Clear, green, and brown glass jars and bottles will be placed in the
applicable bins. Lids must be removed and the jars/bottles must be rinsed
out. Dispose of lids in the trash compactor. Labels do not have to be
removed from the glass. No plate or window glass, mirrors, light bulbs,
drinking glasses, or ceramic will be accepted.
Cans: Beer, soda, and juice cans should be rinsed out. Do not crush.
Deposit in applicable bin. Aluminum cans are lighter than steel (tin)
cans. Most containers which have tab tops are aluminum. Some cans which
have full peel-off tops are not aluminum but steel (tin). Do not deposit
steel (tin) cans in the aluminum bin.
Newspaper only, (separate the glossy materials). Keep clean and
dry. Must be bagged in paper or plastic bags, or tied in bundles. Place
in appropriate cardboard box.
Includes magazines, glossy stock, ads from newspapers, mixed paper,
telephone books, envelopes (plastic windows must be removed).
Includes American made double-walled, brown cardboard only. No foreign
made cardboard such as: plastic coated, cereal, shoe or detergent boxes.
Keep clean and dry; should be flattened.
Milk Jugs: Includes opaque white milk, juice, and water jugs. Rinse
out, remove tops, and flatten out. Labels can remain.
Soda Bottles: Includes clear and colored soda, juice and liquor
bottles. Rinse out, remove tops, do not have to be flattened. Labels
Plastic Containers: Includes laundry detergent, shampoo, and soap.
Rinse out and remove tops.
Not all of these types of containers are always acceptable. Please refer
to the display over the bin or ask an attendant.
Oil: Includes motor or transmission oil. No antifreeze, brake fluid,
or transformer oil. Oil should be in suitable containers with lids.
Give the container to an attendant. Do not pour the oil in the tank
Batteries: Includes batteries from cars, trucks and motorcycles.
Metal: Includes all metal and appliances except those appliances
that contain CHLOROFLUOROCARBONS (CFCs), i.e.: refrigerators,
freezers, air conditioners, and de-humidifiers. Please check with attendant
before placing any items in the Scrap Metal pile.
Appliance: there is a $10.00 fee to cover the cost of purging CFC’s
from these appliances. The fee must be paid at the Town Clerk’s Office.
Present the receipt to the attendant when the appliance is taken to
the facility and place the appliance where directed by attendant.
Check with the attendant before placing tires in the Tire Trailer. Proof
of vehicle registration is required. Tires on wheels are acceptable.
Wood: Our Burn Permit allows us to accept leaves, brush and slash
five (5) inches or less in diameter, and untreated wood/untreated dimensional
lumber with an end cross-sectional area of twenty-four (24) square inches
or less. Plywood, particle board, painted, coated, or stained wood are
not acceptable for burning. Check with the attendant before placing
items on the burn pile. Leaves, pine needles, garden waste, and lawn
clippings do not go in the burn pile please. See attendant before dumping
these as well.
Material: Includes treated wood, roofing shingles, sheet rock, etc.
Demolition materials are only accepted directly from Jaffrey Residents
and non-resident owners of Jaffrey property with proof of property;
or from contractors working on property within Jaffrey, with documentation
of property ownership and contracting authorization. Please check with
attendant before placing items in the rolloffs. Commercial or Industrial
C+D is unacceptable.
Trees and Wreaths: Discarded natural trees and wreaths are accepted
at the burn pile. They must be completely free of ornaments, tinsel,
wires, and any other synthetic material.
Hazardous Waste Materials (HHWM): HHWMs are not accepted at the
facility. These materials will only be collected during the annual HHW
Collection Day, which is held once a year (Call the Department of Public
Works for date and time 532-6521). A list of HHWMs can be obtained at
the Transfer/Recycling Center.