Recycling & Disposal Facility (RDF)

New RDF App and Widget!

Wondering if an item can be recycled at the RDF and where it should go? Planning for the next Shredding Day or facility closure?  Use the new RDF widget below or download the App to your smart device and StepUp! your recycling efforts.  Click here to learn more.

Important RDF Announcements 

  • Sunday Hours resume on Sunday, April 3, 2022. On Sundays the RDF will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
  • Paint Collection - Thursday, April 7, 2022 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. For information and 2022 schedule, click here
  • Reusables Area Reopening April 13, 2022 (NOTE new date).  Click here for hours. For a list of acceptable items and a listing of other organizations to donate to in the meantime please see the Reduce and Reuse page of our website.
  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection - Sunday, May 1, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information and 2022 schedule, click hereIf you ONLY need to dispose of PAINT, do not bring it to this event. Please help us lower the costs by disposing of paint during the RDF paint drop-off days.  
  • Document Destruction (shredding) - Sunday, May 1, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For event information, click here. 

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

To apply for an RDF permit or waiver click here to start the online application process.

Click here for the RDF’s Recycling Guide.

The RDF Rules and Regulations may be found here.

Holiday Closures

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • President's Day
  • Patriot's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Indigenous Peoples Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas