Bags, Stickers, Bins & Fees

Annual RTS Sticker
Residents and commercial entities must have an up-to-date RTS sticker affixed to their windshield in order to enter the RTS. A commercial hauler sticker must be renewed annually and is good through March 31st of each year.

2021 to 2022 Sticker Rates

Standard (Residential) StickerFree
Senior Standard StickerFree
Additional StickerFree
Hauler/Commercial Sticker$125
Replacement StickerFree
Lost or Stolen StickerFree
RTS Weekly PassFree

To Get an RTS Sticker In Person

Complete the Sticker Application Form below and take it with you to the Treasurer / Collector’s Office, 1471 Highland Avenue, weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Commercial sticker requires payment, checks made out to Town of Needham.

To Get an RTS Sticker By Mail

Mail a completed application form and a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Treasurer / Collector’s Office
Town of Needham
P.O. Box 920636
Needham, MA 02492

Commercial haulers should include a check made out to Town of Needham.

If you have a question about purchasing an RTS sticker, please call the Treasurer / Collector’s Office at 781-455-7500, ext. 212.

Yellow Pay-As-You-Throw Trash Bags

Residents must purchase special yellow trash bags to dispose of their trash. Bags come in two sizes and are priced as follows:  

Large bags (30 gallons)$20.00 per package of 10 ($2.00 each)
Small bags (15 gallon)$10.75 per package of 10 (~$1.08 each)

Needham Yellow BagsNeedham Yellow Bags

Bags may be purchased at the following locations:

  • Harvey’s Hardware
  • Roche Bros Supermarket
  • Sudbury Farms Supermarket
  • Volante Farms
  • Town Treasurer’s Office at Town Hall
  • The Needham General Store

 Large Items

Fees for items that do not fit in a yellow trash bag are as follows. Payment is by check or credit card only. New rates are effective as of July 1, 2019.

Bulky Itemsvaries
Carpet (10 x 10)$10
Upholstered Chair$10
Sleep Sofa$20
Mattress / Box Spring (Each)$20
Toilet / Porcelain Sink$15
Small Item$5
Medium Item$10
Large Item$15
Propane Tank$5
Computer Monitor - 15" or less (small)$5
Computer Monitor - Greater than 15" (large)$15
Clean-Outs and Commercial Waste (Per Ton)$140
Minimum Scale Fee (Effective July 1, 2013)$25

Recycling Bins

Recycling bins are available for $5.00 at the DPW, 500 Dedham Avenue, weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.