Pawtucket Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

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

The City of Pawtucket is in Rhode Island with Cumberland to the north, Woonsocket to the northwest, Providence, Warwick, and Cranston to the south.

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.

Pawtucket Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit

Trash Pick Up Holidays

There will be no pickup on the following holidays:

  • New Years Day – (observed) January 2, Monday 
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day – January 16, Monday
  • President’s Day – February 20, Monday
  • Memorial Day – May 29, Monday
  • Independence Day – July 4, Tuesday
  • Victory Day – August 14, Monday
  • Labor Day – September 4, Monday
  • Columbus Day – October 9, Monday
  • Veterans Day – November 10, Friday
  • Thanksgiving Day – November 23, Thursday
  • Christmas Day – December 25, Monday

Pawtucket Trash Collection Map

Pawtucket Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit:

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Furniture, Televisions, Metals (no charge for these items)

Mattresses, Box Springs, and Refrigerators /freezers (requires a fee for each item)

Appointments are needed – call Public Works at 401-728-0500 ext. 233 for additional information & to schedule a collection

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • sand, dirt, sod, rocks, demolition lumber, broken concrete, asphalt, plaster, tile, brick, toilets, tubs, vanities, cabinets or other construction material 
  • automobile or motorcycle parts 
  • frozen containers or containers with warm ashes
  • uncooked animal carcass or parts
  • No full 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 Pawtucket 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 Pawtucket?

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?

City-issued trash barrels must be placed on the curb in front of each residence, not before 4:00 p.m. the day before collection. 

How can I contact the Pawtucket Public Works Department?

Public Works Center
250 Armistice Boulevard
Pawtucket, RI 02860

City Hall Main Number: (401) 728-0500

Public Works Office: Extensions 233, 260

Fax: (401) 727-4550

Email: [email protected]

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