Pay as You Throw Trash Program

The weekly curbside trash program allows residents to place orange bags curbside for pickup by the Town's trash collection contractor, JRM. Orange bags must be placed at the curb by 7:00 am on the collection day. ONLY place orange bags curbside on the morning of your collection; bags can be placed in a barrel with a lid to prevent animals from tearing open the bags. Orange bags may not exceed 50 pounds in weight.  Trash not in an orange bags will not be collected, resident will be responsible for its removal.

If you experience a missed collection of trash or recyclables, please call JRM directly at 800-323-4285 or 978-536-2500  to report and reschedule a collection.

Curbside large item information: CLICK HERE

Residents may also take trash in orange bags to the transfer station on Wednesdays from 7:30am to 3:00pm or Saturdays from 10:00 am to 3:00pm. 

Orange trash bags may be purchased at the following in-town locations:

  • Richdale 
  • Crosby's Market
  • Manchester Hardware
  • Allen's Pharmacy
  • Magnolia Variety