Fitchburg/Westminster Sanitary Landfill and Drop-Off

The Fitchburg Landfill is located at 101 Fitchburg Rd. 
(Rt. 31 south of Rt. 2).  

The Landfill drop-off is open to Fitchburg residents:
Monday 8:00 am-3:00 pm (yard waste only)
Wednesday 7:30 am-3:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am-12:00 pm 
Saturday 7:30-1:00 pm. 


Residents can obtain a Residential Landfill or Recycling Permit for access to the Landfill drop-off area.  

A Recycling Permit allows you to bring to the Landfill drop-off recycling, scrap metal and yard waste (no trash) while the Residential Landfill Permit adds permission to bring trash and a limited amount of construction debris.  

A Recycling only permit is free to residents.

The Landfill property owner Permit is $35 per year and non-property owner Residential Permit is $50 annually. 

Individuals who own property in Fitchburg but are not residents cannot get a residential landfill or recycling permit but are eligible for a Commercial Permit which has a $50 permit fee and the per ton fee at the Landfill Scalehouse. 

The Landfill Permit fee for residents who own multiple properties is $35 plus $20 per unit owned.  All permits can be obtained at the Health Department, City Hall 166 Boulder Dr.

A one day pass can be issued for trash cleanouts or construction debris disposal. A one day pass is $50 per day up to a limit of 1 ton of material disposed.

Some Waste Ban items have additional fees.  
Fitchburg Landfill items with additional drop off fees: 
Air Conditioner: $40
Car and Light Truck Tires: $25 each
Console and Monitor TV: $30
Monitors (computer): $30
Dehumidifier: $40
Dishwasher/Stove: $25
Refrigerators/Freezers: $40
Space Heater: $25
Truck Tires: $30
Washer/Dryer: $25
Water Heater: $25

All permit and drop-off disposal fees must be made at the Health Dept. at 166 Boulder Drive-Suite 108, prior to disposal.  Fees are subject to change without prior notice.



















The Landfill now has a 24 Hour Odor Complaint Hotline. Odor complaints can still be made to the Health Department at 978-829-1870 between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM on Monday through Fridays. During off hours complaints can be made by calling 866-987-0985