2023 Memorial Day Holiday Reminders: Delayed trash collection - Town Offices, Senior Center, and Library Closed

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Memorial Day, Monday May 29th, 2023

Town Offices, Senior Center, and Library will be closed
Trash and Recycling will be collected one day late all week

2023 memorial day trash and recycling delay notice

Trash and Recycling Calendar and Information Sheet

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.

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

Regional Recycling Center in Shrewsbury
The Dumpster Divers Regional Recycling Center
3-A Industrial Dr. (off Rt. 9) Shrewsbury, MA

  • Open on the 1st and 3rd Saturday each month* 8am - 12pm 
  • Electronics, appliances, scrap metal, furniture - for a complete list of items, click here
  • Pay cash, credit or debit for the items dropped off
  • Please be prepared to unload your own vehicle
  • For additional info please visit www.thedumpsterdivers.com/recycling/

Free Metal and Appliance Recycling Marlborough
Veron Company Marlborough
112 Forest St. Marlborough
For additional info please visit: www.theveroncompany 

Plastic Bag Notice

  • Recyclables should be placed loose in a container - not in plastic bags
  • Please do not discard plastic bags/film in your recycle bin, for more information, click here

Upcoming Events

  • No events currently scheduled

Town’s Pay as You Throw (PAYT)
The curbside collection service is available to all residents.  To participate in the program, you must purchase designated Northborough trash bags (green) which are sold at many local stores (see below).  Northborough trash bags are $15 per package, 5 large bags or 10 small.  Those utilizing the town program are also entitled to free curbside recycling.

  • Bulk Item Labels:  Residents may purchase a $10 bulk item label to dispose of large burnable items, such as a couch, bureau, chairs.  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.
  • Statewide Ban on Curbside Mattress Collection
  • As of November 1, 2022, mattresses, box springs and textiles are no longer allowed in the trash. New state rules require mattresses and textiles be kept out of the waste stream so that they can be recycled or donated for reuse.  These items will no longer qualify for bulk item curbside collection.  For more information on these changes and the reasons behind them, click here 
  • Disposal Options:
  • Green Team Junk Removal will collect these items at your house for a fee of $75/mattress or box spring. Call 508-361-0519 or go to www.gogreenteamjunk.com.
  • Dumpster Divers Regional Recycling Center is opening for the season on Saturday 04/01/2023, more information is available at www.thedumpsterdivers.com/recycling/ or by calling 508-925-5245
  • Home Delivery of PAYT Bags - Please note both Wegmans in Northborough www.wegmans.com and Roche Bros. in Westborough www.rochebros.com  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
Family Farms 369 West Main Street
Roche Bros., Bay State Commons, Westborough
Rocky’s, Ace Hardware, 261 West Main Street
Stop & Shop, 32 Lyman Street, Westborough
Wegman’s, 9102 Shops Way