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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 2022

  • Friday, December 31 - New Year's Day*
  • Monday, January 17 - Martin Luther King Day
  • Monday, February 21 - President's Day
  • Monday, April 18 - Patriots' Day
  • Monday, May 30 - Memorial Day
  • Monday, June 20 - Juneteenth*
  • Monday, July 4 - Independence Day
  • Monday, September 5 - Labor Day
  • Monday, October 10 - Columbus Day
  • Friday, November 11 - Veterans' Day
  • Thursday, November 24 - Thanksgiving Day
  • Monday, December 26 - Christmas Day

*Trash and recycling will not be delayed for New Year's Day or Juneteenth.

Contact Information

Department of Public Works
20 East Worcester Street
Worcester, MA 01604

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Phone: 508-929-1300
Fax: 508-799-1448
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Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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