Recycling & Solid Waste News & Announcements

Recycling Center Hours This Week

 Hours This Week:Friday, April 10 ~ 8 AM to 3 PM

Simple Recycling Temporarily Suspended

Curbside Simple Recycling (pink bags) is suspended until further notice.

Franklin clothing recycling

January Brings a Record Month of Clothing Recycling

 In January 2020 picked up 20,437 pounds of clothing for reuse/recycling!... more ››

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

Franklin Recycles almost 37,000 Pounds of Clothing Last 2 Months of 2019

We are pleased to announce the clothing recycling program in Franklin has been more than succesful.  Clothing pickup started mid November... 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 ››

Franklin clothing recycling

First Week of Clothing Recycling Program a Huge Success!

The first week of clothing recycling in Franklin was a huge success resulting in 742 pickups and collection of  13, 167 pounds of... 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.