Recycling Center

The Recycling Center is located at the Town of Lancaster DPW Barn at 435 Center Bridge Road.

Hours of operation are Saturdays and Sundays, from 10 am to 12 noon, weather permitting.

The Center is CLOSED on major holiday weekends: New Years*, Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th*, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas*, and on the Sunday of Mothers Day and Fathers Day weekends. (It is OPEN on Saturday of Mothers Day and Fathers Day weekend.)

*The Recycling Center will be OPEN for the Christmas, New Years, or July 4th holiday weekends ONLY if these holidays fall on Wednesday.  If the holiday falls on a Thursday or Friday, Recycling will be closed the weekend after the holiday; if it falls on a Monday or Tuesday, Recycling will be closed the weekend before the holiday.

To find out if the Recycling Center is closed because of inclement weather, please call Nashoba Valley Regional Dispatch District at 978-772-1900.

Typically, information will be available by 9:30 a.m. on the day the Center is closed.


PLEASE NOTE: NO hazardous materials are accepted at the Recycling Center. Lancaster is a member of the Devens Regional Household Hazardous Products Collection Center.

  • You may dispose of hazardous wastes through this organization.
  • The Recycling Center is again accepting most electrical and electronic items. Please see "Price List" on this website for details.

NOTE: The Recycling Center can NOT take furniture or wood. Thank you for your understanding.