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Trash Disposal Rules and Guidelines

All regular household trash should be bagged in the Official Light Blue Acton Trash Bags for disposal. Items not in designated bags will NOT be accepted.  No exceptions will be made.

Do not place the following items in the Town-approved bags:

  • Recyclable plastic, glass, paper, cardboard, or metal

  • Leaves, grass, or yard waste

  • Dirt, sod, concrete, or rock

  • Construction/demolition debris

  • Household hazardous waste, including needles

  • Hot ashes or flammable materials such as oil, gas, or liquid paint

More Information

For more information, please contact the Acton Transfer Station and Recycling Center

Open Hours

Tuesday through Saturday from 7am to 3pm

*Please note that from 7am to 8am is reserved for Seniors only.

The Center is closed on Public Holidays


Town of Acton

Transfer Station & Recycling Center
195 Massachusetts Ave
Acton, MA 01720

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