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Due to unavoidable delays in collection of Yard Waste this season, the City will extend yard waste collection through Friday, December 21st. You may place yard waste curbside on your regular collection date by 7 am through December 21st for pick up.


 Newton is working to raise its Recycling IQ - review the Curbside Recycling Guidelines


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


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



News & Updates

Due to Yard Waste Collection delays experienced this season, Newton DPW has extended yard waste collection by one week. Yard waste collection will end the week of December 17th.

View the Winter 2018-2019 hours for the Newton Book Shed

Waneta Trabert, Newton's Sustainable Materials Management Director, recently appeared on an episode of NewTV's Books and Beyond. View the episode to stay up to date on Newton's recycling program. 

View the Spring/Summer 2018 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. 

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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