Recycling Department News & Announcements

FYI: Our Minuteman Hazardous Waste date on Saturday, May 16th has been cancelled for safety reasons due to exposure to the COVID-19

See more in our Recycling, Trash, Hazardous products, and Yard Waste brochure on page 2: more ››

*POSTPONED to 6/9!!! SAVE THE DATE - Earth Machine Compost Bins will be available for residents to purchase and pick up on April 22nd!

NOTE! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO JUNE 9THCompost bins are on a first come first serve basis.  Please call... more ››

See our NEW 2020-2021 Recycling Brochure!

En español coming soon. See 2019-20... more ››

Minimize storm-water runoff and start saving money by purchasing a discounted rain barrel! Deadline to order is May 28th!

Waltham is joining among the many communities in Massachusetts that are advocating smart water practices by offering discounted rain barrel... more ››

Spring 2018 Waltham Recycling Newsletter

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Join us for our LAST Minuteman Hazardous Products collection event of the season on Sat, November 3rd!

On Saturday, November 3rd from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM, Waltham residents can drop off hazardous wasts at the Minuteman Facility at 60... more ››

Please make sure you're carefully screening what is put in your recycling carts - Plastic bags & Styrofoam are the biggest contaminants in Waltham!

It is more important than ever that residents carefully screen what they put in their recycling carts. Feedback from our collection vendor... more ››

A notice regarding plastic bag contamination in Waltham


Spring 2016 Waltham Recycling Newsletter

Spring 2016 Waltham Recycling Newsletter

Prevent soil erosion & carbon emissions from your Winter garden!

Attention all Waltham farmers!  Whether you are part of a community farm or have a garden in your backyard, you should understand how best... more ››

November 2015 Waltham Recycling Newsletter

November 2015 Waltham Recycling Newsletter

Fall 2015 Waltham Recycling Newsletter

Waltham Recycling Newsletter

Spring 2015 Waltham Recycling Newsletter

This Waltham Recycling Newsletter is written and prepared by Yiping Tang, an International Student from China. She studies at Brandeis... more ››