Curbside Collection on Schedule

Trash and recycling curbside collection is on schedule today. Snow operations is in process. Call Public Works at 781-665-0142 with any questions. Drive safe.

Trash & Recycling on Holiday Schedule

The Public Works Department reminds residents that there will be no curbside collection on Monday, January 18 due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Curbside collection of recycling and trash will be on a holiday schedule with a one day delay starting Tuesday, January 19. Therefore, Monday’s trash and recycling routes will be picked up Tuesday and Tuesday’s trash and recycling routes will be picked up on Wednesday and so on through Saturday (when Friday’s routes will be picked up).

Curbside Trash Collection

Due to mechanical issues with their fleet, portions of the Wednesday, January 6th curbside trash collection route were not completed today by JRM. Please leave your trash curbside as collection will resume tomorrow in your neighborhood. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.

 

2016 Curbside Collection Calendar

The 2016 Curbside Solid Waste and Recycling Collection Schedule is now available! This schedule (see below) will be mailed out to Melrose residents very soon.

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Holiday Reminder: Trash & Recycling Schedule

Curbside Collection Schedule

The Public Works Department reminds residents that there will be no curbside collection on Friday, January 1 due to the New Year’s Holiday. Friday’s trash and recycling routes will be picked up on Saturday, January 2. (Curbside collection of recycling and trash will be on a normal schedule through Thursday, December 30.)

Curbside collection of Christmas trees will occur on the same day as trash and recycling for the next 3 weeks, beginning on Monday, December 28th and continuing through the Friday, January 15.

Recycling Center (City Yard) Hours

The Recycling Center (City Yard) at 72 Tremont Street will be closing at 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, December 31 and will remain closed through the weekend. We will be open during regular weekday hours of 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. this Monday through Wednesday.

Christmas Tree Disposal Options

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DPW will have curbside collection of Christmas trees and greens in conjunction with the regular curbside schedule Monday, December 28th through Friday, January 15th. Bare trees can be placed out alongside trash and recycling bins on your neighborhood’s collection day.

Please remove stand and all plastic bags, tinsel, twine, lights, ornaments, etc. from the tree. Wreaths and garlands must be free of any wires and decorations; they will not be picked up if any of the above are present.

In addition to these 3 weeks of curbside pickup, the Public Works Operations Facility and Recycling Center, located at 72 Tremont Street, will be accepting tree drop-offs during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.).

Holiday Reminder: Trash and Recycling Schedules

Curbside Collection Schedule

The Public Works Department reminds residents that there will be no curbside collection on Friday, December 25th due to the Christmas Holiday.  Friday’s trash and recycling routes will be picked up on Saturday December 26th. (Curbside collection of recycling and trash will be on a normal schedule through Thursday, December 24th.)

Curbside collection of Christmas trees will begin on Monday, December 28th and continue through the 2nd week of January. Stay tuned for a forthcoming announcement with further details.

Recycling Center (City Yard) Hours

The Recycling Center (City Yard) at 72 Tremont Street will be closing at noon on Thursday, December 24th and will remain closed through the weekend. We will be open during regular weekday hours of 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Monday through Wednesday of next week.

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