Trash & Recycling

Republic Services

Trash is collected every Wednesday throughout the Town.  If there is a Holiday on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, the pickup is rescheduled to Thursday.  Please click Here for the schedule.

Recycling is collected bi-weekly.  Main Street/Route 38 is the dividing street. 
If your residence is on the Andover side of Main Street you are in the Red Recycling District. 
If your residence is on the Billerica side of Main Street, then you are in the Blue Recycling District.
Please click Here for the schedule.

Bulk Items and electronics are collected by Republic Services.  Furniture is collected free.  Please call 800-442-9006 to schedule a pickup.  You can have up to four items picked up.  Mattress/Box Springs are currently free but there may be a charge beginning in the Fall.  Please click Here for more information regarding cost and pickup

Yard Waste (leaves, branches, and Christmas Trees) are collected by Republic Services on designated days. 
Please click here for more information on how to prepare and when collections are scheduled. 
Please note Grass Clippings are not picked up by the Town.  Krochmal Farms located in Tewksbury, has a compost program that accepts most yard waste during the season.  Please call them directly for any questions at 978-658-0507.

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We continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation to make sure we’re doing the right thing for the communities we serve. This includes working closely with public health experts and other advisors as well as adhering to CDC and OSHA guidance and following state governmental declarations of emergency and stay-at-home orders.  – Republic Services