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.