Commercial Recycling

Semi-Annual Business Recycling Events


Concord Public works hosts 2 business recycling events a year for Concord businesses. The next business recycling event is scheduled for Friday, September 30, 2016. View the flyer for the September 30th Business Recycling Event (PDF). The event will be held at 300 Baker Avenue at the location shown on the flyer from 9 a.m. until noon. Concord Public Works (CPW) partners with the Chamber of Commerce for these events.
The business recycling events provide Concord businesses with a safe and low-cost opportunity to properly dispose of computers, monitors, printers, TVs, fax machines, other electronics, and fluorescent bulbs. Confidential documents will be collected on site and shredded at Doc Shredding Corp's secure and alarmed facility at a cost of $5 per box. Pre registration is required, Concord businesses can register by calling Complete Recycling Solutions at 866-277-9797. To be notified of future events send an email to the CPW office.
Large Pile of Recycable Items
Mixed Paper Recycling Program
Did you know, almost 90% of the waste generated by the average business is recyclable? Concord Public Works (CPW), in cooperation with the Concord Chamber of Commerce and the Concord Business Partnership, provides Concord businesses with a number of recycling and disposal opportunities for recyclable and difficult to manage wastes. For more information on any of these programs contact Concord Public Works at 978-318-3240. The mixed paper recycling program provides Concord businesses with collection of mixed paper and corrugated cardboard. This program collects any clean paper product including:
  • All kinds of boxes and cardboard
  • Catalogs
  • Clasp envelopes
  • Computer paper
  • Envelopes (windows and labels are accepted)
  • Fax paper
  • File folders
  • Junk mail
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Phone books
  • Soft cover books
  • White and colored paper
  • Writing tablets

Hazardous Waste Disposal


Concord businesses that generate less than 27 gallons per month of hazardous waste may bring hazardous materials to the Minuteman Regional Household Hazardous Waste Facility in Lexington for a fee. The site is open one Saturday per month during the months of April through November from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Businesses are required to pre-register with Clean Harbors by calling 781-380-7121 prior to the event. Payment by check is required at time of event. For more information contact CPW at 978-318-3240.