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Posted on: December 28, 2022

2023 Compost Stickers

** Compost Stickers -  Available to purchase at the DPW office at Town Hall (Mon-Thur 8am-4pm)

  • $25 sticker allows a specific vehicle access to the Compost Center; $15 for residents over 65 years old. No discounts for multiple vehicles.

* Valid MA Driver's License and Vehicle Registration required.  If those documents do not indicate a Reading address a current Utility/Tax Bill is required for proof.

  1. Online at: – DPW/Engineering page
  2. In-person at the DPW office at Town Hall & Police Station Monday through Thursday, 8 am to 4 pm. Exact cash or check only are accepted. *Not available at the Dispatch Center 

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