Solid Waste Management
Click here for a guide to policies, fees, and materials accepted at the City's two transfer stations effective April 15. If you have any questions about these changes, please contact Deb Laizer at 587-1570 ext. 4306 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Northampton Sanitary Landfill closed at 3:00 pm Friday, May 17th, 2013 and will not reopen. The landfill opened for business in 1969 and became a regional facility in 1990. The final capping of the landfill is occurring this summer and early fall.
The Locust Street Transfer Station is the only place to deliver household trash (in blue bags) & recyclables (e.g., paper, cardboard, bottles & cans). It also accepts compostable food waste/non-recyclable paper, small scrap metal items, used oil, antifreeze, rechargeable batteries, vehicle batteries, used books, and textiles/shoes/accessories.
The Glendale Road Transfer Station is open on Saturdays to dispose of bulky waste like mattresses, tires, large metal items, appliances, bulky rigid plastics, electronics, universal waste and propane tanks.
Leaf and yard waste drop off at the Glendale Road Transfer Station will occur the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month from April 1st through November 30th and two weekends in January through Gate 2.
Two Christmas tree collections will be held in January at the Smith Vocational High School.
Please call the DPW at 587-1570 x 4306 if you have any questions.