Recycling Program & Twiss Street Transfer Station

For information or to obtain a Twiss Street entrance permit please contact the License Department at (413) 572-6206 x 2.


Address: 57 Twiss St, Westfield, MA
Hours: 7 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. Monday - Saturday
Annual Permit Fee: $20.00

See the Transfer Station Info Sheet for all of the following information in a single page printer friendly format. 

Curbside Collection Information

The following information is provided for you convenience; visit the Public Works Refuse & Recycling page or contact their office for any more information about curbside collection:

Entrance Permits

  • Fiscal year 2021 entrance permits are available at the reduced rate of $20.00 and will be effective from October 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.
  • Transfer Station entrance permits may be purchased from either of the Westfield Big Y's at the courtesy desk.
  • You may also purchase the entrance permits by mailing a check for $20.00 to the City of Westfield, License Dept., 59 Court St., Westfield, MA 01085 or dropping of the check in the black box located at City Hall near the handicapped parking spaces.

Effective immediately you will now be required to provide proof of residency at the gate prior to admittance.

Items Requiring Sticker

The following items require an additional sticker which can be purchased at the courtesy desk of either Big Y stores in Westfield. Prices subject to change.

Bulk Items - $10.00
Mattresses, Box Springs, Furniture, Non-recyclable bulky items
Fire Extinguishers - $ 5.00
Items with Freon - $10.00
Freezer, Refrigerator, Dehumidifier, Air Conditioner
Propane Gas Cylinders - $ 5.00
20-pound size only
Tires:
Without Rim - $ 3.00
With Rim - $4.00
TVs and Computer Monitors: (by screen size)
Smaller than 19” - $5.00
19” to 35” - $10.00
36” and larger - $25.00

Items Accepted at No Additional Charge

Appliances - Washer, dryer, stove, dishwasher, water heater, microwave, etc.
Batteries - Rechargeable, Ni-Cad and Button
Books for Charity
Cardboard/Paper 
Bulky Rigid Plastics - NO METAL PARTS, Plastic buckets, lawn furniture, toys and playhouses, etc.
Electronic Items - Laptops, DVD and VCR Players,Stereos, computer towers, etc. (Additional fee required for TVs and computer monitors)
Fluorescent Lamps/Bulbs, Ballasts, Transformers
Lawn Mowers - Gas and oil must be removed
Leaves and Grass Clippings - Loose or in paper leaf bags only. NO BRUSH ALLOWED
Motor Oil, Antifreeze, Oil Filters, Car Batteries - Accepted on SATURDAYS ONLY.
Paint - Oil-based - Accepted on the FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH ONLY. Note: Latex Paint is not accepted but may be self-prepared for correct disposal in regular trash.
Salvageable Clothing
Scrap Metal -Reasonably clean of non-metal components
Styrofoam
Thermometers/Thermostats

For more information on what can and can’t be recycled, please visit springfieldmrf.org

Non-Accepted Materials

Construction/Demolition/Commercial Waste
Household Hazardous Products 
Tree Branches, Brush, Wood, etc.

Alternative Disposal Facilities

The following facilities are not affiliated with the city of Westfield. Fees may apply.

Valley Recycling 
234 Easthampton Rd., Northampton, MA
413-587-4279 – valley-recycling.us
Accepts construction, demolition & commercial waste

NEDT Household Hazardous Products Collection Center
190 East Main St., Westfield, MA
1-866-769-1621
Accept Hazardous Products

360 Recycling
100 Sgt. TM Dion Way, Westfield, MA
413-562-0192
Accepts brush