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Schedule: Home Recycling & Trash Disposal

Mapped Schedule of Recycling and Trash Pick-Up Days

Schedule Map

  • Set recyclables and trash at the curb between 6 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. on your scheduled trash/recycling day.
  • Whenever a scheduled collection day falls on a holiday, that day's collection and all remaining collections for the week will be delayed one day.

Observed Holidays for 2021

  • Friday, January 1 - New Year's Day
  • Monday, January 18 - Martin Luther King Day
  • Monday, February 15 - President's Day
  • Monday, April 19 - Patriots' Day (Please note schedule change. Collections are normal this week - NO DELAY for Patriots' Day)
  • Monday, May 31 - Memorial Day
  • Monday, July 5 - Independence Day
  • Monday, September 6 - Labor Day
  • Monday, October 11 - Columbus Day
  • Thursday, November 11 - Veterans' Day
  • Thursday, November 25 - Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday, December 24 - Christmas Day*

*Trash and recycling will not be delayed for Christmas Day due to it falling on a Saturday.

Contact Information

Customer Service
76 East Worcester Street
Worcester, MA 01604

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Phone: 508-929-1300
Fax: 508-799-1448
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Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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