Accepted / prohibited Materials

Accepted Items

  • Air conditioners
  • All furniture
  • Appliances (example: washers, dryers, stoves, freezers and refrigerators)
  • Bedding
  • Everyday household waste from a single household
  • Oil tanks (cut in half)
  • Non-hazardous paints, stains and wood finishes pdf
  • Recyclables (example: plastic, glass, cans, newspaper and cardboard)
  • Rugs
  • Yard waste (example: leaves and lawn trimmings)

Prohibited Items

  • Hazardous waste pdf (example: paints, stains and wood finishes)
  • Brush and demolition material

Note: Periodic collection days for household hazardous waste products occur annually during the Summer / Fall months. Contact the DPW for information on locations, dates and times. Visit the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Website for more information about household hazardous products and recycling.

Alternative Disposal Locations

Construction & Demolition

New Bedford Waste, LLC, Sandwich

Wood, Stumps, Logs & Brush

 Bourne Integrated Solid Waste Management, Bourne

Cape Resources Company, Marstons Mills

New Bedford Waste, LLC, Sandwich

R. J. Bevilaqua Construction Corporation, Sandwich

Note: Contact Alternative Disposal Location businesses directly for information and disposal fees.