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Welcome To ChathamRecycles.org!..................Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!....................Buy Recycled....................Buy Minimal Packaging....................Recycling Creates Jobs....................Recycling Saves Money....................Recycling Saves Trees....................Recycling Saves Minerals....................Incineration And Landfills Cause Pollution....................Support Recycling Industries....................Buy Products Made From Recycled Materials...................Buy Recycled Paper....................Think Outside the Box...Recycle Your Cardboard....................
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Vistor's Guide To Recycling On Cape Cod (PDF)

WAIT! DON'T TOSS THAT BANANA PEEL IN THE TRASH!

Recycle Kitchen Scraps

Kitchen Scraps Composting NOW at the
ChathamTransfer Station!

Reduce your trash and
help the environment more than ever
through an exciting new pilot project.

WHAT?
ALL vegetable and fruit scraps
egg shells * coffee grounds
NO meat products * NO bags please.

WHERE?
Recycling Area, Chatham Transfer Station

WHY?
Because it helps the environment by turning these
scraps into compost and it reduces our Town's
trash disposal costs.

-In cooperation with Watts Family Farms
(WattsFamilyFarms.com)

HAPPY 2013 FROM ALL OF US AT CHATHAMRECYCLES!

 

Learn about Composting and watch this Compost Workshop Video held Oct 12, 2012 in Chatham

Recyclefest 2014

Hear! Hear! Plastics #1 through #7 are collected all together now! No bags or styrofoam please. For a list of recyclable items, please visit this page.

CHATHAM CAN DO BETTER

According to The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Chatham, Massachusetts is recycling at the rate of 39%.

How does that number stack up to Harwich, Provincetown, Orleans and other towns on Cape Cod?

Chatham CAN do better, but only if YOU help!
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WHAT ITEMS CAN CHATHAMITES RECYCLE?

With our comprehensive Recycling Center, it's easy for Chatham residents both young and old to recycle!

From glass bottles to aluminum cans, newspapers to magazines, find out what can be items can be recycled!
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-- Source: MA. Dept. of Env. Protection (2006)

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Do Your Part - RECYCLE TODAY!.........................Do Your Part - RECYCLE TODAY!.........................Do Your Part - RECYCLE TODAY!.........................Do Your Part - RECYCLE TODAY!.........................Do Your Part - RECYCLE TODAY!.........................Do Your Part - RECYCLE TODAY!.........................

DID YOU KNOW? The Chatham Transfer Station has FREE COMPOST! BYOB! (Bring Your Own Bin, Box, Bucket, Buick) and take all you need!

Recycling Fact:

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Watch the Chatham Recycles Video

How We're Doing
Chatham's Annual Recycling % Rate:
2011 42%
2010 Insuffient Data
2009 38%
2008 39%
2007 34%
2006 21%
2005 20%
2004 18%
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ChathamRecycles.org is the official website for Reduce, Reuse, Recycle in Chatham, Massachusetts. Whether you are a business, a year-round resident or are simply visiting our community on Cape Cod, we ask that you do the right thing and start recycling today! The Recycling Center can be found at the Chatham Transfer Station at 97 Sam Ryder Road Chatham, MA 02633 508.945.5156 email. For a map and directions, please click here