Our office is open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays - however we are still operating M-F 7am - 4pm.For missed pick up OR a broken cart, fill out the forms below. To contact a staff member, call 978-674-4309 or email email@example.com.
The recycling drop off container will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 am - 3 pm effective Monday, November 23, 2020. 11/16 - 11/20 will be the last week on the current schedule: Monday - Friday, 8 am -3 pm. The compactor is locked; please call when you arrive and we will unlock the door for you.
UPDATE 11/23/20: Yard waste collection is delayed approx 1 day. Please leave your yard waste out, but it will likely be picked up after your regular collection day.
Our yearly flyers have been distributed to every household in Lowell.
If you have 1) not received the flyer 2) would like more copies or 3) would like a translated version, please stop by our office at 1365 Middlesex St Tuesday or Thursday during business hours.
To make sure your carts (barrels) 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
at least an arm's length from any vehicle and not behind anything (pole, other cart, etc.)
have closed (sealed) 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) Friday routes bump to Saturday