Recycling & Disposal Facility (RDF)

The Recycling and Disposal Facility is Wellesley's transfer station and recycling center.  The RDF is open to all residents with a valid permit.

To apply online for an RDF permit, please click here.

Please be advised that The Town of Wellesley does not offer trash pick-up services. 

Click here for the RDF’s Recycling Guide.

The RDF Rules and Regulations may be found here.
Important RDF Announcements 
  • Reusables Area is closed until Spring 2021 - In the interim, if you have items that you would like to donate, please check here for a comprehensive list of organizations accepting donations. 
  • Document Destruction Day 2021 information found here.
The bookshelf is now open with capacity restrictions (masks or face coverings are required when browsing).

Hours of Operations

Residential Hours remain unchanged

Commercial Scale Hours
Monday – Saturday
7:30 am – 11:30 am

Holiday Closures

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • President's Day
  • Patriot's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Indigenous Peoples Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas
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    RECYCLING CHANGES DUE TO COVID-19


    The RDF has changed recycling procedures to help protect users and workers. Please plan your RDF trips at non-peak times.
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    RECYLABLE OF THE MONTH


    Celebrate 50 years of recycling in Wellesley. Take part in the Recylable of the Month program.
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    FOOD WASTE DROP-OFF PROGRAM


    Help reduce the amount of food waste going to landfills. Sign up for Wellesley's Food Waste Drop-off program now.