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Fees as of August 2023

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Appliances, Countertop: Microwave, Coffee Maker, Toaster, Toaster Oven, Soda Maker, Mixer, Bread Machine, Crock Pot, Slow Cooker, Air Fryer, Deep Fryer, Rice Cooker, Waffle iron etc
$ 3
Appliances, Floor: Vacuum, Steam Cleaner$ 3
Appliances, Large: Washer, Dryer, Stove, Water Heater, Dishwasher$ 5
Appliances, Large with Refrigerants: Full sized Refrigerator/Freezer, or Stand Alone Freezer
Appliances, Medium: with Refrigerants: Dehumidifier, Air Conditioner, Dorm Fridge, Wine Fridge
Area Rug or Rug Pad - up to 12'x12'$10
Electronics, Miscellaneous: Adapters, Cables, Wires, Christmas lights$ 1
Electronics, Small Handheld: Cell Phone, Stick Mixer, Game Console, Calculator, Iron, Digital Camera, Hair Dryer, Curling Iron$ 1
Electronics, Small Office: Tower computer, Small Printer, PC, Kindle, Tablet, E-Reader, Calculator, Keyboard, Mice, Small Shredder, Router, Web Cam, Landline phone$ 2
Electronics: Medium Office: Laptop, Monitor, Large Printer, Copier, Battery Backup, Cable or Satellite Receiver, Fax Machine, Label Maker, Laminator, Modem, Scanner, Large Shredder, Server$ 5
Electronics: Monitor 25" or Larger $ 10
Electronics, Entertainment: Stereo and Video Components, DVD, VCR, Speakers, Camcorders, Blu-Ray Players, Cordless Phones, Digital Cameras, Digital Projectors, GPS, MP3 Players$ 2
Electronics: Televisions regardless of size$25
Lighting: Varies based on size. Table Lamp, Floor Lamp, Hanging fixture etc.$ 2 to $ 5
Exercise Machines: Treadmill, Cross Country Ski Machine, Stair Stepper, Elliptical Machine, Exercise Bike$ 5
Sports Equipment: Skis, Ski Boots, Golf Clubs, Out of Season Sports Equipment$ 2
Fire extinguisher$10
Furniture: Wooden Chair, Non Upholstered Rocking Chair, End Table, Coffee table, TV Tray, Small Bookcase, TV Stand, Kitchen Cart, Mirrors, Single Headboard any size$ 3
Furniture: Kitchen Table, Bookcase, Desk, Office Chair, Ottoman, Rocking Chair or Glider, Twin or Full Wooden Bed Frame Headboard/Footboard and Wood Rails$ 5
Furniture: Upholstered Chair (not recliner or sleeper) Bureau, Dresser, Entertainment Center, Dining Table Queen or King Wooden Bed Frame Headboard/Footboard and Wood Rails$10
Furniture: Metal bed railsNo charge for metal
Furniture: Couch, Love Seat, Sofa (Not sectionals, recliners or sleepers)$20
Reclining or Sleep Furniture: Sofa, Couch, Loveseat or Chair that Reclines or is a Sleeper$30
Sectional Furniture: Each piece evaluated independently (Chair, Recliner, Couch, Sleep Sofa, Sofa etc)Variable - see each piece
Piano or Organ$30
Garden Hose or 13 gallons worth of plastic pots
$ 2
Baby Items: Carrier, Bassinet, Changing Table, Crib, Bouncers, Pack N Play, Diaper Genie, High Chair

