Local Drop Off Recycling Information

Oak Bluffs Recycling Center is located at 16 Pennsylvania Avenue

The Local Drop Off & Recycling Center is open on Monday through Saturday, 7:00 AM to 2:45 PM.

Food waste drop off is available at the recycling center. Free counter top bins for any Oak Bluffs resident. Bring up to 5-gallons of compost for $2.00.

What can you recycle?

Acceptable Materials

  • Aluminum cans (empty and washed clean)
  • Cardboard (flatten with all packing tape removed)
  • Clean box board (shoes boxes, cereal boxes)
  • Envelopes
  • Glass bottles and jars (no caps or lids, empty & washed clean)
  • Glossy inserts
  • Junk mail
  • Magazines
  • Newspaper
  • Office paper (white and colored)
  • Plastic bottles number 1 to number 7 (no caps or lids)
  • Food cans (empty and washed clean)

Newspaper, magazines, & paper MUST be separated from ALL cardboard.

Unacceptable Materials

  • Batteries
  • Cell phones
  • Ceramics
  • Computers
  • Pizza boxes
  • Books with bindings
  • Waxed boxes
  • Shredded paper
  • Glassware (Pyrex, light bulbs, plate/window glass)
  • Plastic bags of any kind
  • Printer cartridges (toner or inkjet)
  • Styrofoam or packaging materials
  • Clothing or linens
  • Tanglers (hoses, wires, chains, & electronics)

For more information on recycling in Massachusetts, visit https://recyclesmartma.org/