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Yard waste collection is currently experiencing delays of 1-2 days due to significant increases in the volume being set out to the curb since last year. We apologize for this inconvenience. 


Use Recycle Right Newton - Newton's app to keep you up to date on trash day delays due to holidays or weather events. 



Yard Waste Collection in 2018 will began the week of March 26 and will end December 14, weather permitting.


2018 Curbside Organics Collection Pilot:

Information on the upcoming curbside organics collection pilot taking place on the Monday route.


Get on our waiting list for potential future curbside organics collection pilots. 



News & Updates

View the Winter 2017 edition of the Green Cart Chronicle

View Newton's Curbside Collection brochure to learn more about how to set out trash and recycling for pick up at the curb. 

The City-wide mailing of the 2017 Newton Sustainable Materials Management Guide was sent out in July 2017.  Email us or call Customer Service at 617-796-1000 if you didn't get one and we will mail it to you. 

View the Newton Sustainable Materials Management Framework Report to learn about Newton's policies and programs, as well as recommendations for improvement. 

Smaller, easier to manage 35 gallon carts are available to residents who produce less trash and recyclables. Please contact customer service at 617-796-1000.


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