Transfer Station & Recycling Center

Location


The Transfer Station & Recycling Center is accessible from its Route 2 westbound entrance. For GPS purposes, this is approximately 193 Massachusetts Ave, Acton.


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Please note that the Department of Public Works entrance at 14 Forest Road does not provide public access to the facility. The entrance is one-quarter mile west of Hosmer Street. The Transfer Station & Recycling Center takes care of all disposal and recycling needs for the Town of Acton.

Residents are welcome to use the Transfer Station & Recycling Center for normal household trash & recycling generated by everyday usage. In order to access the Transfer Station patrons must purchase a sticker or pay an individual trip fee.

Please note that all other items outside of normal household trash & recycling require an additional disposal fee.

The Town of Acton adopted a SMART (Save Money and Reduce Trash) pay-as-you-throw (PAYT) program in 2015. Please see the links on the left side of this page for the new Fee Schedule, Trash Collection Rules and Guidelines, as well as a list of SMART PAYT trash bag retailers.

For more information on the Transfer Station & Recycling Center, please call (978) 929-7742.

Hours of Operation

Day

Hours

 Sunday  CLOSED
 Monday  CLOSED
 Tuesday  7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 Wednesday  7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 Thursday  7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 Friday  7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 Saturday  7:00 AM - 3:00 PM