Thanksgiving Day is Thursday Nov 23rd and may impact your pickup schedule

Merrimack Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Merrimack trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Merrimack is in New Hampshire with Nashua to the south, Manchester and Bedford to the north, Portsmouth to the northeast, Haverhill, MA and Lawrence, MA 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.

Merrimack Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

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

Merrimack Trash Collection Map

Merrimack Trash Collection Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit:

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Plastics with #1, #2, or #5 (#3, #4, #6, & #7 should be placed in the trash stream)
  • Glass bottles and jars, all colors
  • Metal cans both steel and tin and empty aerosol cans
  • Cardboard, juice, cereal and milk boxes, egg cartons, newspapers, magazines
  • Phone books, junk mail, pamphlets, shredded paper in paper bags, paperback and hardbound books, greeting cards, file folders, blueprints, envelopes with windows, any paper good with tape, wire, fasteners, etc.
  • Aluminum cans, pie plates and foil

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Food, tarps, Pyrex or CorningWare, mirrors, window glass, drinking glasses, ceramics, diapers, batteries, styrofoam, styrofoam meat trays, plastic bags, plastic wrap, bubble wrap, Tyvek envelopes, paper towels, tissues, napkins, coat hangers, packing peanuts, needles, syringes, hazardous waste, ice cream containers, wax coated corrugated paper, toasters, cooking pots/pans, oil or antifreeze, paint or paint cans.

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 Merrimack 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:

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Merrimack?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit:

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit:

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 8 am. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Merrimack Public Works Department?

603-424-2604 or [email protected]

Did we miss anything?

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