Residential Drop-Off Center

Entrance to the Residential Drop-Off Center

The drop-off center allows residents to dispose of an unlimited number of bulk waste items in a timely manner and at a low cost. There is also a yard waste drop-off area and a compost/winter sand pickup area.

How it Works

The residential drop-off center provides the following services at the hours indicated below. All services are for residents only. Proof of residency is required. Commercial vehicles are not permitted.

With an appointment, residents may drop off bulk waste items for nominal fees at the following times:

  • Wednesday appointments: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Saturday appointments: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

For more information, please visit our Bulk Waste Disposal page.

Bulk Waste Drop-Off Appointment

With an appointment, residents on private roads may pick up surplus gravel and asphalt grindings free of charge at the following times:

  • Wednesday appointments: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Saturday appointments: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Gravel or Grindings Pick-Up Appointment

Typically twice per year, the City of Worcester hosts free Household Hazardous Waste Day drop-off events. With an appointment on a scheduled drop off event, residents may dispose hazardous household waste.

For more information, please visit our Household Hazardous Waste page.

Hazardous Waste Day Appointment

Residents may drop off household recycling or pick up compost free of charge at the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

For more information on recycling, please visit our Recycling page.

For more information on composting, please visit our Composting Program page.

Residents may drop off yard waste free of charge at the following times:

  • Wednesdays: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Saturdays & Sundays: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in November)

For more information on yard waste drop-off, including additional drop-off locations, please visit our Yard Waste Drop-Off page.

Types of Waste

Learn more about items that can be disposed of at the drop-off center and the rules that apply to each.

Contact Information

Residential Drop-Off Center
1065 Millbury Street
Worcester, MA 01607

Accessible via WRTA Bus Line. View Schedules

Open April - November
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Phone: 508-929-1300

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