• Wachusett Earthday, Inc.
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Tuesday          9 to 11 a.m.
Wednesday    2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
First AND Third Saturday    8 to 11 a.m.

Please continue to check for weather-related closings.  If it snowed within 12 hours of our open time or if temperatures will be close to single digits it is possible we’ll be closed. 

In the event of extreme weather, please call us or check our Facebook page to see if we are able to open as planned.


Please do not arrive more than 15 minutes prior to opening time.  There is no waiting place at the gate or on the street.

Do not leave any items outside the gate.
Call 978.464.2854 if you need assistance.


MassDEP is hosting on their website a directory on where to recycle practically everything.  It’s called Beyond the Recycle Bin.  Click the link to access the directory.

Quick Info

Who are we?

How to help? 

Who can use the Recycle Center?

The Recycle Center is open only to residents of Boylston, Holden, Paxton, Princeton, Rutland, Sterling and West Boylston.

Where else can I recycle?



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Please be aware that prices are subject to change without notice to due to current market conditions.


Earthday News

We need you! Due to the ongoing increase in items being dropped off for reuse or disposal, we are busier than ever and always need volunteers. Please fill out the Volunteer Sign Up form under our Contact Us link even if you only have a few hours a month to spare.   If you belong to a social group, contact us about volunteering together! If you have a special skill or hobby that you think would be useful, let us know.


March will be here soon. Please remember that in March we are open on Thursday evenings 5:00 to 7:00 assuming the weather cooperates. We will go back to being open the third Saturday and not also on the first.

News Items

Global Recycling

Global Recycling

WBUR On Point radio show discusses issues around global recycling - and the impact of China's refusal to accept recyclables from the US. https://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2019/03/14/burning-recyclables-china-us