Trash & Recycling

Merrimac's trash pickup is weekly on Fridays effective July 1, 2018.  Town trash bags purchased at local retailers must be used.

Recycling is on Fridays effective July 1, 2018, bi-weekly by street. The trash/recycling calendar and street list are available on the website under recycling, or at the Selectmen’s Office.

Holiday Delays

Recycling will be delayed on weeks in which a major holiday falls as below.  Major holidays observed by Casella Waste Systems are: 
New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day

For bulky item disposal click here. You may be able to dispose of bulky items at G. Mello 978-352-8581 or BoxQ (electronics) 978-352-2506

Please contact Casella at 1-800-445-1318 for problems with trash and recycling pick up. 


Please have trash and recycling out at the curb by 6:30 a.m. the day of collection. Drivers, weather and schedules are subject to change. For recycling please check the schedule and make sure you have the correct week.  Please call Casella with any issues at 1-800-445-1318.