Rumford Avenue Resource Recovery Center

Open Monday-Saturday from 7:30am-2:30pm*; Closed on Sundays and Holidays. 
City of Newton residents only; for material generated from Newton residences, no commerical materials or commercial vehicles.
Proof of Newton, MA residency required.

Accepted Materials

Paint Exchange Program runs from mid-May through mid-October, and is open Monday through Friday (7:30am-2:30pm) We accept clean, useable latex paint, oil paint and paint products ONLY. Cans must be less than 3 years old and more than half full.  Old paint can be dried up and disposed of safely with your trash.

Special Drop-Offs for Electronics - Held once per month at the Depot from 8am-12pm.  Click here for the schedule and a list of what's accepted.

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-offs Schedule

FREE Compost Available to Residents! Click here for more information.

*Weather Related Closing May Occur Unexpectedly: Please call ahead when temperatures exceed 90 degrees or if there has been a heavy snow or rain storm. Rain and thunderstorms often cause flooding at Rumford Ave. The safety of our employees is our main concern.

Located at 115 Rumford Ave Driving Directions

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