On Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Kingston Commuter Rail parking lot on Marion Drive, the MBTA will be holding a Community Recycling Event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The event is open to the residents of Kingston and the surrounding communities such as Bridgewater, Duxbury, Middleboro, Pembroke, Plymouth or any other nearby community. If you live anywhere close to the station it is a perfect time to get rid of that “stuff” in your garage or basement.

The MBTA encourages people to dispose of everything from refrigerators to lawnmowers in a responsible way, therefore, every item will eventually be dismantled and have zero landfill impact.  The following list is what will be accepted:

TV’s at a cost of 35 cents a pound – Everything else is free.

Electronics: computers, monitors, VCRs, cell phones, keyboards, printers, copiers, faxes, modems, cabling, wire, cords, cameras, videos, scanners, walkmans, iPods, hard drives, stereos, speakers, etc.

Metal: all types, all kinds, swing sets, fencing, rebar, pots, pans, file cabinets, etc.

Electrical: wires, cables, motors, batteries, power tools, enclosures, panels, light fixtures.

Toys: plastic, metal, electronic.

Textiles:  clothing, household linens, shoes, belts, stuffed animals, in any condition (must be dry).

Appliances: washers, dryers, AC units, stoves, refrigerators, microwaves, trash compactors, etc.

Small Appliances: vacuums, irons, blenders, toaster, food processors, lamps, humidifiers.

Yard & Power Equipment: mowers, weed whackers, tillers, chainsaws, etc. (please empty fuel & oil).

In addition we will be accepting clothing, household linen and shoes.

Will not accept: wood, glass, hazardous materials, liquids, tires, mattresses, carpets, textiles, upholstered furniture, Styrofoam, fluorescent bulbs, toilets, no household trash.

For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 617-222-5750.