Recycling & Disposal Facility (RDF)

UPDATED MESSAGE: Due to COVID-19 New RDF Procedures are in Place and Effective Immediately. 
Please Read Here.

A COVID-19 Letter to Residents Read Here


Important RDF Dates


(Updated July 7, 2020) 
  • RDF will be open on Sundays from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM beginning on Sunday, July 12th.
  • Paint Drop-off ONLY will be offered on Wednesdays July 15, July 22 and July 29 from 3:00 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • The bookshelf is now open with capacity restrictions (masks or face coverings are encouraged when browsing).
  • The next Hazardous Household Waste Day and Document Shredding Event are planned for Fall 2020.

Hours of Operations

Residential Hours remain unchanged

Commercial Scale Hours
Monday – Friday
7:30 am – 11:30 am

Saturday, 7 :00 am - 10:00 am

The Recycling and Disposal Facility is Wellesley's transfer station and recycling center. 

As the Town of Wellesley does not offer trash pick up services, this facility is open to all  residents with a valid permit. Permit applications are available through this link and at the Facility’s Customer Service Office.

Click here for the RDF’s Recycling Guide.

The RDF Rules and Regulations may be found here.

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Holiday Closures

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • President's Day
  • Patriot's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas
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