$ 2
Baby Items: Car Seat, $ 3
Home Project Debris: Tile, Shingles, Wall Board, Windows, Carpet and Pad, Wood$60 per cubic yard
Home Project Debris: Heavy: Concrete, Bricks, Asphalt, Asphalt Shingles$60 per cubic yard
plus a heavy materials surcharge $10 minimum
Home Project Debris; small miscellaneous$ 1
Home Project Debris: Interior Wood Door, Pallet$ 2
Home Project Debris: Exterior Wood Door$ 5
Home Project Debris: Toilet, Single Sink, Single Vanity$ 5
Home Project Debris: Tub$10
Home Project Debris: Hot Tub/Pool Cover or Liner$10
Home Project Debris: Hot Tub or Spa
Small Quantity of Mixed Alkaline and/or Rechargeable Household Batteries (including Lithium Ion)Free
Car or Marine 12V battery, Motorcycle, Tractor, Power Wheel Battery,Battery Backup Battery, Jump pack$ 3
Bucket of Mixed Alkaline and/or Rechargeable Household Batteries (including Lithium Ion)$20
Fluorescent and LED Bulbs and TubesFree
Mercury Switches, Thermostats and Thermometers
Large and small ink cartridgesFree
Luggage$ 2
Small tools: Hand Drill, Circular Saw, Sawsall$ 1
Outdoor Tools and Equipment: Grill, Wheelbarrow, Trimmer,
Chainsaw, Spreader, Leaf Blower, Power Washer, Table Saw, Compound Miter Saw, Radial arm Saw, Band Saw, Drill Press
$ 3
Outdoor Tools and Equipment: Rototiller, Push Lawnmower, Small Snow Blower
$ 5
Outdoor Tools and Equipment: Riding Mower, Large Snowblower - Please drain oil and gas.$10
Patio Umbrella
$ 2
Plastic Christmas Tree$ 2
Bulkly Rigid Plastic: Small Miscellaneous$ 1
Bulkly Rigid Plastic: Chair, Table$ 3
Bulky Rigid Plastic: Chaise, Lounge Chair, Ride On Motorized Toy Car$ 5
Bulky Rigid Plastic: Slide, Playhouse, Deck Box, Cabinet or Shed$10
Propane Tank - Full or Empty 1 Pound $ 2
Propane Tank - Full or Empty 20 Pound $ 4
Propane Tank - Full or Empty 30 to 60 Pound $10
Propane Tank - Full or Empty 100 Pound $20
Mattress - Crib$10
Mattress - Twin $20
Box Spring - Twin$20
Mattress - Full or Queen$25
Box Spring - Full or Queen$25
Mattress - King$30
Box Spring - King$30
Futon Mattress $15
Mattress Topper (all sizes)$15
Recycling: Corrugated Cardboard Flattened, empty$ 2 Min charge
$ 5 Car load
$ 8 cu.yd. Truck load, bulk
Recycling: Mixed Containers: Plastics #1 - #7, Metal and Glass$ 1 Min. charge
$ 2 13 gallon plastic bin or bagful
Recycling: Mixed Paper, including fiberboard boxes - NO tissues, paper towels, hardcover books, plastic bags or used cups/plates$ 1 Min charge
$ 2 Plastic bin/bag full
$ 8 cu.yd. bulk

Styrofoam: #6 Clean White Packing Styrofoam. No food/drink/egg Styrofoam.$5 per carload, prorated more or less depending on volume.
Tires up to 19", with or without rim$ 6
Truck Tires, Commercial$25
Large Equipment Tires, Loader tiresNot Accepted
Household Hazardous Products (HHP): Chemicals, oil, spray paints, insecticideONLY accepted on HHP Special Collection Days
Latex Paint: If not latex with alkyd, dry out and place in your regular trash. Or bring on Latex Collection Days . Alkyd added are only accepted on HHP daysOnly accepted on Latex Paint Special Collection Days
ReUse Items: Current Holiday / Seasonal items, Decor, Arts and crafts, school supplies, Fabric, yarn, sewing, knitting supplies, Toys, stuffed animals, puzzles, games, • Sporting goods: shoes, boots, helmets, Accessories: jewelry, hats, scarves, gloves, mittens, purses, backpacks, Entertainment: CDs, DVDs, records, Books. NO moldy / mildewed, Office supplies, greeting cards, gift wrap, party supplies, Home Improvement and Hardware, EyeglassesFree
ReUse Items: Clean metal, plastic and glass containers with lids. NO takeout containers, Dishes, pans, utensils, glassware, baking pans, bar ware, art, vasesFree
ReUse Items: Packing Peanuts, Packing Pillows, Thin Foam, Packing Paper etcFree
ReUse Items: Home medical equipment - NOT electronicFree
Deposit/Returnable bottles and cansFree - Leave in the Scout Shed
ReUse Items: Clean and dry home textiles:
linens, blankets, curtains, towels etc.
Textiles: Clean, dry clothing belts, shoes, purses etcFree - Place your tied plastic bags of textiles in the textile bins
Scrap metal & other metal itemsFree
Not Accepted: Sheet plastic, plastic shopping bagsBring to a Grocery Store to be recycled.
Not Accepted: Broken fluorescent bulbs or tubesDispose in home trash
Not Accepted: Audio cassette or VCR tapesDispose in home trash
Not Accepted: Smoke detectors Remove battery and dispose of the smoke detector in home trash
Not Accepted: Incandescent light bulbsSafe to dispose of in home trash.
We can NOT accept: Creosoted wood, yard waste, food waste or household garbageWe are not a transfer station and cannot accept these items. Contact your Town for options

Wachusett Earthday Inc. is a volunteer  501(c)3 non-profit operating at the Wachusett Watershed Regional Recycle Center.

New volunteers are always welcome! 

Wachusett Earthday has on-going partnerships with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and seven Wachusett Watershed towns: Boylston, Holden, Paxton, Princeton, Rutland, Sterling, and West Boylston.