Trash, Recycling & Yard Waste

Black trash cart with Milton sealLooking to pay your 2021 Trash Bill (for use of a cart 7/1/20-6/30/21)? Pay online here.

Milton's trash and recycle are on a 5-day collection schedule: see collection days by street. Remember, trash, recycling, and yard waste must be out by 7 am for collection. We've posted the new yardwaste calendar for July 2021 - June 2022.

Read our curbside collection guidelines and everything you need to know about carts (including opt out and discount forms, which were previously one trash fee abatement form).

Answers to most questions about trash, recycling, yard waste, the Recycling Center, and mattress pickup can be found on this website. 

Senior Discount:  Residents 65+ may apply for a discount on the annual trash cart fee. To apply, residents must complete the Senior Discount Application. Residents can return this application either by mail or Town Hall drop box along with a photocopy of documents supporting date of birth and residency. The deadline to submit these applications is June 30th, 2021. This discount will only apply to up to one trash cart per property. 

If you are unable to print the application, please reach out to Erica DeDonato, Environmental Coordinator, to receive a mailed hardcopy of the application. 

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Kathy Bowen Senior Administrative Clerk (617) 898-4974
Erica DeDonato Environmental Coordinator (617) 898-4968