Transfer Station and Recycling Center
The Plainfield transfer station and recycling center is under the control of the Board of Health. The town contracts with the Hilltown Resource Management Cooperative for collection and recycling services:
MA DEP Beyond the Bin: https://recyclesearch.com/profile/ma
Springfield Municipal Recycling Facility: www.springfieldmrf.org
If you have questions about what can be recycled, see the rules and regulations below, the HRMC website, or contact the town's recycling coordinator.
The Selectboard has appointed Jack Nelson as HRMC Representative (Recycling Coordinator). Jack Nelson can be reached at (413) 634-0170.
Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sundays Winter Hours 3:00 PM to 5:00PM ( Nov1 to April 1)
Sundays Summer Hours 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (April 1 to Nov 1)
Closed on legal holidays.
The transfer station (recycling and compactor) is located at the back of the Highway Garage, 184 East Main Street, Plainfield, MA.
Punch card system - Cards can be purchased from the Town Clerk or from the Compactor attendant. If purchased from attendant, you must pay by check. He/she can not accept cash. Current cost is $37.50 per Punch card.
For details on fees, see the rules and regulations below.
Household Hazardous Waste
For information on pre-registration for household hazardous waste collection, see the dates and locations. For information on what can be handled, see the HRMC website.
The Springfield Municipal Recycling Facility at: www.springfieldmrf.org
MaDEP’s Beyond the Bin at: recyclesearch.com/profile/ma