Recycling & Disposal Facility (RDF)

The Recycling and Disposal Facility is Wellesley's transfer station and recycling center.  The RDF is open to all residents with a valid permit.

To apply online for an RDF permit, please click here.

Please be advised that The Town of Wellesley does not offer trash pick-up services. 

Click here for the RDF’s Recycling Guide.

The RDF Rules and Regulations may be found here.

Important RDF Announcements 



  • Reusables Area is closed until Spring 2021
The bookshelf is now open with capacity restrictions (masks or face coverings are required when browsing).

Hours of Operations

Residential Hours remain unchanged

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

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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    RECYCLING CHANGES DUE TO COVID-19 


    The RDF has changed recycling procedures to help protect users and workers. Please plan your RDF trips at non-peak times. 
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    FOOD WASTE DROP-OFF PROGRAM


    Help reduce the amount of food waste going to landfills. Sign up for Wellesley's Food Waste Drop-off program now. 
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    STEP UP YOUR EFFORTS


    Increase your recycling efforts and help Wellesley meet its goal of stepping up the amount of recycling in town.
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