Needham Dump Hours: A Comprehensive Guide


Recycling & Solid Waste Division

Are you a Needham resident looking for information on the dump hours? Look no further! This article provides all the details you need to know about the Needham Recycling & Transfer Station (RTS), including its hours of operation, what items are accepted, and any fees associated with disposal.

Needham RTS Hours of Operation

The Needham RTS is open to residents and commercial entities during the following hours:

  • Tuesday: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Thursday: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Friday: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Saturday: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM

The RTS is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

What Items Are Accepted at the Needham RTS?

The Needham RTS accepts a wide variety of recyclable and non-recyclable items, including:

  • Recyclables:
    • Mixed paper
    • Corrugated cardboard boxes
    • Glass, metal, and plastic household product containers
  • Non-Recyclables:
    • Household trash (must be disposed of in yellow “pay-as-you-throw” bags)
  • Bulky Items:
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Clean-outs
  • Other Items:
    • Automobile batteries
    • Batteries (rechargeable and button)
    • Books
    • Cell phones
    • Clothing and other textiles
    • Computer monitors (CRTs)
    • Deposit bottles/cans
    • Electronics
    • Fluorescent lamps
    • Household items for donation
    • Medical sharps
    • Mercury-containing devices
    • Paint
    • Plastic (large rigid plastic items)
    • Printer cartridges
    • Propane tanks
    • Scrap metal
    • Tires
    • TVs

For a complete list of accepted items and any associated fees, please visit the Needham RTS website:

Fees Associated with Disposal

There is no fee for most recycling at the Needham RTS. However, there are fees associated with the disposal of certain items, such as:

  • Bulky Items: $140 per ton
  • Clean-Outs: $140 per ton
  • Appliances and Freon Items: Varies depending on the item
  • Automobile Batteries: $10 each
  • Computer Monitors (CRTs): $25 each
  • Propane Tanks: $5 each (1 lb.) or $10 each (20 lb.)
  • Scrap Metal: $20 per ton
  • Tires: $10 each (car tires) or $20 each (truck tires)
  • TVs: $25 each

Additional Information

  • Residents must display a current RTS sticker to use the facility.
  • Commercial entities must purchase a commercial sticker.
  • Payment for bulky items and clean-outs is by check or credit card only.
  • The RTS offers a Re-Use-It Swap Shop where residents can bring items they no longer want or need and take away items they can use.
  • The RTS does not accept hazardous waste.

For more information on the Needham RTS, please visit the website or call 781-455-7568.

7:30 AM–4 PM

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