Recycling / Trash

Braintree "Trash Talk"

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Recycle Smart Partner

Oops, Please Recycle RIGHT 

The Most Important Part of Recycling is YOU!

Contaminated Recycling = Increased Costs

Recycling should be loose - not in paper bags

Let's not hurt recycling:


  • Plastic Bags
  • Plastic Wrapping i.e. bottle wrap, bubble wrap, etc.
  • Shredded Paper
  • Paper Towels/Plates
  • Food Waste or Liquids
  • Soiled Pizza Boxes
  • Styrofoam or any type
  • Trash 
  • Yard Waste
  • Wood
  • Scrap Metal

Residential Information:

The Town of Braintree provides Trash/Recycling Services to the Single Family homes (up to 4 units), who pay the annual trash fee. 

Condominium/Apartment Information:

The Town of Braintree does not provide Trash Services for Condominium/Apartments.   However, Recycling Services are available at the Residential Drop Off Center.  Condo/Apartment Recycling Info (PDF)

Commercial/Business Information:

The Town of Braintree does not provide Trash or Recycling services for Commercial/Business residents.  

Curbside Pick-Up Reminders

Please remember, missed trash or recycling pick-ups, or to schedule a pick-up of appliances, call Sunrise Scavenger - Customer Service 617-361-8000. For appliances, a minimum notice of 2 to 3 working days is needed. Missed pick-ups should be called into Sunrise Scavenger with in 24 hours.

Weekly Curbside Trash & Recycling Pickup SchedulesClip Art of Clock

Just a reminder...all trash and recycling needs to be placed curbside either the night before, or by 7 a.m. Collection time is subject to change due to a variety of reasons such as equipment problems.