Recycling Center Base Cape Cod
Available to: Coast Guard Base Cape Cod, Coast Guard Tenant Commands, and Base Housing Residents.
Base Cape Cod, MA 02542
Recycling Center Information: (508) 968-6692/6487
Code of Massachusetts Regulation 310 CMR 19.000 requires that ALL recyclable materials be diverted from general trash/construction and demolition activities and deposited within an appropriate recycling stream within a designated recycling area.
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Drop-Offs are planned to be conducted during designated base-wide clean up weeks. These dates will be advertised in base notifications distributed by the Housing Office to on-base residents and staff. If you have HHW that you need to dispose of prior to these scheduled events please contact Environmental Health and Safety's Dan Morisset at 508-968-6487.
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Hours of Operation
Mondays: 0800-1200 or by appointment - please contact EHS staff to schedule an appointment outside of regular hours of operation.
Note: The Recycling Center will be closed on all Federal Holidays.
Please report any Illegal Dumping to Environmental Health and Safety.
The Recycling Center accepts the following recyclable items that can be dropped off during hours of operation:
||Please remove rims prior to drop-off.
||Separate metal from other materials (plastic, wood, etc.) and use appropriate dumpsters for light and heavy metals. Aluminum cans are included.
|Televisions, computers, monitors, microwaves, VCRs, etc.
(Rule of Thumb -if an item has a printed circuit board, please treat as E-Waste)
| BATTERIES & BULBS
||All unbroken light bulbs; batteries
| MERCURY CONTAINING DEVICES
|CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLITION DEBRIS
||Bulk construction debris, furniture, etc.
| GENERAL TRASH
||Please segregate recyclables prior to any deposits contributed to this waste stream.
|NOTE: Do not leave items outside gate for us to pick up for you. Also, household collection bins are now available for housing residents.
Resident self-serve recycling is available at the LeMay Street recycling station (adjacent to the former Lyle School).
NOTES: Deposit of items outside of the Recycling Center fence line is prohibited. Household recycling bins are available for issue. Please contact EHS with any questions or to make an appointment for recycling outside of hours of operation.
We would like to hear from you. Please fill out our EHS Feedback Form and return to the EHS Office at the following address:
Base Cape Cod, USCG
Environmental Health and Safety
5215 E. Hospital Road, 2nd Floor
Buzzards Bay, MA 02542