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
  • Recyclables (example: plastic, glass, cans, newspaper and cardboard)
  • Rugs
  • Yard waste (example: leaves and lawn trimmings)

Prohibited Items

  • Hazardous waste (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.