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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Weekly Update  »

Community Risk Level is Moderate (Yellow)
People Age 65+ now eligible

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Annual Town Election May 11, 2021 »

1-19-2021 Nomination Papers are now available

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Diversity and Inclusion Committee Survey »

Please take this short, 15-question survey

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New Transportation Safety Webpage »

Public Works Department
Report concerns online

Trash & Recycling Collection Schedule

Trash is picked up each week, recycling is collected every other week.
Click on the street list to determine which day your trash is picked up and which week (A or B) your recycling will be collected.

February 2021 Trash and recycling calendar

Please make sure items are at the curb by 7am and use good judgement and keep in mind the drivers have approximately 1,000 stops each day.

The Town’s Pay as You Throw (PAYT) curbside collection service remains in full operation 

  • Bulk Item Labels:  Residents may purchase a $10 bulk item label to dispose of large burnable items, such as a couch or mattress.  Please refer to the Trash & Recycling Calendar/Information Sheet for additional information.  Rocky’s Ace Hardware, 261 West Main Street, and Helen’s Variety Store, 292 Main Street, are the only retailers currently selling the bulk item labels.  
  • Home Delivery of PAYT Bags - Please note both Wegmans in Northborough and Roche Bros. in Westborough  will deliver the Town of Northborough trash bags with your grocery order placed online. 
  • Town of Northborough PAYT trash bags are also sold at:

Hannaford’s, Route 20, Marlborough
Helen’s Variety, 292 Main Street
Richdale Convenience, 5 West Main Street
Honey Farms 369 West Main Street
Roche Bros., Bay State Commons, Westborough
Rocky’s, Ace Hardware, 261 West Main Street
Stop & Shop, 290 Turnpike Road, Westborough
Stop & Shop, 32 Lyman Street, Westborough
Wegman’s, 9102 Shops Way


If you have a question regarding trash and / or recycling collection when the Town Hall is closed, please call Republic Services: (508) 832-9001.