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Posted on: October 28, 2022

Textiles and Mattresses Banned from the Trash as of November 1

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Effective November 1, 2022, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has added textiles and mattresses to the list of materials that are banned from trash disposal.

Textiles includes clothes, linens, towels, shoes, and accessories, like hats, gloves, socks, underwear, belts, purses, and handbags. 

There are options for properly disposing of textiles and mattresses:

For questions, contact the Town's Environmental Services Division at 781-274-8300.