Curbside Recycling

Framingham Curbside Recycling 


There is no limit to the amount of recyclables that may be placed at curbside. Recyclables are picked up by a contractor, Waste Management, every other week.

Our neighborhood is scheduled for pick-up on Tuesday’s and recycling occurs every other Tuesday. Please visit the Framingham DPW website at:

Place your recycle container curbside with your trash by 7:00 am on your collection day a few feet away from your trash. Recycling will be delayed one day following observed holidays.

Recycling Preparation – Single Stream 

All recyclable materials can be placed in one container. There is no need to sort or separate. All materials are sorted and recycled at the processing plant.

  • Paper and Cardboard
  • Glass
  • Metal
  • Plastic

Restricted Items

  • Aluminum foil
  • Auto glass or ceramics
  • Batteries
  • Film canisters
  • Light bulbs
  • Paper towels
  • Plastic grocery bags (Please return to your supermarket)
  • Plastic wrap
  • Porcelain
  • Soiled cardboard
  • Soiled paper
  • Styrofoam
  • Wood
  • Books (may be taken to the Recycling Center)
  • Textiles (may be taken to the Recycling Center)