Bulky Item Disposal

Definition of Bulky Items
Bulky items are defined as: materials which require a fee for collection due to their size and/or weight or which cannot be disposed of as municipal solid waste during the regular collection route because of Massachusetts waste disposal restrictions outlined in 310 CMR 19.017.1.

Disposal Options

Items must be paid for in advance; cash or check accepted. Residents have 2 options for proper disposal of bulky items: drop-off and curbside collection

Drop-Off
Residents may bring these items to the Recycling Drop-off Center, located at 255 Mt. Wayte Ave., during normal hours of operation (Thursday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.) A permit to used the facility is required.

Curbside Collection
Residents of 1 to 4-family dwellings and approved condominiums may schedule a special bulky item curbside collection. Special curbside collections may be scheduled at the Recycling Drop-off Center during the normal hours of operation or at the Public Works office (Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.) located in the
Memorial Building
Room 213
150 Concord St.
Framingham, MA 01702

Fees
Applicable fees for bulky item disposal are as follows:
Bulky Items
Drop-off Curbside
Metal Items No fee $12*
Soft Goods (non-metal items > 40lbs)
$12 $12*
Sleep Sofa $25 $25*
Mattresses $20 $20*
Freon Items $15 $15*
Carpeting (total > 4’x6’) $25 $25*
TVs, Monitors, CRTs $15 $15*
Tires – any size (with or without rims)
$2 $2*
Propane Tanks $5 No curbside collection

Note: *$5 service fee added for curbside collections*

Collection Day
When are curbside items collected? Soft goods are scheduled for your regular trash day; all other items are scheduled for Wednesday.

Items must be set at the curb by 7 a.m. on the scheduled collection day; employees are not authorized to enter private property.