Bulk Collection

  • Residents in single to four family units are eligible for the curbside collection of bulky waste.
  • Bulky items are household items such as a couch, or mattress that cannot fit in your trash cart.
  • *Any refrigerator, freezer, air conditioner or dehumidifier to be collected must have a certificate affixed to it, by a qualified technician, that all freon (CFC's) have been removed. Contact your appliance service firm for this service.
  • In an effort to help residents dispose of items outside the bulk collection program, beginning July 1, toilets, sinks, carpeting - 3 feet in length, maximum weight of 40 pounds, will require a $5 fee per item, paid directly to Republic Services.
  • A maximum of 5 items per collection will be taken.
  • A maximum 2 televisions per year are allowed.
  • Items to be collected must originate from the resident's household and must be placed on the tree-belt by 7 a.m. of the scheduled collection day.
  • Residents must call the collection contractor, Republic Services at 413-557-6700 to arrange for a bulk item collection. (Please do not call the Town Hall Offices for an appointment, we cannot schedule the collections, you must do so directly with Republic Services.)
  • Bulk collections will take place on specific days during the months of February, April, May/June (split month), August, October and December.

Materials Specifically Excluded From Bulk Collection


List is not all inclusive.
  • Automobile parts
  • Construction and demolition debris such as:
    • Doors,
    • Concrete
    • Insulation
    • Pressure treated wood
    • Sheet rock
    • Shingles
    • Siding
    • Windows
  • Hot tubs
  • Household garbage
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Liquids
  • Oil tanks
  • Propane tanks
  • Recycling
  • Rubber tires
  • Yard waste