Bulk Waste Disposal

Numbered Bays at Residential Drop Off Center for Bulk Waste Items

Worcester residents have the following options to dispose of bulk waste items:

  1. Make an appointment to drop bulk waste off at the Residential Drop-Off Center where the fees are lower.
  2. Contact Casella Waste Management of Massachusetts, Inc. for curbside bulk waste pick-up.
  3. Contact a private licensed hauler.

Residential Drop-off Center

How it works

  • The drop-off center is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
  • The drop-off center is for Worcester residents only. Proof of residency is required.
  • No commercial waste will be accepted or commercial users allowed.
  • Bulk waste drop-off is by appointment only and nominal fees apply.
  • Please call at least 48 hours before desired appointment date to verify if a time slot is available.
  • Household Hazardous Waste is accepted on specified days, is by appointment only and is free of charge.
  • Yard waste drop-off and recycling drop-off are free and no appointment is necessary.
  • It is important that you show up on time for your bulk waste appointment.
  • All vehicles must check in with an attendant.
  • Payment must be made by check or exact cash. No change will be kept on site.
  • No scavenging of any materials will be allowed at the center.
  • We reserve the right to inspect all loads and to adjust fees as warranted.

Bulk Waste Drop-Off Appointment

How To Participate

Find the bulk item(s) you wish to dispose of from the items below. This list does not include all of the items we can accept. If you don't find the item you have, please call DPW&P Customer Service at 508-929-1300.

  • Air Conditioner (portable)
    $12.00
    Dehumidifier
    $12.00
    Dishwasher
    $5.00
    Dryer
    $7.00
    Freezer
    $12.00
    Hot Water Heater
    $7.00
    Microwave Oven
    $10.00
    Refrigerator
    $12.00
    Stove/Oven
    $7.00
    Trash Compactor
    $5.00
    Wash Machine
    $7.00
  • Bathroom Vanity (no sink)
    $5.00
    Box Spring (any size)
    $7.00
    Bureau
    $7.00
    Chair (stuffed, not recliner)
    $5.00
    Chair (wood, ex: kitchen)
    $3.00
    Counter Top (8 ft. length)
    $5.00
    Desk (wood)
    $7.00
    Door (wood)
    $3.00
    Garage Door (wood)
    $5.00
    Hutch
    $10.00
    Mattress (any size)
    $7.00
    Picnic Table
    $7.00
    Plastic Lawn Chair
    $3.00
    Plastic Lawn Table
    $5.00
    Recliner
    $7.00
    Rug (16'x16' or less, rolled & tied)
    $5.00
    Sink (porcelain)
    $5.00
    Sofa (regular, sleeper or loveseat)
    $10.00
    Table (wood)
    $5.00
    Toilet
    $5.00
    Tub (fiberglass)
    $5.00
  • Computer CPU/Printer
    $5.00
    Computer Monitor
    $5.00
    Television - 25" and Under
    $5.00
    Television - Over 25" and Console (any size)
    $10.00
  • Unbroken, Used Fluorescent Tubes & Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
    FREE OF CHARGE
  • 55-Gallon Drums (open both ends, no residue)
    $5.00
    Aluminum Siding
    Cu. Yd. Price*
    Barbecue Grill (tank is extra)
    $3.00
    Bicycle
    $3.00
    Car Bodies & Parts
    Cu. Yd. Price*
    Chair (kitchen, dining room)
    $3.00
    Desk (metal)
    $5.00
    Door (steel)
    $3.00
    Door (storm)
    $3.00
    Fan
    $3.00
    Ferrous Bed Frame & Headboard
    $3.00
    File Cabinet (2 or 4 drawer)
    $3.00
    Fire Extinguisher
    $10.00
    Garage Door (metal)
    $5.00
    Helium Tank
    $5.00
    Lawn Chair (metal, no webbing)
    $3.00
    Lawn Mower (not riding, no gas or oil)
    $5.00
    Lawn Mower (riding, no gas, oil or tires)
    $10.00
    Lawn Spreader
    $3.00
    Oil Tank (open both ends, no residue)
    $7.00
    Pickup Caps (no wood or fiberglass)
    $5.00
    Propane Tank (20lb only)
    $3.00
    Radiator, House
    $3.00
    Roof Rack
    $3.00
    Shed (metal, dismantled)
    $5.00
    Shovel
    $3.00
    Sink (metal)
    $3.00
    Snow Blower (not riding, no gas or oil)
    $5.00
    Steel Shelving
    $3.00
    Swing Set (no concrete, must be dismantled)
    $5.00
    Table (metal)
    $3.00
    Table Saw, Drill Press
    $5.00
    Tillers (no gas or oil)
    $5.00
    Tool Box (small)
    $3.00
    Trash Can (metal)
    $3.00
    Tub (cast iron or steel)
    $5.00
    Typewriter
    $3.00
    Utility Cabinet
    $3.00
    Wheel Rim
    $3.00
    Wheelbarrows (no wood or tires)
    $3.00
    Windows (metal, storm)
    $3.00
    *Cubic Yard of Metal (minimum price)
    $5.00
  • Tire - Car (with or without rim)
    $3.00
    Tire - Truck (max. 22", with or without rim)
    $5.00
    Tire Over 22"
    Not Accepted
    Battery (auto, pick-up truck)
    $3.00

Curbside Bulk Waste Pick-Up

Casella Waste Management of Massachusetts, Inc.

  • There is a per-item fee for curbside bulk waste pick-up.
  • The City's recycling contractor, Casella Waste Management of Massachusetts, Inc., is the curbside bulk waste collector.
  • The City has obtained preferred rates from Casella for bulk waste pick-up. Residents must contact Casella directly by calling 508-832-2349.
  • Residents can have an unlimited number of items collected per appointment.
  • Residents must pay for bulk collection when the appointment is made. Payment can be by credit card (VISA, MasterCard and AMEX) or money order.
  • Worcester Resident:
    Burnables (couch, mattress, furniture, rug, car tires, etc.)
    $25.53 + $20.60 each additional piece
    CRT's (TV's, computer monitor, etc.)
    $44.29
    Metals-Other (lawn mower, washing machine, stove, etc.)
    $25.53
    Sectional Sofa/Couch
    $25.53/piece
    Sectional Sofa/Couch With Sleeper
    $49.58 + $25.53 each additional piece
    Sleeper Sofa
    $49.58
    White Goods-Freon (refrigerator, a/c, dehumidifier, etc.)
    $37.82
  • The per item fee is not refundable without a 24-hour notice for cancellation.
  • Bulk items must be on the curb by 7 a.m. on your scheduled collection day.

Contact Information

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

Accessible via WRTA Bus Line. View Schedules

Open April - November
Wednesdays 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturdays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(Closes at 4 p.m. in November)

Phone: 508-929-1300

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