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Posted on: July 1, 2019

CHICOPEE LANDFILL CLOSED PERMANENTLY

PRESS RELEASE

CHICOPEE LANDFILL CLOSED PERMANENTLY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CHICOPEE – Chicopee Landfill closed on June 30, 2019, and on July 2, 2019, the new recycling drop off center, at the Baskin Drive DPW Headquarters, will open for resident drop-off. Permits are still required to use this drop off center. Chicopee residents have been sent information regarding the new recycling center through mailings, posted online, and it can also be found on the city’s website.

The new drop off center will accept recyclable items that cannot go in the green curbside Recycle Cart.  However, bulk trash, bulk waste, and construction/demolition waste must be brought to private disposal sites. To find site locations, register online, or to view the acceptable items list and pricing, visit www.chicopeema.gov/815.

Chicopee’s regular curbside trash, recycling, and yard waste pick-up will remain the same.

Please contact the Chicopee DPW at 413-594-3566 with any questions in regards to the landfill closure or the new recycling drop off center.



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