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No trash collection on Monday, February 17, 2020, in observance of the President's Day Holiday

Published: 02/14/2020 1:49 PM

Manchester, NH: City - Advisory

There will be no refuse or recycling collection on Monday, February 17, 2020, in observance of the President's Day Holiday. Residents whose collection day falls on the holiday should place their items for pickup on the following day; all other residents should put their items out on their normal col...

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Trash & Recycling

Automated Collection - Over the course of 2019 and 2020, the majority of trash service operations will be transitioned to automated collection.  See pilot program results

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Collection is weekly in most areas, with more frequent pickups downtown and in high-density neighborhoods.  See rules.  For bulky items, schedule an appointment (fees apply).

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Collection is weekly in most areas, with more frequent pickups downtown.  Curbside recycling is single-stream.  A blue recycling cart is required.  See rules.

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Collection is every week in early spring and late fall; every other week in between.  Service ceases in winter, except for Christmas tree collection in early January.  See rules.

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The City's transfer station provides an alternative disposal option for most wastes and recyclables generated in Manchester.  Fees and restrictions apply to most materials.

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Hazardous waste is not collected curbside.  Residents may bring household products to one of the semi-annual collection events, held on the second Saturdays of May and October.

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Learn how you can use yard waste and certain food scraps to compost at home and produce a rich soil amendment for your garden.

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Over 40,000 tons of material is collected curbside every year from Manchester residents and businesses.  Approximately one-fourth of this material is recycled or composted, for a diversion rate of 25%.

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