Tip of the Week: Safe Disposal of Mercury Containing Items

Mercury containing items such as thermometers, thermostats, switches, elemental mercury, and flowmeters are accepted year round at the Resource Recovery Center at 115 Rumford Ave., Auburndale, MA 02466. Mercury is a hazardous material. Do not throw away with trash.

The Resource Recovery Center is open Monday-Saturday from 7:15am-2:30pm* Closed on Sundays and Holidays.

*Weather related closings may occur. Please call customer service at 617-796-1000 when temperatures exceed 90 degrees or if there has been a heavy snow or rain storm. Rain and thunderstorms often cause flooding at the Resource Recovery Center.

City of Newton residents ONLY – for material generated from Newton residences, no commercial materials or commercial vehicles. The general public is allowed access to the Goodwill and Cradle to Crayons donation areas.