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    Appliances, Electronics, Metal Items

    Donate/Recycle

    How to request a pick up

    1. Review list of accepted materials.
    2. Schedule a collection with Newton's Customer Service at City Hall. Payments must be received by end of business on Friday before a request can be scheduled. Pickups will be made on Wednesdays barring holidays or weather events.
    3. Payments can be made by check, cash, debit or credit card at City Hall.
    4. Please contact Newton Customer Service at 617-796-1000 if you have additional questions. 
      • Please note that once a request has been scheduled and paid for, there will be no refunds given.
      There is a charge of $25.00* per stop, which includes 1 TV or computer monitor.  The collections will occur on Wednesdays, unless otherwise noted, and requests must be made by end of business day on Friday for the Wednesday collection. Once scheduled, please place items out to the curb by Wednesday at 7:00 a.m. or as early as Tuesday after 4:00 p.m. to ensure collection.

      Bulky trash (furniture, mattresses, rug, etc.) are a separate pick up, please click here for a Bulky Waste collection.

    *For additional TVs or monitors, there is a $18.00 charge per item.

     Other Options

    • Residents can bring appliances, freon, and other metal items (washers/dryers, refrigerators, freezers, water heaters, A/Cs, metal cabinets) to the Recycling Depot free-of-charge (Monday - Saturday 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.)
    • Many stores and manufacturers also offer FREE recycling programs for electronics and computers: 
      • Reconnect at Goodwill recycles electronic equipment from Massachusetts residents at no charge.
      • Staples accepts computers, monitors and accessories (no TVs) at no charge.
    • If your item is working, you can also see if it can be donated or posted on our reusable materials exchange, please see our Recyclopedia for guidance.