Somerville Trash Schedule 2023 (Holidays, Bulk Pick up and Recycling)

Somerville is located in Massachusetts, in the United States of America.

The city government has developed a detailed program for trash collection from the streets as well as from the houses and buildings in Somerville.

The program helps residents get rid of all their unwanted waste and recyclable stuff.

Here is the complete detail about the Somerville trash and recycling schedule.

Somerville Garbage Schedule (Calendar/Map)

Trash collection takes place once a week in Somerville. However, your collection day may be different from others depending upon the area in which you live, and can be checked by clicking on the image below.

The collection starts at 7 am on your pickup day, and ends at 4 pm, so you have to make sure you have your carts placed at the curbside during this time.

Somerville holiday trash schedule

Here is the complete 2023 holiday trash schedule for Somerville city.

No trash pick up will take place on the following holidays, and the schedule will shift to the next day till the end of the week.

  • Monday, January 2 – New Year’s Day (observed) 
  • Monday, January 16 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Monday, February 20 – Washington’s Birthday
  • Monday, April 17 – Patriots’ Day
  • Monday, May 29 – Memorial Day
  • Monday, June 19 – Juneteenth Independence Day
  • Tuesday, July 4 – Independence Day
  • Monday, September 4 – Labor Day
  • Monday, October 9 – Indigenous Peoples’ Day
  • Saturday, November 11 – Veterans’ Day
  • Thursday, November 23 – Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday, November 24 – Thanksgiving Friday
  • Monday, December 25 – Christmas Day

Bulk Trash Pick up Schedule

There’s no clear guidance from the Somerville’s Government about the Bulk Trash Pickup. 

However, they have mentioned on the website that large or big appliances are to be recycled with a 25$ sticker. 

The sticker can be bought from this link:

You can also call at 311 to schedule a pick up of bulk electronic items like TV, LCDs and monitors. 

Somerville recycling schedule

Recycling collection takes place once a week in Somerville, on the same days as your trash pickup days.

The collection starts at 7 am on your pickup day, and ends at 4 pm, so you have to make sure you have your carts placed at the curbside during this time.

You can check your pickup day from this recycling map.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

If you have dried your paints well, you can place the paints in boxes and then dispose of them along with the regular trash, otherwise you will have to get rid of them during hazardous waste days.

Sharp items like needles should be taken to any of the drop-off locations which you find near. They cannot be placed along with daily trash.

That was wall about Somerville Trash Schedule

Trash collection in Somerville takes place one time every week, which is different for the two zones in which the city has been divided.

Also, the schedule may change a little in the weeks of public holidays as mentioned above.

For more information regarding the Somerville trash schedule, contact the city’s government by calling 311.