Curbside Solid Waste (Trash) & Recycling FAQ

What gets picked up?

Town trash disposal is limited to one-, two-, and three-family residences only. The weekly limit is three containers of trash per residential unit, the maximum weight per container is 50 pounds.

What does not get picked up?  

The following are not accepted as trash, but can be picked up curbside(year-round,) on the third TUESDAY of every month only, with the purchase of a Bulk Waste Sticker(s) at the DPW. Freezers, refrigerators, air conditioners ($35.00 ea) Stoves, washers, dryers,hot water tanks, etc. ($25.00 ea) are considered "White Goods." CRT's and TV's ($30.00 ea)                                                                                                   

Video Games, Automobile Engines and Parts, Rocks, Construction Debris and Materials, Tree Trunks and Limbs, and Hazardous Material (gasoline, explosives, compressed gases, toxic or volatile chemicals, radioactive materials, pathological waste, etc.) are not accepted for trash pick up.  Violations are punishable by fine.

See Household Hazardous Waste section for information on the Towns Bi-Annual Recycling event for the disposal of  TV's, CRT's, oils, tires and paint.


Trash pick up is one day late on holiday weeks.  The following holidays are observed:     New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day Day, President's Day, Patriot's Day, Memorial Day,   Fourth of July, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Click here to learn about recycling holiday items.