REMINDER: Curbside Trash and Recycling Guidelines

The public is reminded of the following guidelines for curbside trash and recycling in North Reading:

  • Trash and recycling must be placed curbside by 6:30 AM.
  • Trash is limited to two 35 gallon barrels per household.
  • Recycling is dual-stream, meaning that paper and plastic must be separated when placed curbside.
  • Paper recycling may be placed in paper bags.  Plastic bags, for paper or plastic reycling, is prohibited.
  • Complete trash/recycling collection guidelines may be found here.
  • A complete 2018 trash/recycling calendar, including changes attributed to holidays, may be found here.
  • Information regarding special collections for spring cleanup, metals, leaves, and Christmas trees, as well as other solid waste information, may be found here.