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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

Composting

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

Drop Off Facility

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.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

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.

Recycling

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

Trash

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).

Yard Waste

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.

 

Get Answers

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See recycling and disposal options for hundreds of items

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Use your address to look up your collection days

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Tell us about a missed pickup or any other issue

Solid Waste Guide
See policies, helpful tips, important dates and more

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Read departmental solid waste rules


Stay Connected

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Get notified of collection holidays and policy changes

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To discuss collection of trash and downtown recycling

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For the City's recycling and yard waste contractor


Volunteer

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Pitch in for a cleaner and greener Manchester

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Help clean and restore Manchester's waterways

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