Trash and Recycling must be placed curbside no later than 7:00AM on Wed. unless otherwise noted on calendar
WHAT TO RECYCLE DO NOT INCLUDE
FOR EXTRA HOUSEHOLD TRASH
UPDATE: Trash Stickers are now located at the Town Manager's Office
If your household trash does NOT fit in your toter with your lid closed, you need to purchase stickers for
$5.00 per extra bag from Town Manager's Office.
EXCESS BAGS WILL NOT BE PICKED UP WITHOUT A STICKER -Your bags cannot exceed 50 Lbs.
SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING
Deposit and Non-deposit Aluminum Cans Bottles and Glass, Colored and Clear Plastics #1-7; Newspaper, Sunday Supplements, Magazines, Mixed Paper, Offi Paper, Phone Books, Mail
The Town Library and most schools have paper retrievers in their parking lots.
THESE ITEMS ARE TRASH:
Pizza Boxes, Pie Plates, Aluminum Trays, Aluminum Foil, Plastic Bags, Paper Backed Foil, Items Contaminated with Food Debris, Styrofoam, Milk Cartons,
Ice Cream Boxes or Juice Boxes.
Broken down boxes placed in a cardboard box will NOT be picked up.
FURNITURE (BULKY ITEMS)
Sofas, Loveseats, Large Living Room Chairs, Carpet, Mattresses (furniture).
Call Republic Services 1-800-442-9006 to schedule a FREE pickup
WHITE GOODS APPLIANCESTELEVISIONS, COMPUTER - MONITORS, WATER HEATERS, TIRES, OTHER METAL ITEMS
Call Republic Services for pricing and pick-up instructions 1-800-442-9006
National Grid Refrigerator or Freezer Recycle Program 1-877-889-4761
Republic Services 1-800-442-9006
2016 OCT: 17th - NOV: 25th
2017 MAY 1st - JUNE 2nd
Leaves shall be placed in paper bags or separate trash barrels. Leave curbside See www.tewksbury-ma.govfor Schedule and Your Pick Up DAY
Avoid grass clippings, pine needles/cones & sticks
Do NOT use PLASTIC bags – will NOT be picked up.
GRASS CLIPPINGS WILL NOT BE PICKED UP
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
During Spring and Fall leaf clean-up remove leaves, pine needles and debris from tops of catch basins located in front of your property to prevent flooding
BRANCHES & SHRUBS
Collected for one week in different sections of Town – Leave curbside. Republic Services 1-800-442-9006
2016 OCT: 11th - OCT 15th
2017 APRIL 24th - APRIL 28th
Branches & Small Shrubs shall be placed in separate trash barrels or tied into bundles.
Branches shall be NO MORE THAN 3 feet in length and 4 inches in diameter.
Avoid mixing grass clippings, pine needles and pine cones
Do not use plastic bags - will NOT be picked up. GRASS CLIPPINGS WILL NOT BE PICKED UP
Collected for one week in different sections of Town – Leave curbside. Republic Services 1-800-442-9006 Seewww.tewksbury-ma.gov for Schedule and your pick up day
Christmas Trees will be picked up during the week of
January 9, 2017, separate from the trash.
NO TINSEL, TRIMMINGS OR PLASTIC TREE BAGS.
Do NOT put out prior to pickup/snow plowing operations may bury it and it will NOT get picked up.
Kiosk in Police Station Lobby, 918 Main Street. Available 24/7. Place medication in plastic sealed bags that will fit in Kiosk slot only. Do NOT include liquids or sharps.
Thermometers & Thermostats
Board of Health, Town Hall, Lower Level, 1009 Main Street, Mon-Tue 8AM-4PM
LATEX BASED ONLY
DRIED Latex based paint (kitty litter helps speed drying or “Waste Paint Hardener”) and then dried paint can be placed in plastic bags before discarding in the Trash
NOTE: The Town does not endorse these companies; we only supply a list of known companies that accept these items to help the Tewksbury Residents with proper disposal. - A FEE MAY APPLY -
ASPHALT SHINGLES - Rooftop Recycling Inc., 369 Codman Hill Rd., Boxborough 978-263-1899
CARDBOARD MOVING BOXES – Benezra Boxes, call 781-646-8734 for free pickup. Will accept a minimum of 30 moving boxes in good condition
HOUSEHOLD BATTERIES - Drop off Tewksbury Public Library 300 Chandler Street – Recycling Collection Center Rechargeable batteries, alkaline batteries, nickel cadmium, nickel metal hydride, lithium ion, nickel zinc, small sealed lead batteries, cellphones. Please do NOT drop off light bulbs at this location; see below for proper disposal of light bulbs.
ELECTRONICS - Best Buy and Staples have great electronics recycling program established, see their web site for more information and a list of more items they take. Republic Services also picks up - call 800-442-9006 to schedule a pickup - Fee Charged
FLUORESCENT LIGHTS - Aubuchon Hardware, 1777 Main St. 978-657-9333 and O’Connor Hardware, 446 Boston Rd., Billerica
MOTOR OIL - NEEDS TO BE IN CLEAR CONTAINERS - CANNOT BE MIXED WITH ANYTHING M&S Service Inc, 1875 Rear Main St.
PROPANE TANKS - O’Connor Hardware, 446 Boston Road, Billerica, MA. Fee Charged, Tel: 978-663-3520
TIRES - Schlott Tire Co., 663 Main St., Tewksbury 978-858-0181 - Fee Charged or Republic Services 1-800-442-9006 - Fee Charged, or CMMCP Used Tire Program http://www.cmmcp.org/tires.htm
TIRES, AUTO BATTERIES & METALS, ETC. - Penny’s Auto & Junk Yard, 11 Kittredge Ave., Tewksbury 978-851-2381, you must deliver The Recycling Committee is always looking for new members – Consider volunteering - The Committee meets once a month and host or co-hosts 3-6 events during the year and promotes continued recycling in Tewksbury. Apply at the Town’ Manager’s Office, Town Hall, 1009 Main Street.
ZERO WASTE DAY SEPT. 24, 2016, 9 AM – 1 PM • Wynn Middle School: ZWDTEWKSBURY.ORG