

10:00am - 4:00pm

*Leaves ONLY - Residents only - Valid RTS Sticker Required*

Sunday, November 13: Leaf Sunday @ RTS  

10:00am - 4:00pm

*Leaves ONLY - Residents only - Valid RTS Sticker Required*

Sunday, November 20: Leaf Sunday @ RTS  

10:00am - 4:00pm

*Leaves ONLY - Residents only - Valid RTS Sticker Required*

Thursday, November 24: RTS Closed for Thanksgiving Day. 


Sunday, November 27: Leaf Sunday @ RTS  

10:00am - 4:00pm

*Leaves ONLY - Residents only - Valid RTS Sticker Required*

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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