Ashby Recycle Center & Transfer Station (ARCTS)

Trash, Recycle, Composting Details:

  • Trash is $7.00 per 33 gallon bag. 
  • Recycles are free with 1 or more bags of trash otherwise $5.00. Items accepted.
  • Other Items Collected: Books/Media, Fire extinguishers, Household batteries (all types), Mercury items, String lights, Shredded paper. Here is the Fee Schedule for other items.
  • Textiles are no longer accepted. They can be dropped off at:
    • Planet Aid Box at Low Low Convenience Store, 704 Fitchburg State Rd., Ashby, MA.
    • The box behind Ashby Town Hall, 895 Main St., Ashby, MA.
  • Swap Shop is open when the Transfer Station is open. Leave an item or take one. Clean, lightly used items only.
  • Compost: An average household can compost between 500 and 1,000 pounds of organic material each year producing a rich soil supplement out of material that would otherwise be disposed of. Click here to check out tips, how-to’s, and demonstrations on composting from the Mass DEP
  • Compost Bins are available at ARCTS at $25 each and are available in 2 styles, the Earth Machine and the New Age Composter.
Composting bins offered through MassDEP

Hazardous Waste Collection

Devens Regional Household Hazardous Products Collection Center

PLACE: 9 Cook St., Devens, MA 01434
DATE: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on the first Wednesday & following Saturday of each month except January & February
WHO: Residents & Pre-Qualified Small Businesses   
CONTACT:  978-501-3943,

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