Transfer Station & Recycling Center


The Transfer Station & Recycling Center is accessible from its Route 2 westbound entrance. For GPS purposes, this is approximately 193 Massachusetts Ave, Acton.

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Please note that the Highway Department entrance at 14 Forest Road does not provide public access to the facility.

This entrance is one-quarter mile west of Hosmer Street. The Center takes care of all disposal and recycling needs for the Town of Acton.

Please note, Effective Tuesday, September 1, 2015 the new SMART (Save Money and Reduce Trash) pay-as-you-throw (PAYT) program went into effect. Please see the links on the left side of this page for the new Fee Schedule, Trash Collection Rules and Guidelines, as well as a list of SMART PAYT trash bag retailers.

For more information on the Transfer Station and Recycling Center, please call (978) 929-7742.

Hours of Operation



 Sunday  CLOSED
 Monday  CLOSED
 Tuesday  7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 Wednesday  7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 Thursday  7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 Friday  7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 Saturday  7:00 AM - 3:00 PM