Recycling Program & Twiss Street Transfer Station

Landfill Entrance Permits & Recycle Sticker Notice

Effective 6-9-2022 and until further notice, entrance & recycle stickers for the transfer station will be exclusively sold at either Big Ys in Westfield at their customer service desk

Due to pending changes to our system, permits & stickers will not be available for sale through city offices.

Stay tuned for updates

Please refer to the health department page for more information on what can and can't be recycled.

Address: 57 Twiss St, Westfield, MA
Hours: 7 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. Monday - Saturday
Annual Permit Fee: $25.00

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

  • Transfer Station entrance permits may be purchased from either of the Westfield Big Y's at the courtesy desk. 

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, Bulky rigid plastics (lawn furniture, toys and playhouses, etc), 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
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, Button and Car Batteries
Books for Charity
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 - 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

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

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 –
Accepts construction, demolition & commercial waste

NEDT Household Hazardous Products Collection Center
190 East Main St., Westfield, MA
Accept Hazardous Products

360 Recycling
100 Sgt. TM Dion Way, Westfield, MA
Accepts brush

Additional Information

For information regarding the disposal of items not found on our website, please visit the MassDEP's Beyond the Bin Recycling Directory.