Household Waste

The Department of Public Works operates two transfer stations to collect  waste and recyclable material from Northampton residents.  Because city  solid waste services do not receive tax-funding, station operating  expenses are paid via access sticker and disposal fees.  Sticker  purchase grants access to both transfer stations for one fiscal year, and gives  residents the low-cost option of transporting their own waste and  recycling to a common collection spot.  A sticker also grants access to  many recycling and hard-to-manage waste collection programs.  Policies, fees, and materials accepted at Northampton stations

Participants using the do-it-yourself  household trash disposal option  must place their trash inside pre-paid, blue SMART (Save Money and  Reduce Trash) bags, which are available from participating SMART trash bag retailers.  Please contact Deb Laizer with questions.

Residents can now purchase transfer stickers online as well as in person at 125 Locust Street.