Curbside & Transfer Station Banned Items

Per the Department of Environmental Protection's Municipal Solid Waste regulations, certain items cannot be mixed with trash that is picked up curbside or dropped at the Transfer Station. Some of these items can be dropped off separately at the Transfer Station for recycling and proper disposal; click here for more information.

Unacceptable Items


The following list of items cannot be put in orange town trash bags or curbside recycling bins:
  • Oil Based Paint
  • Pesticides
  • Fertilizers
  • Harsh Cleaners
  • Lithium, Nickel Cadmium and Button Batteries
  • Petroleum Products
  • Mercury Based Products - Flourescent bulbs
  • Some Inorganic Materials
  • Building Material
  • Roofing and Asbestos
  • Organic and Bio Hazard Material
  • Radioactive Material
For more information on banned waste, curbside trash, kitchen composting or recycling, please call 978-526-1242.

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