Bags, Stickers, Bins & Fees
**Current (Gray) Resident Stickers Do Not Need to be Renewed for 2019 to 2020**
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 31 of each year.
2019 to 2020 Sticker Rates
|Standard (Residential) Sticker||Free|
|Senior Standard Sticker||Free|
|Lost or Stolen Sticker||Free|
|RTS Weekly Pass||Free|
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.
- 2019 RTS Residential (Standard) Sticker Application Form (PDF)
- 2019 RTS Commercial (Hauler) Sticker Application Form (PDF)
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 Bags
Bags may be purchased at the following locations:
- Harvey’s Hardware
- Roche Bros Supermarket
- Sudbury Farms Supermarket
- Walgreens Drug Store
- Volante Farms
- Town Treasurer’s Office at Town Hall
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.
|Carpet (10 x 10)||$10|
|Mattress / Box Spring (Each)||$20|
|Toilet / Porcelain Sink||$15|
|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 are available for $5.00 at the DPW, 500 Dedham Avenue, weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.