As a resident of Bernardston you have access to at least six Household Hazardous Waste collection events each year
· Pre-registration is required
· To see the complete list of collection event dates, times and locations, go to http://www.franklincountywastedistrict.org/HHWreciprocal.html
TOWN OF BERNARDSTON - TRANSFER STATION RULES & FEES – EFFECTIVE December 1, 2015
SERVICING ONLY THE TOWNS OF BERNARDSTON AND LEYDEN
Hours: Thursday, 7:00am to 5:00pm Saturday, 7:00am to 5:00pm
Inquiries: Transfer Station Supervisor (Gary Wetherby) 413 648-5424 (weekdays only)
Transfer Station Attendant: 648-5403 (when open).
USERS OF TRANSFER STATION MUST PRODUCE A VALID PERMIT (CARD) UPON REQUEST BY ATTENDANT
NO CASH ACCEPTED AT TRANSFER STATION. PAYMENT ONLY BY CHECK
Checks returned for insufficient funds wills result in a fee of $ 25.00 being charged to the person submitting the check, in addition to posted fees.
Residents of Bernardston must obtain a Transfer Station Permit (card) – no charge & good for as long as the holder is a town resident - from the Town Coordinator, Town Clerk, or Transfer Station.
Residents of Leydenmust obtain a Transfer Station Permits (card) annually in October for $ 75 each year. Leyden residents may obtain their permit in person at the Transfer Station or Bernardston Town Hall Monday through Thursday during regular business hours.
NO BURNABLE FIREWOOD OR BRUSH ALLOWED - NO TIRES ALLOWED
ALL REGULAR HOUSEHOLD TRASH MUST BE IN TOWN BAGS WHICH CAN BE PURCHASED FROM THE TOWN CLERK, TRANSFER STATION ATTENDANT OR THE COUNTRY CORNER FOR $2. PER BAG.
RECYCLING - NO CHARGE for permit holders: Scrap metal – get approval from attendant before depositing.
Cardboard (Corrugated, Paperboard), Paper Bags, Paper, Cans, Bottles, Cartons, Selected Plastic – follow rules at bins.
For more information about what is and is not acceptable in Western Mass recycling, please see: www.franklincountywastedistrict.org/recycle.html
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTED ONLY ON FIRST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH,
Hours: May – Nov, 8am – Noon; Dec. – April, 9am – 11am. For a list of acceptable items and fees, see:
www.franklincountywastedistrict.org/supersites.html. Fluorescent Tubes, Anti-freeze, Waste oil (clean),
Mercury Thermometers, Mercury Thermostats, Mercury Switches, Oil Paints & Stains, Batteries.
ALL ITEMS LISTED BELOW MUST BE CHECKED WITH ATTENDANT BEFORE DISPOSAL
|Carpet pads||$5 to $10|
|Carpeting||$5 to $10|
|Lawn tractor (gas & oil drained)||$10|
|Pool liners||$10 to $20|
|Propane tanks (20lb size)||$5|
|Propane tanks (over 20lb)||$10|
|Push mower (gas & oil drained)||$5|
|Rototiller (gas & oil drained)||$10|
|Snowblower (gas & oil drained)||$10|
|Stoves (gas or electric)||$5|
|TV (CRT of Flat) over 31”||$15|
|TV (CRT or Flat) (small)||$10|
|Water heaters (gas or electric)||$5|
DEMOLITION MATERIALS: only residential & non-commercial. Accepted twice a year $ 50 per cubic yard (3’ x 3’ x 3’). Contact Transfer Station Supervisor before bringing such materials to the Transfer Station.
Bernardston Town Hall
38 Church Street
Bernardston, MA 01337
Town of Bernardston
PO Box 504
Bernardston, MA 01337
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Bernardston Elementary School
Board of Assessors
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Board of Selectmen
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Franklin County Technical School
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Town General By-Laws
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Zoning Board of Appeals