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

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

The City of Lexington is in Massachusetts with Burlington and Billerica to the north, Woburn to the northeast, Waltham to the south, Somerville and Boston 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.

Lexington MA Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collection schedules, click here to find your collection day.

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday
  • Presidents Day
  • Patriot’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Your pickup will be delayed by a day after a Town of Lexington holiday.

Curbside trash/recycling will normally be on a 1-day delay schedule starting on the day of the holiday and ending with Friday’s pickup being moved to Saturday.

Lexington MA Trash Collection Map

Lexington Ma trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

Bulky items are those that will not fit into an approved container, including sofas, recliners, auto tires (without rims), storm doors, large toys, and lawn furniture:

  • Only 1 bulky item may be put out for collection each week.
  • Bulky items cannot weigh more than 75 pounds.
  • Rugs must be cut into 4-foot lengths, rolled, and tied. No more than 15 rolls of carpet may be put out for collection each week.

Acceptable and Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Please refer to the following list to learn how you can recycle or dispose of certain items in your home. If your item is not listed, call the Solid Waste and Recycling information line at 781-274-8334.

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 Lexington Ma 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Lexington MA?

Please refer to the following list to learn how you can recycle or dispose of certain items in your home. If your item is not listed, call the Solid Waste and Recycling information line at 781-274-8334.

Only 1 bulky item may be put out for collection each week.

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street, click here.

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 Lexington MA Public Works Department?

1625 Massachusetts Avenue 
Lexington, MA 02420 

For missed collections, call Capitol Waste at 617-569-1718
For general information, call DPW at 781-274-8300, ext. 1

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