Recycling Drop-Off Center

Overview
The Recycling Drop-Off Center is located at 255 Mount Wayte Avenue. It is available to the permitted residents of Framingham. Please see below for information obtaining a permit.

Recycling Center Pamphlet

Hours of Operation

Day
Hours
Thursday
8 a.m. - 3 p.m. (business and residential recycling only)
Friday
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sunday
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Recycling Center Policies

  • The recycling center is for permitted Framingham residents and local businesses only. A valid permit is required. No exceptions!
  • All customers must stop at the guard shack first. Please follow posted guidelines and employee instructions; your courtesy is appreciated.
  • All materials covered under the state waste bans must be handled appropriately. Materials must be separated according to these guidelines.
  • No commercial vehicles during Residential hours of operations (Friday through Sunday).
  • Commercial use of this facility is prohibited during residential hours of operation. No commercial vehicles will be allowed in the facility during this time period.
  • Construction / renovation material is not accepted.
  • Permits are non-transferable.
  • We reserve the right to revoke a permit at any time if facility use appears to be non-conforming.
  • All users must pay a per item fee to dispose of the following items
    • All carpeting
    • Bulky soft goods
    • Freon-containing items
    • Propane tanks
    • Sleeper sofas
    • Television / Computer
    • Tires
Obtaining a Permit
  1. Permits are available at 2 locations:
    • Mount Wayte Avenue recycling center during normal hours of operation
    • Public Works' Colonna Building, 100 Western Avenue (Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
  2. Present vehicle registration at time of purchase and allow attendant to make a copy.
    • Registration must be current, non-commercial, and show a Framingham address.
    • For leased vehicles, the accompanying insurance policy showing a Framingham address must be presented.
    • Residents whose vehicles do not conform to the above requirements may complete non-conforming vehicle application form for permit consideration.
  3. Pay $10 fee with cash or check.
  4. Allow employee to place permit on lower driver-side windshield.
Replacement Sticker Guidelines
  • If a windshield is replaced, or the vehicle is traded in before the end of the calendar year a replacement permit may be obtained by scraping off the old permit and taking it to the recycling center during normal hours of operation.
  • Replacement stickers will not be granted free of charge unless old permit is presented intact and permitted number is legible.
  • Receipts will not be accepted for replacement stickers; the old stickers must be presented.
Business Recycling Program
All Framingham businesses are encouraged to use the Framingham recycling center to drop off recyclables every Thursday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Permits are $50 and are valid for the calendar year. Only recyclable items and universal waste (fluorescent bulbs, motor oil, or batteries) are permitted: no trash disposal allowed.