Solid Waste and Recycling Disposal
Getting rid of household trash can be complicated these days. Most landfills are closed. Many disposal facilities limit themselves to commercial vehicles. Further, many cannot accept items determined to be recyclable—the newest being construction and demolition debris. Finally, some waste-to-energy plants cannot accept materials such as mattresses and couches, as the springs can foul their machinery.
Fairhaven does offer many options for its residents, including:
Special Collections of:
Area Commercial Facilities
Other items can be brought to area commercial waste disposal facilities. These are one we know of; feel free to let us know of others.
R.E.P., ( on Route 28 in Rochester, 508-291-3400 - Concrete, cement, brick, concrete blocks, rocks, boulders.
Bob's Tire in New Bedford, 508-997-8545 - will accept tires, on or off the rim.
Frank Environmental Corp. of New Bedford, 508-995-9997 – will accept gasoline, diesel fuel, kerosene, fuel oil, pesticide, cleaning fluid, paint remover, paint turpentine, varnish, mineral spirits, weed killer, any liquids, any flammable gases, acids.