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City of New Bedford Official Website - Department of Public Facilities Recycling Overview

Solid Waste and Recycling Division

recycle

Kenneth F. Blanchard, Director

The City of New Bedford provides residents and businesses with a wide variety of programs and services to help them manage their unwanted waste.

These programs are as follows:

Shawmut Avenue Transfer Station
1103 Shawmut Avenue
New Bedford, MA 02746
(508) 991-6156
(508) 961-3133 Fax

Hours:
Monday – Friday - 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Saturday - 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (recycling only)

  1. Have a question about recycling? Call (508) 979-1493 or send an email to Marissa.Perez-Dormitzer@newbedford-ma.gov


  2. Have a computer monitor, television, appliance, or scrap metal?  Call ABC Disposal for an appointment at
    (508) 999-2619.

  3. Not sure of your trash and recycling collection day? Click here.

Announcements
...click here for more information

Disposal Events for Prescription Drugs, Sharps, Household Hazardous Waste, Confidential Papers, & Tires
Click here for Press Release
Click here for Flyer

Summary of the New Automated Trash and Recycling Program ... more information

Residents may now recycle Styrofoam blocks at the Shawmut Avenue Transfer Station...
click here for Press Release

Rigid Plastics Now Accepted at the New Bedford Transfer Station...click here for Press Release
Click here for Flyer

City Encourages Cardboard Recycling
Did you know the City earns revenue from cardboard? ... more information


Department of Facilities & Fleet Management
294 Liberty Street - New Bedford, MA 02740 - Tel: 508-979-1520 - Fax: 508-979-1521
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