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  • Can I bring mattress and/or box spring to Valley Recycling?
    Yes we accept Mattresses and box springs for a fee. Follow the arrows next to the green building to the residential area and staff there will take your charge and show you where to place them. Price: $65.00 each for mattresses and box spring $20.00 for futon or crib mattresses
  • Do you recycle block styrofoam or does it just go into trash?
    Unfortunately styrofoam would be accepted as trash only. Small quantities can be brought to the residential area.
  • Do you accept old latex paint cans, with some paint still in them?
    We do accept those items, although any form of paint would have to be solidified or dried up to be accepted. This can usually be done with cat litter or just by leaving the can open for 24-48. Please see an attendant in the residential area of our facility, have a great day! Click here.
  • Do you accept electronics....TV, Toaster oven, shredder, cameras etc?
    We do accept those items for a fee. Please see an attendant in the residential area of our facility!
  • I need to dispose of a piano and would like to know if you do this?
    Yes, we do take a piano , you have to go over our scale and weigh in. Disposal cost is $160.00 per ton and the minimum scale fee is $25.00 for any loads weighing less than 280lbs.
  • Do you take sewing machines for disposal?
    We do accept sewing machines. Please see an attendant in the residential area of our facility for assistance.
  • Do you accept old kitchen knives for recycling?
    Your old knife set may be thrown away as trash. Please see an attendant in the residential area of our facility for proper disposal.
  • Do you accept clean soda /beer cans for recycling?
    We do accept beer and soda cans in our recycling area, but you are also able to donate those items to "Cans For Cancer" on our property as well if you'd prefer.
  • Trying to get rid of some scrap lumber mostly pressure treated?
    We do accept wood. The cost over the scale would be $160.00 per ton with a $25.00 minimum for any load weighing less than 280lbs
  • I have some cardboard to recycle. Is there a fee?
    There is no fee for cardboard recycling when disposing trash at the same time. Please see an attendant in the residential area of our facility for assistance.
  • I noticed that the cost for a freon item is $30. I have a fridge to get rid of!
    I have a couple of questions Is there a size limit? Does the freon need to be removed before bringing it in? Can I get a receipt for this item? The cost to dispose of a fridge or any item with freon would be $30.00. The freon should not be removed before disposal, but if it is, it must include the certified sticker to avoid the freon charge. We do not provide receipts in the residential area of our facility.
  • Is this transfer station only available to Northampton residents?
    We are privately owned and anyone can come here. We do not require dump stickers, you just pay for what you bring.
  • Do you take junk boats or campers?
    We do accept boats and campers. All liquids, oil, gas, batteries and propane tanks must be removed prior to the disposal. There will be an extra charge of $10.00 per tire for a camper or boat trailer that are disposed of. Disposal cost is $160.00 per ton or $.08 per pound over the scale. Additional pricing would be for any freon units or appliances left in camper
  • Do you accept hazardous waste?
    We do not accept any form of hazardous waste, or liquid waste like paint, gasoline, diesel.
  • Tires! Do you take them and what is the charge?
    It depends on what kind of tires and quantity. Passenger car and small truck tires are $10.00 each in small quantities. Anything larger are not accepted. Call us (413) 587-4279 if you have more than 10 tires to dispose off.
  • Do you accept alkaline batteries and non-fluorescent light bulbs
    We accept both of those items. Please see an attendant in the residential area of our facility for assistance. Have a great day!
  • Hello, I have a broken couch, how much would it be to drop it off there.
    The cost of a couch does vary depending on size and weight, please see the list on our website for common residential items here: https://www.valley-recycling.us/ An attendant will be able to assist you in the residential area of our facility upon arrival. Have a great day!
  • Are water heaters (electric) accepted?
    We do accept gas or electric water heaters for a S10.00 fee. Please see an attendant in the residential area of our facility for assistance. Have a great day!
  • Old Computer monitor or an Old CRT Television
    Yes we accept the old CRT monitors or tv's for a charge: ($1.00 per diagonal inch up to 40 inches). Please see an attendant in the residential area of our facility for assistance. Have a great day!
  • Do you accept cloths, fabrics, sheets, old bed covers, etc?
    We recommend donating your bagged fabric, clothes, sheets and linens into the planet aid boxes at the entrance to our facility. Have a great day!
  • Wondering if you take gas grills for scrap metal?
    Gas grills without propane tanks will be free of charge in our metal container. Please see an attendant in the residential area of our facility for assistance. Have a great day!
  • I have a big box of various used 3 ring binders to get rid of!
    Three ring binders would be household waste and unfortunately unable to be recycled. You are able to bring them anyway you choose. Have a great day!
  • Are VCR Tapes recyclable?
    Old VCR tapes would be accepted as trash. Please see an attendant in the residential area of our facility for assistance. Have a great day!
  • Do you take large area rugs and if so, how much is the fee per rug?
    Area rugs can run anywhere from $5-$25 depending on the size and weight of the rug itself. Please see an attendant in the residential area of our facility for more accurate pricing. If you have over 280lbs you can go over the scale for $160.00 ton, $0.08 per lb., with a $25.00 minimum charge over the scale. Have a great day!
  • Brush, yard waste, grass clippings small branches. Do I need to go on the scale I have a trailer with brush?
    Yard waste does not have to go over the scale. You would go through the residential area of our facility and an attendant can price you out. Yard Waste:
  • How do I throw away clothes in Massachusetts?
    We have bins from "Planet Aid" at the entrance of our facility where you can drop of your items. Per Mass<.>gov: "In November 2022, Massachusetts banned textiles from disposal. Textiles include clothing, footwear, bedding, curtains, fabric, and similar items that are clean and dry. Even if your textiles are worn, torn, or stained, they can still be donated to a textile recycler" like: Planet Aid!
  • Furniture, do you accept furniture items
    Yes we accept furniture: Large / Heavy furniture items (Bureau, oversize dressers, etc.) $25.00 to $35.00. Medium Furniture items (Couch, Recliners) $15.00 to $25.00. Small Furniture items (Chair, table, etc.) $3.00 to $10. Sleeper Sofa Hide-A-Bed Couch $75.00
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