Our Mission

Protect the public health and safety of the Town of Brookline by providing quality municipal solid waste services and environmental programs that are safe, efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally responsible.

Recycling Resources

  • Do you have outdated electronics, toys, or other items that don't belong in your household recycling bin? Don't throw them away! Find out where to recycle, reuse, or repurpose them in MA using the Beyond the Bin Recycling Directory
  • The statewide recycling campaign RecycleSmartMA by the DEP provides the do’s and don’ts of recycling in Massachusetts.
  • Have a question about an item and whether or not it can be recycled? Check out the Recyclopedia to find all of your recycling answers!

Use The New We Recycle Brookline App Below:

View and download your collection schedule Recycle-App Opens in new window
Search how to dispose of specific items
Sign up for Private Curbside Compost Collection with Black Earth Compost

Don't forget to download the App, search "We Recycle Brookline" in the App Store.

Programs and services include the following:

  • Automated single-stream recycling collection
  • Solid Waste curbside collection
  • Residential curbside yard waste collection
  • Residential curbside bulky item collection
  • Hazardous waste drop off
  • Enforcement
  • Voluntary composting through Black Earth Compost
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  1. Public Works

    Physical Address
    Municipal Service Center
    870 Hammond St.
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

    Phone: 617-730-2156

  2. Katie Weatherseed (she/her)

    Zero Waste Program Manager

  3. Chaimaa Medhat (she/her)

    Asst. Recycling Coordinator

Committee Meetings every 1st Tuesday of the month.