Other Alternatives For Household Junk, Construction & Demolition Debris

Note: Construction & demolition debris are 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 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:

Bagster: Available at the following Salem retailers.(29.95 each) 

One Way Lumber, 297 Highland Ave. 978-745-7411

All Star Enterprises,171 Boston St 978-375-9480

Rent All Inc, 475 Highland Ave 978-744-4600

The Home Depot, 50 Traders Way 978-741-9299

Fixed mixed waste load of 3 cubic yards (3,300lb weight limi )=$179.00 Additional bags (must be picked up same time) =$159 each Accepted: Household Junk and Construction Debris Not Accepted: Yard Waste, Electronics, Food Waste, Toxic/Hazardous Items, Appliances, Tires, Large Stumps


Available at One Way Lumber ($26.00)  pick up per bag $149.99 855-586-5224

Mello Transfer Station:

Route 133 (1 mile west off Route 95 on the left), Georgetown, MA, 978-352-8581

Asphalt, Brick, Concrete Disposal Options:

Miles River

Paradise Road (off Route 133 opposite Clam Box), Ipswich, MA, 978-356-2290

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

DeLoury Industries

46 Lowell Junction Road (off Balardvale Rd. - Rt. 125), Andover, MA, 978-475-8153

They accept ONLY aggregate material.

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 week notice or you can bring it to them. Call for more details: tel. 617-442-8917, or click here to visit their website. 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, sheet 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.

For more information, call facility directly.