Trash, Recycling, Composting and Waste Diversion

General Inquiries

For general questions, complaints, or compliments about trash and recycling pick-up procedures and schedule, please telephone (978) 452-1908 on Mon, Wed, Thurs - 8:30a to 4:30p, Tues 8:30a to 7:00p; Fri 8:30a to 1:00p

MISSED TRASH OR RECYCLE - If your trash or recycle is missed, you need to call by 9:00 a.m. the next day and we will TRY to get the company to go back.  (978) 452-1227 or (978) 452-1908

NEW HOMES - Contact the Selectmen's office (978) 452-1908 or the Town Manager's office (978) 452-1227 to arrange to get your trash and recycle carts delivered to begin your trash collection services.

Special/Bulk Pick-up

Republic Services Inc. - 1-800-442-9006

Bulk items, such as furniture, mattresses/box springs, anything non-hazardous are no cost. You are allowed one bulk item a week. Call Republic Services at the above number. 

Special Items - white goods and CRTs - refrigerators, televisions, dehumidifiers etc. There is a cost for these items.

Automated Trash & Recycle Collection

Questions regarding the Automated Trash & Recycle Collection Program called (978) 452-1908 or (978) 452-1227. Questions about broken lids or wheels, call the above numbers.



Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Matt Zettek Trash & Recycling Coordinator
Shannon Rowe (978) 452-1908