The Recycling and Transfer Station (RTS) provides residents with the opportunities to safely dispose of a variety of hazardous materials that can not be safely disposed of in regular trash.
The RTS collects a variety of hazardous materials on a daily basis:
View more details at What We Take
Needham now has a reciprocal agreement with six other local towns for Household Hazardous Waste collections. Fees are assessed for materials brought to a town where you are not a resident. See details (PDF).
The RTS conducts paint collection days on the third Saturday of the month April through October from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
***PLEASE NOTE*** Household Hazardous Waste Day 2021 will be on October 16th.
View information on what to bring and what you can dispose of with regular household trash.
Needham conducts one Household Hazardous Waste Day per year. 2021 collection will be Saturday October 16th from 8 a.m. to noon at the DPW Building at 470 Dedham Avenue.
The event is open to all Needham residents.
Find information on what to bring and what you can dispose of with regular household trash.
For information on disposal of unwanted medications and medical sharps see how to safely dispose home medical waste.