Items may be placed in normal trash, but we encourage you to consider donating any usable items to charity or consider recycling items during the city's periodic electronic recycling drop-off events. Event information will be posted on the Public Works webpage as drop-off events are scheduled.
Public Works Department
For computer monitors, TVs, water coolers, dehumidifiers, refrigerators or air conditioners, you must request a special item pickup online or by calling the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500.
Request Special Item Pickup
Please visit the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection for additional resources related to electronics recycling.
Unacceptable Item for Regular Trash Pick Up
If these items are still in reusable condition, you can donate them to an appropriate organization. Otherwise you must hire a commercial waste hauler to collect them. You can search the yellow pages for listings.