We’re here to help you find the Brookline trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.
The City of Brookline is in Massachusetts with Cambridge to the north, Milton to the south, Newton to the west, and Boston to the east.
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.
Brookline Trash Collection Calendar 2023
For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.brooklinema.gov/2449/Trash-Recycling
Trash Pick Up Holidays
Here you can see the city-observed holidays.
- New Years Day
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- President’s Day
- Patriot’s Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Columbus Day
- Veterans Day
- Christmas Day
Whenever a scheduled collection day falls on a holiday, that day’s collection and all remaining collections for that week will be delayed one (1) day.
Friday pickup will be on Saturday’s during these situations.
Brookline Trash Collection Map
Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023
To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.brooklinema.gov/1365/HPAYT-FAQs#
Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup
The Sanitation Division will pick up large bulk items, including:
- Mattress & boxsprings
- White goods such as Freezer
- Air conditioner
- CRT’s such as Monitor
Customers must call (617) 730-2156 and schedule any and all bulky item pickups at least one week ahead in advance.
Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup
- Fluorescent light bulbs
- Glass bottles
- Hazardous wastes
- Lumber or other home construction materials from home repair
- Metal items or cans
- Ni-cad batteries
- Recyclables such as newspapers
- Rubber tires
- Yard waste (grass, leaves, and brush)
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 Brookline and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.
Recycling Collection Calendar 2023
Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.brooklinema.gov/2449/Trash-Recycling
Frequently Asked Questions
When is bulk pickup in Brookline?
To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.brooklinema.gov/Faq.aspx?QID=302
What day is trash pickup?
To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.brooklinema.gov/DocumentCenter/View/3316/Trash-Pick-Up-Days?bidId=
What time does trash collection start?
Trash collection starts at 7:00am. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.
How can I contact the Brookline Public Works Department?
Address: Town Hall – 4th Floor, 333 Washington Street, Brookline, MA 02445
Hours: Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
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