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Fitchburg Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

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

The City of Fitchburg is in Massachusetts with Manchester to the north, Leominster to the south, Lowell to the east, and Springfield 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.

Fitchburg Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collection schedules, visit the city’s trash collection website and enter your service address in the search box.

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Washington’s Birthday
  • Patriot’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Independence Day – 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Collection will be 1 day delayed. Kindly check your collection day calendar.

Fitchburg Trash Collection Map

Fitchburg Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

The Waste Wizard Tool allows you to research options to dispose of items that don’t fit or shouldn’t belong in your cart.  We recommend it as your first source of information.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Household furniture
  • Couches
  • Chairs
  • Rugs

Please do not put these items at the curb unless they have been scheduled for pick up with the Health Department.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Televisions
  • Computer monitors
  • Cathode ray tubes
  • ammunition
  • Asphalt
  • Pavement
  • Bricks
  • Metals
  • lead acid batteries
  • Glass table tops
  • White goods (large appliances)
  • Tires

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 Fitchburg 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 schedule.

Fitchburg Recycles – Do’s & Don’ts to Proper Recycling

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Fitchburg?

Please use the Fitchburg Waste Wizard tool to search options to dispose of items that don’t fit or shouldn’t belong in your cart.

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit this link.

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 6:30 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Fitchburg Health Department?

Phone: 978-829-1870
Fax: 978-829-1962

718 Main Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420

Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Fitchburg 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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