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Brockton Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

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

The City of Brockton is in Massachusetts with Milton, Quincy and Weymouth to the north, Taunton and New Bedford to the south, Easton to the southwest, Plymouth to the southeast.

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.

Brockton Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://brockton.ma.us/city-departments/public-works/trash-recycling/

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

Holiday schedules vary by service location. Residential collection may be delayed due to these and other holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
View your holiday schedule.

Brockton Trash Collection Map

Brockton Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://brockton.ma.us/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Bulk-Items-and-Yard-Waste.pdf for find the collection day for your bulk waste.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Each household paying a trash fee is entitled to free pick-up of one bulk item per week. To schedule pick-up, call Republic Services at 800-425-0095 or submit the online form at least 48 hours before your scheduled collection day. Put the item curbside with your trash. Accepted items include the following:

  • Carpet (one roll cut into 3′ lengths, rolled, and tied)
  • Copiers and printers (more than 40 lbs.)
  • Couches, loveseats, or other furniture under 60 inches
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Exercise machines
  • Gas and electric stoves
  • Lawnmowers and snow blowers (remove gas and oil)
  • Lumber (one bundle, 3′ lengths, not to exceed 50 lbs.)
  • Metal filing cabinets and desks
  • Refrigerators and freezers (remove doors)
  • Toilets and sinks (not bathtubs)
  • Trash compactors
  • Washers and dryers
  • Water coolers and heaters
  • Window air conditioners
  • Call for.other.items

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Hazardous waste
  • Biomedical waste
  • Ammunition
  • Explosives
  • Sharps

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 Brockton 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://brockton.ma.us/city-departments/public-works/trash-recycling/

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Brockton?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://brockton.ma.us/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Bulk-Items-and-Yard-Waste.pdf

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://brockton.ma.us/city-departments/public-works/trash-recycling/

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 7 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Brockton Public Works Department?

The city contracts with Republic Services for trash and recycling collection.  Please contact the company directly at 508-536-6998.

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Brockton trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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