Bulk Item Sticker Program

Updated Bulk Item Sticker Program
July 2022 Bulk Sticker updates
Bulk Item Sticker Program

Town of Winthrop



 Use the link above to access the online purchase of all bulk item stickers. 

***NOTE: If using a cell phone or tablet, you will need to click on the Blue DESKTOP VIEW to make your purchase*** 

Beginning July 25, 2022, Stickers are available ONLINE ONLY.

BULK ITEM STICKERS are NOT available at the DPW

or any town offices.

Bulk Stickers for mattresses and box springs will be available until 10/12/2022. No mattresses or box springs will be collected by the town hauler after 10/31/2022, per the MassDEP. (For more information, visit: https://www.mass.gov/guides/massdep-waste-disposal-bans)

Any item that is taller than 23 inches or wider than 36 inches is a bulk item.

Order stickers on the Town of Winthrop Website, e-payments tab. A debit/credit card or checking account information is needed to purchase your bulk item sticker.

This program is available to residents in dwellings with 1-3 units only.

Purchase of Bulk Item Stickers is non-refundable.

Bulk Stickers are not transferable to another address or item.

Private disposal/removal companies, and junk haulers, cannot purchase stickers or utilize the bulk sticker program.

Bulk Stickers will be mailed to your residence within 7-10 business days.

If you have previously purchased an Orange Bulk Item sticker these stickers can still be used. 

Place your items on the curb, sticker affixed, after 6 pm, the night before, or before 7 am the day of collection. Any bulk item(s) without a sticker or an incorrect sticker will not be picked up by the hauler. Fines may be issued if items remain on the curb after 7 pm on the scheduled day of pickup. Please note: Items should be protected from the weather. Rain-soaked items may be rejected by the hauler for pickup. 

Questions? Call 617-846-1341 x 2609 or

email: wmillarpage@town.winthrop.ma.us

 A bulk item fee has been in effect since September 1, 2006.  

ORANGE BULK ITEM STICKER $5.00 for each item

Any item that is taller than 23 inches or wider than 36 inches is a bulk item. These items shall include but are not limited to; kitchen/dining chairs, outdoor chairs, large lamps, headboards, footboards, couches, tables, bureaus, entertainment centers, mirrors, (taped/wrapped,) bikes, vacuums, sewing machines, microwaves, coffee/side tables, bureaus, dressers, hutches, armoires, china cabinets, upholstered side chairs, ottomans, bed frames, beds, box springs, and mattresses,(are able for curbside pick-up until October 31, 2022, per MassDEP,) grills, carpets, and shelving (dry, tied and bundled in three-foot sections, no more than 30 pounds each.) In order to have a bulk item picked up, a sticker must be purchased in advance and affixed to each item. 

The following are not accepted as trash but can be picked up curbside, year-round, on the third TUESDAY of every month only, with the purchase of a Bulk Item Sticker(s.) 

BLUE STICKER -Items containing Freon $35.00 for each item 

These items shall include but are not limited to; Freezers, refrigerators, ALL doors must be removed from refrigerators & freezers before they are placed outdoors, water coolers, ice makers, countertop wine chillers, and air conditioners 

YELLOW STICKER  Appliances/ White Goods $25.00 for each item

These items shall include but are not limited to; Stoves, washers, dryers, hot water tanks, (up to 55 Gallons,) push lawn mowers, snowblowers, (all gas and oils removed,) trash compactors, room humidifiers, dehumidifiers, and grills without propane tanks

PINK STICKER- E-Waste $30.00 for each item

These items shall include but are not limited to; CRT's (computer monitors,) Copiers, scanners, laptops, printers, and TV's