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Construction & Demolition Debris - Residential Options
Construction & Demolition Debris - Residential Options
Note:  Construction demolition debris is banned from landfills and will not be picked up with your regular trash pick-up

"C & D" Debris: This category generally includes asphalt, bricks, concrete (ABC) and other masonry materials, soil, rock, wall coverings, drywall, plumbing fixtures, insulation, roofing shingles, plate glass, metal, wood waste, carpeting and electrical wires.  

For pick up at home, call a contractor.  Look in the Yellow Pages of the phone book under "Rubbish & Garbage Removal".  If you want to take care of it yourself, you may be able to pursue some of the following options:

American Ref-Fuel
247 Commercial Street (off the LynnWay)
Lynn, MA

$135 per ton (less for Lynn residents)
1 ton minimum
Checks or credit card only.  No cash.  

Hours: 3 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday
           5 am - Noon, Saturday

No asphalt, brick, concrete or asbestos.

Allied Waste Transfer Station
Forest Street (right off of Route 1 North just after Bel Aire Diner)
Peabody, MA

$65 minimum
$130 per ton

Hours:  2 - 4 pm Monday - Friday
            7 - 11 am Saturday

No asphalt, brick, concrete or asbestos.  Only one person can unload.

Mello Transfer Station
Route 133 (1 mile west off Route 95 on the left)
Georgetown, MA

$150 per ton
$5 scale fee

Hours:  7 am - 3 pm, Monday - Thursday
            7 am - Noon, Friday
            7:30 - Noon, Saturday and Sunday

No asbestos.

Salem Transfer Station
12 Swampscott Road (off of Highland Avenue)
Salem, MA 978-745-0226

Salem residents - first 50 lbs of non-hazardous material free with appropriate identification
$.06 a pound

non residents
$50 Minimum - up to 660 lbs
$150 per ton

Hours:  7:30 am - 4 pm, Monday - Friday
            8:30 am - 11:30 am, Saturday
Closed: Labor Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day, call around Holiday to verify hours

No asphalt or asbestos

Asphalt, Brick, Concrete Disposal Options

Miles River
Paradise Road (off Route 133 oppostie Clam Box)
Ipswich, MA
978-356-2290 ask for Micky

They accept asphalt, brick and concrete (abc) and fill (gravel, dirt, sand)

Pick up Truck: $60
One Ton Truck:  $85

Hours:  7 am - 3:30 pm, Monday - Friday
            7am - Noon, Saturday

DeLoury Industries
46 Lowell Junction Road (off Balardvale Rd. - Rt. 125)
Andover, MA

They accpet asphalt, brick and concrete (abc) and fill (gravel, dirt and sand) ONLY

Minimum:  $20
Pick up truck:  $20
1 ton truck:  $40

Hours: 7 am - 4 pm Monday - Friday

Other Resources

The Building Materials Resource Center (BMRC) in Roxbury accepts donations of reusable building material and house fixtures.  They can provide pick-up service with at least two weeks notice or you can bring it to them.  Call or go the following website for more details:  tel. 617-442-8917,  Types of items collected are kitchen cabinets, countertops, bathroom vanities, sinks, faucets, tubs and enclosures, windows (no lead paint), doors (interior, exterior, storm), dimensional lumber, moldings, plywood and sheet rock (full sheets), flooring (hard wood, shhet vinyl, ceramic tile), carpeting and carpet tiles, electrical light fixtures, and electrical equipment.  The Center distributes these goods to needy homeowners and nonprofit organizations.  Donated items are tax-deductible.

The Recycling Services Directory and Market Guide.  For specific materials, go to the following web address:

All pricing quoted is subject to change.  For more information, call facility directly.   


Salem City Hall 93 Washington Street, Salem, MA 01970
Phone: 978-745-9595
   City Hall Hours of Operation: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 8AM - 4PM Thursday 8AM - 7PM Friday 8AM - 12PM
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