Curbside Refuse Collection

The City of Framingham provides solid waste collection service to residential properties containing 4 or fewer dwelling units, regardless of the form of ownership and will provide solid waste collection service to condominiums that:

  • Actively participate in the City of Framingham recycling program
  • Are residential

Banned Materials

Some materials are banned from curbside refuse collection.


  • Your trash will be picked up at curbside once each week.
  • All collections must be placed curbside by 7 a.m. on the pick-up day, but no earlier than 6 p.m. the night before.
  • Refuse receptacles must be removed from the curb by midnight following collection.
  • Please see find your collection day for more information:
  • On weeks with a holiday, there will be no refuse pickup on the day of the holiday. Collection is pushed back by one day during holiday weeks. Holidays include:
    • Christmas
    • Columbus Day
    • Independence Day
    • Labor Day
    • Memorial Day
    • MLK Day
    • New Years
    • Patriots Day
    • Presidents' Day
    • Thanksgiving
    • Veterans' Day