Solid Waste & Recycling Office, DPW

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Bi-weekly Yard Waste Collection:

Starting on 5/31, yard waste collection will be every other week, opposite of your recycling week. Yard waste collection will return to every week in the fall. Refer to your calendar in the app to see the full yard waste collection schedule.

 Recycle Drop-off container (extra recycling disposal):

Tuesdays, Wednesday, & Thursdays, 8 am - 3 pm effective Monday, March 08, 2021. 

The compactor is kept locked; please call when you arrive and we will unlock the door for you.

Household Hazardous Waste Day:
Sign-ups for the event are now open. 

Questions? Call:
978-674-4309

Why was my cart missed?

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.

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