Mansfield Green Recycling Park & Compost Area
Days and Hours of Operation (effective 1/02/2021):
Saturday 8:00AM - 3:45PM
Sunday 8:00AM - 3:45PM
Monday 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Tuesday through Friday Closed
Only six cars allowed in the Mansfield Green Recycling area at a time
Another lane will be coned off to allow traffic for the compost area to continue through
An employee will be checking cars at the gate, and will control the amount of cars allowed into the Green Recycling area at a time.
All employees and residents coming into the Mansfield Green must wear a mask in accordance with the Massachusetts’ guidelines.
Everyone is required to maintain proper social distancing
Please be patient, if you see a long line please come back another time, we expect to be very busy during the reopening process.
Please segregate your recyclables in advance in order to minimize your time at the Green
Please cut your cardboard to no larger than 2 X 2 feet in order to expedite the time at the compactors
We appreciate everyone’s patience and cooperation in getting through this difficult time
The Town of Mansfield operates a recycling park and compost area that provides a convenient way to recycle materials that are not collected in single-stream recycling bins, white goods (not bulky items), and yard waste.
The Mansfield Green Recycling Park and Compost Area is at the intersection of Route 106 and East Street, 499 East Street.
Annual Sticker Requirement
The Mansfield Green Recycling Park is open to Mansfield residents whose vehicles have an up-to-date sticker affixed to their vehicle window. To purchase an annual sticker, bring your automobile registration and $20 (effective July 1st, 2018) to the Town Clerk’s office at Town Hall. The sticker will allow both resident parking at the Mansfield Train Station and the use of the Mansfield Green Recycling Park on a calendar-year basis. Vehicle stickers are not available for purchase at the Mansfield Green.
The Mansfield Green allows you to recycle white goods, yard waste, and other materials that in some cases cannot be recycled in your curbside single-stream bin. This includes:
- Clothing and textiles
- Fluorescent light bulbs (these should never be placed in the trash)
- Large metal and steel items, such as grills, bicycles, and bed frames
- Large pieces of Styrofoam (polystyrene)
- Motor oil
- Plastic items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
- Propane tanks (sticker purchase required)
- Tires (sticker purchase required)
- TVs and computer monitors (sticker purchase required)
- White goods that contain Freon, such as refrigerators, humidifiers, and air conditioners (sticker purchase required)
- White goods that do not contain Freon, such as washers, dryers, dishwashers (no sticker purchase required)
The Mansfield Green Recycling Park accepts grass clippings, leaves, and small brush clippings. The diameter of branches cannot exceed 3 inches. You can dump paper bags that include these materials as well.
- Construction and demolition debris
- Plastic bags
Get more details on what you can and cannot recycle in Mansfield (PDF).