Recycling, Waste, and Compost

Waste Disposal Information

MISSED PICK-UP? Please call G. Mello at 978-352-8581

Please have trash and recycling out at the curb by 6:30 a.m. the day of collection. Drivers, weather and schedules are subject to change. For recycling please check the schedule and make sure you have the correct week.  

(See "Links" to the left and click on 2019-2020 Trash and Recycling Calendar for A and B recycling weeks, page 4 & 5)

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DID YOU GET THE RECYCLING AND WASTE INFORMATION GUIDE?

This annual guide gives residents information on how and where to get rid of unwanted items, special collections taking place throughout the year and the recycling calendar. If you did not receive one, please call the office at 978-388-8116, it is also shown in the links to the left.

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Check out this link for information about the best way to dispose of mattresses:

https://www.consumeraffairs.com/homeowners/mattress-disposal-options.html

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Television Recycling 

1) BoxQ in Georgetown accepts TV, computers and other electronics. Located at 97 Tenney Street, Georgetown, MA. Please call first to get fee info,  directions and hours before you go. 1-877-499-2697. Visit them on the web at boxq.net.

2) 1-800-GOT-JUNK takes televisions. Call 1-855-383-6354 to schedule a pick-up and get a price quote.

3) Best Buy in Portsmouth 603-431-1269 or Salem, NH 603-890-9002 to confirm cost and any special arrangements before go. Most charge $25 per TV and no more than 2 accepted at one time. Call before you go!

While specific details vary by location and state, some Best Buys accept tube televisions with screen sizes of 32 inches or less, projectors, LCD televisions with screen sizes of less than 60 inches and portable televisions for reycling. The program typically does not accept front-or-rear projection televisions, any device with exposed cathode ray tubes, or tube televisions with screen sizes larger than 32 inches.

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