Bags, Stickers, Bins & Fees

Annual RTS Sticker
Residents and commercial entities must have an up-to-date RTS sticker affixed to their windshield in order to enter the RTS. A commercial hauler sticker must be renewed annually and is good through June 30th of each year.

July 2022 to June 2023 Sticker Rates

Standard (Residential) StickerFree
Senior Standard StickerFree
Additional StickerFree
Hauler/Commercial Sticker$125
Replacement StickerFree
Lost or Stolen StickerFree
RTS Weekly PassFree

To Get an RTS Sticker In Person

Complete the Sticker Application Form below and take it with you to the Treasurers office located at town hall 1471 Highland Ave during business hours.

To Get an RTS Sticker By Mail

Mail a completed application form and a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Recycle Transfer Station
Town of Needham
1421 Central Avenue
Needham, MA 02492

Commercial haulers should include a check made out to Town of Needham.

If you have a question about purchasing an RTS sticker, please call the Recycle Transfer Station - 781-455-7568

Yellow Pay-As-You-Throw Trash Bags

Residents must purchase special yellow trash bags to dispose of their trash. Bags come in two sizes and are priced as follows:  

Large bags (30 gallons)$20.00 per package of 10 ($2.00 each)
Small bags (15 gallon)$10.75 per package of 10 (~$1.08 each)

Needham Yellow BagsNeedham Yellow Bags

Bags may be purchased at the following locations:

  • Needham Garden Center
  • Roche Bros Supermarket
  • Sudbury Farms Supermarket
  • Volante Farms
  • Town Treasurer’s Office at Town Hall
  • The Needham General Store

 Large Items

Fees for items that do not fit in a yellow trash bag are as follows. Payment is by check or credit card only. New rates are effective as of October 25, 2022.

Appliance (Freon-bearing)$15.00
Bulky Itemsvaries
Carpet (10 x 10)$10.00
Upholstered Chair$10.00
Sleep Sofa$20.00
Mattress / Box Spring (Each)$20.00
Toilet / Porcelain Sink$15.00
Small Item$5.00
Medium Item$10.00
Large Item$15.00
Propane Tank$5.00
Computer Monitor$20.00
Florescent Tube Disposal$1.00 each (limit of 10 tubes per week
Small Printer$2.50
Clean-Outs and Commercial Waste (Per Ton)$140.00
Minimum Scale Fee (Effective July 1, 2013)$25.00
Convenience Fee (illegal dumping)$10.00

Recycling Bins

Recycling bins are available for $5.00 at the Public Service Administration Building - DPW Admin, 500 Dedham Avenue, during office hours.