Scales at North Attleboro Recycling Center Remain Unusable as Work Delayed Again | Local News


NORTH ATTLEBORO — Scales at the city’s recycling center will remain out of service until at least Tuesday, the solid waste division told local residents.

According to a posting on the city’s website, a delay with the contractor hired to fix the scales at the 777 Mt. Hope St. facility is the cause.

The new target date for scale repair is January 25. Originally, the work was to be completed by mid-December. This was later postponed to January 10. The scales have been out of service for several months.

The center is “still unable to weigh vehicles on entry or exit and therefore cannot accept items that normally exceed the scale during this period, for example, sofas, non-municipal waste, wood, metal, etc.”, according to the website.

The center will remain open for normal operations from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday, Friday and Saturday.

Appliances containing Freon, other appliances or so-called appliances, propane tanks, electronics, televisions, tires, mattresses / box springs, light bulbs, household waste are always accepted. and recycling.

Access to the recycling center is limited to residential customers who participate in the city’s curbside recycling program and who have paid their annual fee in full and who have valid stickers on their cars.

The city has announced that 2022 Recycling Center stickers are now available to residents who qualify. The city had allowed residents to use 2020 recycling stickers during the pandemic. These will remain valid until the end of February.

New vignettes are available at the town hall at the solid waste service or by post.

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