Public Works - Trash and Recycling

Bulky & White Goods PickUp 4/8/2020

During the declaration of emergency, the procedure to arrange for a pickup of bulky items and white goods is as follows:

  • Contact the DPW Office via telephone at 508-851-6415 or email Make sure to include a good description of the items that you have, your address and a contact telephone number.

  • DPW will contact the residents and inform them of the number of tickets required and dollar amount.

  • Residents will then drop off a check made payable to the Town of Mansfield in the white drop box in front of Town Hall or mail to 6 Park Row . Please note that the fastest way is to drop it off in the white box. Please clearly state on the envelope “Attention DPW Office Curbside Pick Up”.

  • Upon receiving payment, DPW staff will contact the resident and provide them with the sticker numbers.

  • The resident will call Waste Management at 1-800-972-4545 and provide them with the sticker numbers and they will schedule the pickup.

White goods are picked up on Wednesdays and bulky items are picked up on Thursdays.

Simple Recycling is not being collected during declaration of emergency

Regular Trash/Recycling Collection

There will be no delay in trash and recycling collection due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please have your carts out before 7am on the day of your collection.

Please do not put any yard waste in your trash or recycle carts.

Please do not put any plastic bags in your recycle carts.  If you have any questions on items that can and cannot be recycled, please follow this link

The Mansfield Green will be open Monday, February 17th 10am - 4pm.

Trash Collection

Mansfield contracts with Waste Management to provide residents with weekly curbside trash pickup. Each household receives a single 64-gallon cart. Read more...

Mansfield Green Recycling Park is closed due the COVID-19 pandemic until further notice.

Mansfield Green operates as part of the Public Buildings, Special Projects Division. Miller Recycling has provided services at the Mansfield Green since July 1, 2006. Under the current contract, the Town is charged for the hauling of containers but receives a credit based on the weight and value of the specific material. Metal and cardboard are the most valuable materials being recycled, which help offset the cost of the overall operation.

Single-Stream Recycling 

Recycling smart is our goal. Please visit our Single-Stream Recycling page in order to review our guidelines and recycle correctly. 

Bulky Items & White Goods

Where to recycle my old mattresses or my old TV, washer, etc. You can obtain accurate information on our Bulky Items & White Goods page.

Household Hazardous Waste

In our community, the disposal of these special items is overseen by the Public Health Department. Please read our guidelines

Curbside Textile Recycling is postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Due to the State of Massachusetts Executive Order, effective March 24th, please be advised that ALL Simple Recycling collection (pink bags) operations in the State are temporarily suspended. This will remain in effect until further notice. Thank you very much for your partnership. We look forward to supporting each other & working together to successfully have the program up & running as soon as possible. Visit the Simple Recycling website for more information.

In addition to the items listed on website, Simple Recycling will also pick up small electronics in working order that weigh less than 50 pounds and fit in the pink bag. (printers, toasters, etc.)

In addition to the items listed on website, Simple Recycling will also pick up small electronics in working order that weigh less than 50 pounds and fit in the pink bag.  (printers, toasters, etc.)

Composting Options

  • Black Earth Compost is starting collection in Mansfield on July 8th, 2019

The Bin - The curbside compost bin is 13 gallons and comes with a locking lid and wheels for $24.00. For an additional $10.00 you can upgrade to a starter kit which includes two sizes of compostable bags; one roll of liners for the curbside bin and one roll for kitchen counter-top containers. We require your bin be lined either with a double lined brown paper bag or a certified compostable bin liner. Bin liners can be purchased through your customer login and they will be delivered on your next scheduled pickup.
Density Discount - When 200 Mansfield households are signed up or preregistered, the price will be lowered 30% to $69.99 for 6 months (only $2.31/week) or $12.99 per month for all participants. If you are interested in starting at either price point, please sign up below. If you select preregister during sign up you will be notified via email to enroll in service when participation reaches 300.

Why Compost?