The Recycling Depot Swap Shop is open Fridays and Saturdays through October from 7:30am-1:30pm, at the Newton Resource Recovery Center (115 Rumford Ave., Auburndale).  Find your new treasures here and bring your gently used items here for reuse. Details are available HERE.

To make the Swap Shop a success we are in great need of volunteers! To sign up visit or for further information, please email

City residents can drop off usable items, and/or take home other items for free. All items must be approved by a volunteer before being dropped off.  View our accepted items list and guidelines.  Open to Newton residents only – proof of residency required upon request.

We do not accept:

  • TVs or monitors
  • Large or stuffed furniture
  • Large appliances
  • Hazardous materials
  • Building materials