Trash & Recycling

Yard Waste Schedule

Yard Waste runs in the Spring (6 weeks) and the Fall (7 weeks) every year. It also runs the last week of June, July, August, and September. Please refer to the 2020 to 2021 Trash and Recycle Calendar (PDF) for more information.

Do Not Mix Waste

Yard waste is banned from the trash by State regulations. Do not put leaves or grass clippings in your trash! Please avoid raking or blowing leave or grass clippings into the street, storm drains, streams, or wetlands.

See the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection Waste Ban Regulations page for more information.

Preparing Yard Waste for Pick-Up

On your yard waste pick up day, yard waste must be out by 7:00 AM.

Please call 781-270-1670 the first day you are missed; do not wait till the following week. If you are not sure of your pick-up day, please call 781-270-1670 or refer to the Yard Waste map or Yard Waste day by street document on the righ.t 

Trash & Recycling

In the event of a holiday, your trash and recycle collection will be delayed one day and will be picked up on Friday. For more details, please refer to the Trash and Recycle calendar on the right.

Please call them at 800-442-9006 to schedule a bulk pick-up.


For a fee, Republic Services will also collect CRTs, TVs, and other small electronics.

Prohibited Items for Pick-Up

Toilets, sinks, and tubs are not allowed to be disposed of in Burlington.