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Recycling
Recycling bins can be purchased for a nominal fee at the Transfer Station.

Town visitors may bring recyclables to the Transfer Station for free.
Trash costs $2.00 to $4.00 per bag.

SWAP SHOP HOURS
8:00am - 12:00pm - Closed Sunday and Monday


HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP-OFF DAYS 2015. See schedule.

RESIDENTIAL RECYCLING PICK-UP:
Recycling, including cardboard and newspapers, follows the same schedule as trash pick-up. 

All items go in the recycling bin except cardboard or if you put out your recycling in plastic bags, it must be clear bags.

Glass 
Clear and frosted bottles/jars, any color, rinsed please. Metal rings and paper labels OK. No mirrors, window glass, lightbulbs, pyrex or ceramic items. 

Plastic
All beverage and liquid containers, rinsed please. Leave caps on. No plastic bags
nor plastic that contained hazardous products.

Aluminum & Tin Cans 
Foil pie plates. Paper labels are acceptable, rinsed please. 

Newspaper & Other Paper 
If you can rip it, recycle it! Staples OK. Do not tie newspaper with string; put in paper bag or in bottom of recycle bin. No plastic bags except for shredded paper. 
 
Cardboard & Chipboard
Corrugated, flattened to a size no larger than 3 feet by 3 feet - either in a large carton or tied with tape (no string, please). No waxed cardboard.

AT THE TRANSFER STATION:
All above items PLUS:

Rigid Plastic
Large plastic toys. No PVC

Yard Waste 
Grass, leaves, small branches.
Compost available to take.
 
Scrap Metal
Fees may apply.

Wood 
Not from construction. Fees may apply.

Mattresses & Box Springs
Fees apply.

Clothing/Fabrics
Clean and Bagged

Fluorescent and LED bulbs
DO NOT THROW IN TRASH.
Take to shed at transfer station or return to hardware store.

Miscellaneous Items 
Computers, TVs, tires, rechargeable and lithium batteries, mer-
cury items and propane tanks. Fees may apply.

Styrofoam Peanuts 
Bring to exchange shed across from swap shop - clean and
bagged. Leave them or take them. Any other styrofoam cannot be recycled.

Swap Shop 
Household goods, toys, books, etc. No clothing or furniture at this time.


Town of Provincetown
260 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
Ph: (508) 487-7000
Fx: (508) 487-9560