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Trash, Recycling, and Yard Waste Information
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Contact:
Trash, Recycling & Yard Waste Services
Senior Administrative Clerk
Address:
629 Randolph Avenue
Milton, MA 02186
Phone:
(617) 898-4900, press 1
Hours:
Mon - Fri: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Please leave a message with your name, address and callback information if you are directed to voicemail.
 
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PLEASE REMEMBER:

The Town of Milton has now adopted a new 2 day Collection Schedule for Trash, Recycling and Yard Waste. The new schedule has collections only on Wednesdays and Thursdays during the week.
Please be advised that the new collection schedule will no longer have delays due to holidays occurring on a Monday, Tuesday or Friday, (we are not collecting on those days).
If a holiday occurs on a Monday, Tuesday or Friday there will be regular collections for that week on Wednesday and Thursday.

If a Holiday occurs on a Thursday all collections will occur on Wednesday the day before the holiday.
If a Holiday occurs on a Wednesday all collections will occur on Thursday the day after the holiday.


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*** Recycling Policy for Plastic Bags ***

A MESSAGE FROM MILTON DPW

As a result of recent solid waste internal audit activities, it was found that very many households in Milton have been avoiding the use of trash stickers.
Concealing household trash and trying to pass it off as recycling materials is dishonest.

Solid Waste rules, which are published, available on line, and on the calendar which is mailed to every single residence in town.
Clearly noted under “Single Stream Recycling” is NO PLASTIC BAGS”.
Effective last week our solid waste vendor was directed to comply with our regulations and was notified as follows:

…Milton does not allow recycling to be put out in plastic bags and require that recycling be clearly exposed in single stream barrels or recycling bins.
Milton’s Regulations are built upon the premise that any bagged material has an unknown content and therefore likely contaminated and non-recyclable.
Any material put out in plastic bags WILL BE LEFT BY THE RECYCLING TRUCKS and, if not properly stickered, WILL BE REJECTED BY THE MSW TRUCKS!

Under the terms of our contract our solid waste vendor will not return to collect any non-compliant stop. Non-compliant folks need to wait until next week’s collection.



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A Message from Milton DPW

Yard Waste Collection Notice
To assure your yard waste is picked up,
please follow these simple simple guidelines:

Please remember to place all yard waste into barrels or in a paper leaf bag.
Leaf bags may be purchased at your local hardware and lawn care centers.
Yard Waste stickers located at  Treasurer's Office at Ton Hall
or add your own "YARD WASTE" label on barrels.
Branches should be less than 4 inches in diameter and less than 3 feet in length.
Branches may be bundled and securely tied with natural fiber string.
Bundles should be under 40 lbs in weight.
Grass clippings should be in paper bags or barrels labeled as "YARD WASTE"

and please

*** NO PLASTIC BAGS ***

If you have any questions please call our DPW line at
617-898-4900 and select the TRASH LINE

Thank You

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The New Yard Waste Collection Calendar and Schedule
with additional information regarding the recycling center and hazardous material day .

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COMPOST BINS NOW AVAILABLE

The DPW is once again making compost bins available to Milton Residents at wholesale prices.  Residents can purchase an Earth Machines composter for $42 at the Treasurer's Office at (617) 898-4853, at Town Hall.  The composters will then be available for pickup at the Milton DPW Yard (629 Randolph Avenue) on the following Thursday.  It's that easy!

TOWN HALL VOUCHER SYSTEM

As of April 1, 2008, Town Hall offices no longer accept cash payments for goods and services. This include fees for recycling bins and also materials accepted at the DPW Yard such as waste oil, antifreeze, car batteries, and tires.  Residents may still use personal checks. For more information, contact the Treasurer's Office at (617) 898-4853.    



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