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Arlington MA Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Arlington trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Arlington is in Massachusetts with Woburn to the north, Cambridge to the southeast, Medford to the east, and Lexington to the northwest, Belmont to the southwest.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Arlington Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.arlingtonma.gov/departments/public-works/highway/trash-recycling-collection-routes

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

When the holiday falls on a weekday, collections for the remainder of the week will be delayed by one day. There is no service interruption or delay when the holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday.

Arlington Trash Collection Map

Arlington Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

Residents may call Republic Services at (781) 289-0500 for pricing and to schedule a pickup for bulky items.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Household Furniture
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Washer
  • Water Heaters

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Stumps
  • Tree Trunks
  • Propane Tanks
  • Batteries
  • Hazardous Waste

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Arlington and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.arlingtonma.gov/departments/public-works/highway/trash-recycling-collection-routes

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Arlington?

Residents may call Republic Services at (781) 289-0500 for pricing and to schedule a pickup for bulky items.

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.arlingtonma.gov/departments/public-works/highway/trash-recycling-collection-routes

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 6 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

Face carts toward the street with wheels against the curb or gutter the night before, or on your scheduled service day. Allow at least 2 feet between carts and 5 feet between carts and other objects.

How can I contact the Arlington Public Works Department?

Recycling/Trash: Charlotte Milan, Recycling Coordinator
33 Ryder Street, Arlington, MA 02476
(781) 316-3108
cmilan@ town.arlington.ma.us

Republic Services
(781) 289-0500
Monday – Friday – 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM

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