Solid Waste & recycling HOME
Recycling, trash, yard waste and bulky item collection is accomplished by a team effort between the City of New Bedford, ABC Disposal and the Greater New Bedford Regional Refuse Management District. There is a wide variety of programs and services that help residents and small businesses manage their unwanted waste.
Please select one of the pages below to learn more about the City’s solid waste & recycling programs:
NEW! Map of clothing drop-off boxes in New Bedford
Solid Waste Collection
Single Stream Recycling
Yard Waste Collection
Bulky Item Collection
Business Cardboard Collection
Drop-Off Events (Household Hazardous Waste Day, Paper Shred Day, Sharps Day, Tire Recycling Day)
Rules and Regulations
Where can I call if I Have a Question?
(508) 999-2619 ABC Disposal, questions about the new automated collection program, bulky item appointments
(508) 961-3008 Facilities and Fleet Management, questions about the new automated collection program
(508) 979-1493 Recycling Office, questions about recycling