Recycling Center

Aerial View of the Franklin Recycling Center

This information is specific to the Beaver Street Recycling Center, located at 445 Beaver Street.

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday: Noon-3 (April thru November only)
Friday & Saturday: 8-3
Sunday: 9-1
Please remember that cash is not accepted at the recycling center; payments may be made by check, credit/debit card (Visa, Mastercard and Discover). 
Household Hazardous Waste Information - See Below Attachment
For additional information, please visit our Additional Resources page.
Bulk Items NOT accepted at the Recycling Center include: indoor furniture, tables, chairs, sofas, carpeting--these items can be picked up alongside your curbside service. Call Waste Management @ (800) 972-4545 or visit to schedule a pick-up. (See attachment below for more information).

Waste Management will no longer be collecting mattresses through the curbside program. Mattresses can be brought to the Recycling Center (a pass is required). Broken/soiled or foam mattresses will not be accepted.

Please visit for more information on the State of Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection's new waste bans policy.