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Monday, January 21st, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There will be a 1 day delay in trash and recycling collection.


2019 Christmas tree collection will begin January 7 and run through January 18, 2019


 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

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

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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