Upcoming special collections:
Saturday, November 18th, 8 am to 12 noon – Chemicals and paints – Household hazardous products collection at the Wachusett Regional Recycle Center. Please do not mix paints and chemicals. There is a $4 fee per pound (dry) or gallon (liquid) Also accepting all bulk, recycle, reuse and electronics (some with fee).
Please be sure that your donated items are clean and sorted – our volunteers cannot sort through mouse nests and debris that is not shelf-ready! Thank you!!
Regular open hours every Tuesday 9 to 11 a.m., Wednesday 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, 5 to 7 pm, and every third Saturday 8 to 11 a.m. The Recycling Center is open to residents of seven Wachusett Towns: Boylston, Holden, Paxton, Princeton, Rutland, Sterling and West Boylston. The collection is provided by Wachusett Earthday, the Department of Conservation and Recreation, and the seven Wachusett Towns.
The Recycle Center welcomes home goods, reusable furniture, crafts, sporting goods, fabric, bicycles, school supplies and appliances for swap or to be passed on to families in need. Each large appliance or large furniture item costs $5 for potential disposal.
Check www.wachusettearthday.org or Town web sites for updates. Directions to the Wachusett Watershed Regional Recycling Center: I-190, Exit 5, north one block on Route 140 to light, left on Legg Road and travel 0.8 mile to the entrance on the right. Or Laurel Street, West Boylston or Manning Street, Holden to Raymond Huntington Highway (parallel with I-190 at Holden/West Boylston town line), and travel 0.9 mile to the entrance on the left.
Please contact Wachusett Earthday at 978-464-2854 or visit our website at wachusettearthday.org for more information.