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

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

The City of Waltham is in Massachusetts with Lexington to the north, Newton to the south, Worcester to the west, Cambridge, Somerville, Boston to the east, Belmont to the northeast.

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.

Waltham Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://walthamgis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/View/index.html?appid=dfae686b83d5473f902dd3099985121c

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day 
    January 1, 2024 (observed Monday, January 2nd)
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day 
    January 16, 2024
  • President’s Day
    February 20, 2024
  • Patriot’s Day 
    April 17, 2024
  • Memorial Day 
    May 29, 2024
  • Juneteenth 
    June 19, 2024
  • Independence Day 
    July 4, 2024
  • Labor Day
    September 4, 2024
  • Columbus Day 
    October 9, 2024
  • Veteran’s Day
    November 11, 2024 (observed Friday, November 10th)
  • Thanksgiving Day 
    November 23, 2024
  • Christmas Day
    December 25, 2024 

Trash and Recycling pick-up will be DELAYED 1 DAY for the rest of the week. Place your carts and barrels out 1 day after your regularly scheduled pick-up day.

Waltham Trash Collection Map

Waltham Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.city.waltham.ma.us/recycling-department/pages/how-do-i-get-rid-of for find the collection day for your bulk waste.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

No Plastic Bags or Styrofoam of any kind.

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 Waltham 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 calendar: https://walthamgis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/View/index.html?appid=dfae686b83d5473f902dd3099985121c

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Waltham?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.city.waltham.ma.us/recycling-department/pages/how-do-i-get-rid-of

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://walthamgis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/View/index.html?appid=dfae686b83d5473f902dd3099985121c

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 Waltham Public Works Department?

Phone: (781) 314-3390

Address: Municipal Building. 165 Lexington St. 

Waltham,  MA 02451

Did we miss anything?

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