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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Framingham Public Works to Reopen the Recycling Drop-Off Center and Resume Bulky Item Collection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5/20/20

For further information, contact: 
Allyssa Jewell, Communications Project Manager
ajewell@framinghamma.gov
Tel: (508) 532-6029


Framingham Public Works to Reopen the Recycling Drop-Off Center and
Resume Bulky Item Collection

To Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19, the City Implements Changes at the Center

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Framingham Department of Public Works will resume bulky item collection the week of May 25 and reopen the Recycling Drop-Off Center (RDC) to residents on Friday, May 29.

To minimize exposure between DPW staff and the public, the Department will NOT issue new permit stickers until July 1, 2020, which will be valid until June 30, 2021.

While new stickers are not being issued, proof of residency will be required (driver’s license or vehicle registration) to utilize the facility.

Per Governor Baker’s Order and the City of Framingham’s Emergency Order, face coverings will be required to use the facility. Residents are asked to practice social distancing.

The facility will be operating in conformance with health and safety protocols set forth by the Commonwealth and the City of Framingham.

  • Who: Framingham residents
  • What: Reopen the Recycling Drop-Off Center and resume bulky item collection
  • Where: 255 Mount Wayte Avenue
  • When: Thursday (Recycling only): 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., and Sunday: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Why: To dispose of excess trash, recyclables, reusables, and bulky items.  


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