Residents may now purchase large 32 gallon recycling barrels with a lid from the Waltham Recycling Department (165 Lexington St) for $16. These same 32 gallon recycling barrels can also be purchased at Home Depot for $16, however you must clearly mark the barrels as "Recycling Only". Stickers are available at the Recycling Department at no charge. The recycling truck will not pick up recycling containers larger than 32 gallons or that weigh more than 50lbs.
New residents receive their first bin free!
Recycling is picked up every week in Waltham on your regular recycling & trash day.
Please consult the Recycling & Trash Brochure to learn how to prepare your recycling
- 2016-2017 Recycling, Trash, Hazardous Products, & Yard Waste Brochure
- 2016-2017 Reciclaje, Basura, Productos Peligrosos, y Desechos de Jardín Guía para residentes
- Construction Waste Brochure
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Idling Reduction
- Spring 2016 Recycling Newsletter
- Waltham Energy Action Committee
- Waltham Recycling Newsletters
- 10 Ways to Conserve Water During MA Drought
- DISPOSAL INDEX - Recycling & Trash
- How to Compost
- How to Purchase a Compost Bin at Discount Price
- Recycling & Trash Pick-up Schedule
- Yard Waste Schedule