The City is proud to announce the addition of the Khmer language to the LowellRecycle App. Download now on your Android or Apple device.
Why was my cart missed?
To make sure your carts get picked up, follow these rules. Carts must:
be out by 7 am on your service day
be against or at the edge of the curb and at least an arm's length from any vehicle
have closed lids
be less than 250 pounds - the trucks have weight limitations on what they can pick up!
If your trash or recycling carts are given rejection stickers, the carts are in violation of one of the above rules or contain items that do not belong in that cart. Please do not report a miss if your carts are in violation of any of the above rules, or have rejection stickers.
Find out where to donate new/gently used items by clicking the image below!
The City of Lowell observes eleven (11) Holidays each year. The week of the holiday, collection days for all routes on or after the Holiday will be 'bumped' one day.
New Year's Day (Wednesday, Jan. 1) Wednesday routes bumped to Thursday, Thursday bumped to Friday, etc. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Monday, Jan. 20) one day delayed pick up for all routes (Mon-Fri) President's Day (Monday, Feb. 17)one day delayed pick up for all routes (Mon-Fri) Patriot's Day (Monday, Apr. 20)one day delayed pick up for all routes (Mon-Fri) Memorial Day (Monday, May 25)one day delayed pick up for all routes (Mon-Fri) Independence Day (Saturday, July 4 - observed Friday, July 3)No routes will be changed that week Labor Day (Monday, Sep. 7)one day delayed pick up for all routes (Mon-Fri) Columbus Day (Monday, Oct. 12)one day delayed pick up for all routes (Mon-Fri) Veteran's Day (Wednesday , Nov. 11)one day delayed pick up for Wed - Friday routes Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, Nov. 26)Thursday routes bump to Friday, Friday to Saturday Christmas Day (Friday, Dec. 25) Wednesday routes bump to Thursday, Thursday to Friday, etc.