Miscellaneous DPW FAQ
Yes! There is a sand pile to the right as you enter the DPW yard at 209 Wells St. from which residents are welcome to take sand, but you'll need to bring your own container. There is a small amount of salt in the sand.
Trash & Recycling FAQ
Greenfield and Leyden residents may bring hazardous waste to the Greenfield Water Facilities located at 384 Deerfield Street, Monday through Friday. Please call 413-772-1539 for an appointment.
Yes! It is very important to have the paper and cardboard in a separate bin from the glass, tin, aluminum, and plastics. You can read about what items are and aren't recyclable in our recycling guide here.
We offer 18-gallon, green recycling bins for only $4; they can be purchased at the DPW office, 189 Wells Street, or at the Transfer Station at 86 Cumberland Road.
Unfortunately, no. Shredded paper must be placed in the trash, or you can use it for backyard composting.
No. You can use the Transfer Station without a sticker by paying a $5 host fee in addition to the cost of whatever you're throwing away.
Your trash and recycling needs to be curbside by 7 a.m. If you delay, you may miss your pick-up.
Surprisingly, no! You can read the details of what kind of packaging can be recycled on the Springfield Materials Recycling Facility website.
Water & Sewer FAQ
Currently the billing happens every six months.
No. We offer an abatement on the sewer portion of your bill only for new pools or new liners for pools of at least 2,000 gallons.