Recycling carts are picked up every week on your regular trash collection day. Please put your bins curbside by 7:00 AM, placed at least (3) feet apart from your solid waste cart.
To Properly Prepare Your Recyclables for Pick Up Please Remember to do the following:
Put out your recycling carts (yellow lid) by 7:00 AM on your trash collection day. Be sure your cart is at least three feet away from your trash cart or any other item such as mail boxes, light poles, etc.
Mansfield now has Single Stream Recycling which means that you do not have to separate any of your recyclables, this will be done at the recycling facility.
The following items can be put in your recycling cart:
- Clear, brown, and green glass bottles
- Plastic containers #1 through #7 marked with the chasing arrows symbol
- Aluminum, tin and bi-metal cans, aluminum trays and pie plates.
- Newspapers, office papers, envelopes, junk mail, magazines, catalogs. Cardboard, box-board, cereal boxes, tissue paper, wrapping paper, clean pizza boxes. (NO waxed cardboard i.e. milk cartons, juice cartons)
Please rinse your jars and containers clean of food particles, crush the cans and breakdown the boxes to optimize the space in your container.
Bulky Items and White Goods Collections
Residents are required to schedule White Goods and Bulky item curbside pickups. “Bulky” refers to items that cannot fit into the 64-gallon trash cart such as furniture, box springs, mattresses, desks, chairs, etc. White Goods are any appliances such as stoves, refrigerators, dryers, dishwashers, etc. Bulky Items are required to have a “Bulky Item” sticker affixed to the item. White Goods are required to have a “White Goods” sticker affixed to them. The cost for these sticker is: White Goods $20.00 and Bulky Items $15.00. Stickers can be purchased at the Treasurer’s Office.
Residents can schedule the collection by contacting Waste Management at 1 800 972-4545.Bulky Items and White Goods will not be collected unless residents schedule a pickup in advance and have the proper sticker attached to the item.
There will be no pickup on the following holidays.
New Year’s Day
Pickup will be delayed one day on weeks that the above holidays fall
The Town operates a recycling park and compost facility at the intersection of Route 106 and East Street. The facility is open on Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 3:45 PM and on Mondays from 10:00 AM to 3:45 PM. The Green/Compost Area accepts glass, # 1 trough #7 plastic, newspapers, cardboard, white goods, clothing, tin, metals and yard waste. On Mondays the Green also accepts used motor oil. Residents may obtain a sticker to access the facility at the Town Clerk’s Office during regular business hours.
Resident Sticker Requirements at Mansfield Green
Mansfield Green sticker are required, the cost is $10.00 and will allow both resident parking at the Mansfield Train Station and the use of Mansfield Green. To obtain a sticker you must present your registration for the vehicle on which the sticker will be placed, at the Town Clerks Office.. Stickers are not available at the Green. For additional information, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 508-261-7345.
The following items to be dropped off at the Mansfield Green will require special stickers.
- CRTs, TVs, tires, propane tanks require one (1) sticker
- White Goods containing Freon (refrigerators, dehumidifiers, air conditioners, etc.) require two (2) stickers.
Special stickers cost $5.00 each and may be purchased at the treasurer’s office at town hall during regular business hours and at the Mansfield Green on Saturdays and Mondays. No cash will be accepted at the green-checks only.
Nobody will be admitted to the green without a valid resident sticker
Please direct any questions you may have regarding these changes to the DPW office
Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Recycling Notice (Computer Monitors, Televisions, etc.)
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) prohibits the disposal of cathode ray tubes (CRTs) from television and computer monitors at all Massachusetts disposal facilities. CRT’s must be taken to the Mansfield Green for recycling. They will not be picked up at curbside. (see Special Stickers above)