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Transfer Station
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Address:
238 Washington Street
Becket, MA 01223
Phone:
413-623-8312
Hours:
9:00 - 5:00 Tuesday & Saturday from October 16th thru May 14th

9:00 - 5:00 Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday from May 15th thru October 15th
 
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2017-18 Transfer Station Permits and Bag Stickers are now on sale and available Online

There is no longer any need to stand in line at Town Hall for transfer station permits and bag stickers. They can now be purchased on Unipay Gold using the link from the Town’s Homepage. If you already have a user name and password set up for paying your taxes online then you are ready to log on and make these purchases. If not , the following link may Help Getting Started with Online Payments. To receive a permit at the senior rate, the purchase will have to made in person at Town Hall with the presentation of a valid driver’s license. If you have any questions please contact the Tax Collector’s Office at 413-623-8934 Ext 16.

Permit Years start on July 1st and end on June 30th.

Residents using the facility must have a transfer station vehicle permit affixed to their vehicle.

Annual vehicle permit is required.   Three vehicle permits can be purchased per household.

Please Note New Rate

Cost of vehicle permits:  $50.00 for primary vehicle, $3.00 for secondary vehicle.
                           $20.00 for primary vehicle for residents over 65, $3.00 for secondary vehicle.

Vehicle permits and bag stickers are available via three methods:

                                (beginning 05/01/2017)

Via U.S. Mail: Mail in the Transfer Station Permit Form

In Person: At Town Hall, Route 8 (557 Main Street)

Bag Stickers are also available at the Becket General Store 3235 Main Street, Becket Country Store 609 Main Street, Dish Hollow 42 Washington Street, The Olde Village Market 30 Washington Street and the Sherwood Shoppe 437 Wells Road
        

Prior to offloading, please see the attendant for verification of disposal items.       

        Household trash
Residential:
·      $1.00 per bag (30 gal) w/out sticker

Bulky waste:  (pickup truck 1-1/2 yards)
·      Residential  $15.00
·      Commercial $20.00  (contractor)

Lawn mowers:
·      Push $5.00, riding $10.00

Mattresses:
·      King $20.00, queen $15.00 double $10.00 single $5.00

Sofas/love seats:
·      $10.00, upholstered chairs $5.00

Appliances:
·      Stoves, washer/dryer, ect. $10.00
        Household trash

Televisions:
·      Up to 19” $10.00, 20” and over $15.00
Computers/monitors:
·      Hard drive w/monitor $15.00, monitors only $10.00
Tires:
·      Passenger/light truck $3.00, full size truck $ 5.00, dump truck $10.00, loader/tractor $20.00
Appliances containing Freon:
·       Air conditioners, dehumidifiers, freezers, refrigerators ect. $25.00
Items containing mercury:
·      Fluorescent light bulbs, thermostats NO CHARGE!
        ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED AT THE TRANSFER STATION
BATTERIES  WASTEOIL   BRUSH AND STUMPS   HAZARDOUS WASTE (PAINTS ECT.)   CHRISTMAS  TREE


 
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