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The Town of Dracut has multiple textile recycling locations, you can drop off your items at:
You can also schedule a pick up with the Big Brother Big Sister Foundation or you can call them at 508-466-4590, please review their list of acceptable/non-acceptable items before scheduling.
Thank you for your assistance with meeting our mandated requirements!
Depending on what street you are on dictates when your trash and recycle are picked up. The Town of Dracut has created a map that color codes each section of town as to what day trash and recycling is picked up.
Trash and recycling is picked up on the same day. Trash is weekly, recycling is every other week.
For your convivence we have created a Recycling Calendar (PDF) for you to see when your recycling should be picked up.
An additional resource that may help you find ways to dispose of challenging items is the MassDEP’s Beyond the Bin Recycling Directory.
You may purchase the Official Overflow bags for Dracut. These are the only bags that the trash company will take outside the normal trash container. Five bags for $20 may be purchased at Hannaford at the Service Desk, or either Hardware Store. Kenwood Hardware on Broadway Road and Dracut Hardware on Lakeview Avenue (across from CVS).
To report your trash, recycling, and/or bulk item pick-up was missed please fill out our online form.
Filling out this form will provide us all the information we need to help resolve your missed pick-up.
We will forward your request to Republic Services. We do not send Republic Services back if you have forgotten to put your trash or recycle out due to going on Vacation.
To schedule a bulk item pick up, please first review what items are Acceptable for Bulk Item Pick-Up List (PDF)
One bulky item per week is allowed at no charge.This is a pre-registered service and residents must call at least 48 hours in advance of your trash collection day to Republic Services at 1-800-442-9006.
Special Items such as White Goods (e.g. fridge, washing machine, air conditioner) and CRT’s (e.g. television and computer monitors) are banned from disposal as trash by the Mass DEP. Residents can use the twice a month recycling service offered by our collection vendor. There is a fee for this service and residents must call Republic Services.
Republic Services no longer picks up mattresses and box springs as of November 1, 2022. You can schedule a mattress and/or box spring with UTEC at 978-856-3902 or on the UTEC website.
To schedule a mattress or box spring for pick-up, you can go go online to UTEC Mattress Recycling Scheduling or call UTEC at 978-856-3902.
Welcome to the Town of Dracut! We're delighted to have you as a new resident, and we want to help you settle in smoothly. One important thing to note is that in Dracut, our trash bins are **blue**, while our recycling bins are **green**.
Here's a quick guide on how to properly use them:
Please ensure that you place the correct materials in the designated bins, as this helps with our community's recycling efforts and waste management. If you have any specific questions or need more information about waste collection and recycling in Dracut, don't hesitate to reach out to us or check our town's website for additional resources.
Thank you for doing your part to keep Dracut clean and environmentally friendly. Enjoy your time in our wonderful town!
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