Week of July 4th Trash & Recycling Schedule


The DPW Operations Facility and Recycling Center at 72 Tremont Street will be open regular hours through the rest of this week, including Saturday, June 30 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m..

On Monday, July 2 and Tuesday, July 3 there will be regular curbside trash and recycling collection and the DPW Operations Facility and Recycling Center will be open, though staff will be limited.

We will be closed Tuesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. There will be no curbside trash or recycling pickup on Wednesday, July 4 and curbside collections will be on a one day delay for the rest of the week. Wednesday’s routes will be collected on Thursday, Thursday’s routes will be collected on Friday, and Friday’s routes will be collected on Saturday.

The weekly curbside metal pickup, for those who have purchased stickers and scheduled pickups in advance (no later than July 2), will be on Tuesday, July 3.

There will be no yard waste pickup next week (yard waste pickups move to one monthly collection for July through September).

For more information please call the DPW Resident Services Office at 781-665-0142.

Have a safe and happy independence day, Melrose!