Trash & Recycling Information


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The Standley Street Compost Site is Closed for the Season. If no snow cover, will re-open Monday, March 7, 2016



For Missed Trash or Recycle pick up Please Call  

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For those Participating in the Curbside Compost Pilot:

Missed pick-up  contact is Conor Miller 978.290.4610 or email

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Please see the beverlyrecycles Facebook page for questions or for more information regarding the Curbside Compost Pilot:

Please note- Registration for this Pilot is CLOSED


IMPORTANT TRASH INFORMATION: The maximum size of bags or barrels of Trash  is 35 gallons and may not weigh more than 40 pounds. This rule is rigorously enforced for safety and health reasons. There is a combined 5 bag and/or barrel limit for TRASH per paid Family Unit/Business. You may also put out ONE Bulk item per week- example: One mattress or, One table or, One couch or, One box spring, etc… Click here for Comprehensive Trash Disposal Guidelines. Trash and Recycling must be out by 7:00 am on your trash day regardless of when they “usually” come This includes yard waste on weeks where there is leaf collection. Please note that Trash, Recycle and Yard Waste may not be put Curbside earlier than 18 hours before your trash day. Click here for Holiday and Leaf Calendar.

Please encourage your friends and neighbors to recycle, thus diverting trash from landfills to other uses, saving money and helping preserve the environment by reducing pollution and saving energy. There is NO LIMIT to the amount of RECYCLING you may put out each week. Click here for Bin availability and pricing information.

Residents with recycling questions that are not answered on the City’s website can call 978-605-2355, or email their recycling questions to and can expect to have an answer within 24 hours. Volunteer members of the City’s Solid Waste Management Committee provide this service.


 Reminder: Beverly is not a Single Stream Recycling Community. Glass, Plastic and Metal can be mixed together, but Paper and Cardboard must be separate from them