Waste Collection and Recycling in Newton

Neighbors, please be aware:

(1) The ctiy of Newton will collect Christmas trees for composting between January 2nd, and January 12.

(2) Plastic bags are not recyclable in your green bins and recyclables should not be bagged in the bins, but loose. The DPW reports that plastic bags mixed into the recycling stream is still the number one problmen in Newton’s recycling stream. Read more about it here. 

(3) During the winter season, please do not leave your trash barrells and recycling carts buried in the snow or atop snow bank. Place them in a cleared area curbside to the trucks can access them on pick up days.

Read more tips and guidelines from Newton’s DPW here. 

 

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