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Official websites use .boston.gov

A .boston.gov website belongs to an official government organization in the City of Boston.

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Heat Emergency in Boston
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Mayor Wu announced a heat emergency in the City of Boston through Wednesday, July 17. Cooling centers will be open at 14 BCYF community centers Monday through Wednesday, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Trash and Recycling Day schedule and search

View your collection schedule, search recyclable materials, and more. Sign up for alerts to stay updated on changes to your service. You can also download the app on Google Play or the App Store.

Example of correct format: 13 W Sixth Street, 24 Cooper St

How to search an address:
  • Include only street number and name
  • Do not include unit number or ZIP code
  • Street names that are numbers should be written as "Fourth", not "4" or "4th"
  • East/West indicators must be entered as "E" or "W", not spelled out

Trash and Recycling Guide

Learn more about trash and recycling services and programs in the Trash and Recycling Guide!

Trash and Recycling Guide

Download the Trash Day app

Never miss yard waste collection again.

With our free Trash Day app you can view a calendar for your home's collection dates, set reminders, and get notifications of schedule changes. You can also search a directory of hundreds of household items to find out the right way to dispose of them.

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