Recycling & Solid Waste Program


The Stoneham Public Works Solid Waste and Recycling Department is responsible for the collection of residential solid waste (trash) and recyclable materials from the residents of Stoneham.

Specific Functions

The specific functions of this Department include:

  • Administering the Town’s Solid Waste Collection and Curbside Recycling Collections contracts under which all solid waste and recyclable goods are collected.
  • Responding to citizen inquiries and complaints relative to the solid waste program
  • Maintaining and staffing the Town’s Stevens Street Recycling Center. A recycling sticker is required.
  • Recycling stickers maybe purchased at the Department of Public Works during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Conducting an annual Hazardous Waste Collection Day, through which residents of Stoneham may properly dispose of household quantities of hazardous materials
  • Tracking waste trends and calculating and preparing trash bills.