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Monday, October 8th, is Columbus Day. There will be a 1 day delay in trash, recycling, and yard waste collection. 


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.  



Yard Waste Collection in 2018 will end December 14, weather permitting.


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



News & Updates

Confused about what to put in your green recycling bin? Join us at "Not All Plastics Are Recyclable: Debunking Recycling Confusion" to learn about the recent changes in the global recycling markets and how they impact Newton on the local level on Monday, October 25th at 7pm at the Newton Free Library.

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. 

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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