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Amherst Transfer Station - Updated May 15, 2013 Back

Services are restricted to residents of Amherst, Pelham, Shutesbury only.

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 8am to 2pm

www.amherstma.gov/recycling

(413) 259-3050

740 Belchertown Rd

Amherst, MA 01002

Residents and businesses of Amherst, Pelham, and Shutesbury may use this facility with the purchase of an annual vehicle sticker. This site is located on Route 9, two miles east of the Dunkin Doughnuts on College Road.

Paint products are only accepted from May to September. They must be in the original container, in liquid form and clearly labeled for contents and color. No more than 10 gallons per day will be accepted.

Amherst residents may bring decoration-free, pine Christmas trees to the Amherst Transfer Station free of charge. The transfer station’s entry sticker requirement does not apply to Christmas tree disposal, but trees larger than six feet in diameter or height must be cut into smaller pieces.

Please call for fee information. Fees must be paid with cash or check (no credit cards accepted).

Materials Accepted

Services:

Dropoff

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Material Residential Business Note
#1 Plastic Beverage Bottles

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This site accepts plastic bottles, jars, and tubs only. Please remove caps, lids, pumps and wraps.

#2 Plastic Jugs - Clear

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This site accepts plastic bottles, jars, and tubs only. Please remove caps, lids, pumps and wraps.

#2 Plastic Jugs - Colored

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This site accepts plastic bottles, jars, and tubs only. Please remove caps, lids, pumps and wraps.

#3 Plastic Bottles

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This site accepts plastic bottles, jars, and tubs only. Please remove caps, lids, pumps and wraps.

#4 Plastic Bottles

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This site accepts plastic bottles, jars, and tubs only. Please remove caps, lids, pumps and wraps.

#5 Plastic Bottles

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This site accepts plastic bottles, jars, and tubs only. Please remove caps, lids, pumps and wraps.

#6 Plastic Peanuts

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This product must be clean and dry, contained in plastic bags.

Aluminum Beverage Cans

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Audio Equipment

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Booklets

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Branches

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Please cut into pieces less than 4' long. Woody portions should be no more than 12" in diameter.

Brown Glass Beverage Containers

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This site accepts bottles/jars less than 2 gallons in size.

Brown Glass Containers

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Brush

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Please cut into pieces less than 4' long. Woody portions should be no more than 12" in diameter.

Cables

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Car Batteries

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Cardstock

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Please remove all non-paper liners and/or coverings.

Catalogs

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Cell Phone Accessories

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Cell Phones

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CFLs

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There is a fee to dispose of this product.

Chipboard

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Christmas Trees

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Amherst residents may bring decoration-free, pine Christmas trees to the Amherst Transfer Station free of charge. The transfer station’s entry sticker requirement does not apply to Christmas tree disposal, but trees larger than six feet in diameter or height must be cut into smaller pieces.

Clear Glass Beverage Containers

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dropoff

This site accepts bottles/jars less than 2 gallons in size.

Clear Glass Containers

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Computer Peripherals - External

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Corrugated Cardboard

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Please flatten.

CRT Computer Monitors

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CRT Televisions

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Desktop Computers

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Digital Cameras

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Ferrous Metals

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Fluorescent Tubes

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There is a fee to dispose of this product.

Game Consoles

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Gift Boxes

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GPS Systems

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Grass Clippings

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Green Glass Containers

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Greeting Cards

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Home Electronics

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Items Containing Mercury

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There is a fee to dispose of this product.

Lacquer

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There is a fee to dispose of this product.

Laptop Computers

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Latex Paint

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There is a fee to dispose of this product.

LCD Computer Monitors

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LCD Televisions

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Leaves

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Lithium-ion Batteries

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Magazines

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Medical Sharps

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Mercury Thermostats

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There is a fee to dispose of this product.

Mixed Paper

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Please remove all non-paper liners and/or coverings.

Motor Oil

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Please do not used bleach or detergent containers to transport oil.

MP3 Players

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Newspaper

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Nickel-cadmium Batteries

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There is a fee to dispose of this product.

Office Machines

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Office Paper

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Oil Filters

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Oil-Based Paint

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There is a fee to dispose of this product.

Paint Thinners

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There is a fee to dispose of this product.

Paper Bags

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Paper Shredders

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Paper Tubes

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Paperback Books

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Paperboard

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Phone Books

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Printers

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Receivers

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Shredded Paper

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Small Appliances

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Steel Cans

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Please rinse off food residue.

Tablets

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Telephones

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Television Accessories

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Tires

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Toner Cartridges

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Two-Way Radios

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Vacuum Cleaners

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Varnish

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There is a fee to dispose of this product.

VCRs

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Weeds

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Wood Stains

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There is a fee to dispose of this product.

Yard Waste

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