Recycling & Solid Waste News & Announcements

Recycling Center

Recycling Center Will Be Open Tuesdays Effective April 6th!

Spring is here!Effective April 6 thru November 30, 2021, the Recycling Center hours will be:Tuesdays: Noon-3 PM
Fridays: 8 AM-3 PM... more ››

Curbside pick up

Simplerecycling Curbside Clothing Program Returns to Franklin!

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Stored clothes ready for processing

Curbside Clothing Continues to be Huge Success

Almost 40,000 pounds of clothing was collected in November and December of 2019 alone!We encourage everyones support to recycle these... more ››

Franklin clothing recycling with more acceptable items

Continued Success for Franklin Clothing and More Program!

The Simplerecycling program is a confirmed success and we want to let you know there are many more items that are accepted in the ... more ››

clothing recycling

Curbside Clothing Starts November 11, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Franklin will begin a curbside clothing recycling program starting November 11, 2019 with... more ››

Latex Paint is now accepted at the Recycling Center (ONLY APRIL thru OCTOBER)

See Attached fact sheet for what is accepted in the latex paint container.  There is no additional charge for this new type of paint... more ››

American Flag

American Flags now Processed at the Recycling Center!

Effective immediatley American flags are accepted at the Recycling Center for proper disposal.  Give them to the gate attendant and they... more ››

Overflow trash bags are available at the DPW office (257 Fisher St)

Overflow trash bags are available at the DPW office (257 Fisher St): $15 for a sleeve of 5 bags.... more ››

The town’s needle/syringe disposal kiosk is located in the lobby of the Police Department on Panther Way.

The town’s new needle/syringe disposal kiosk has been relocated to the lobby of the Police Department on Panther Way as of 1/1/15.