The City of New Bedford offers a wide variety of programs and services that help residents and small businesses manage their waste.
Recycle Smart MA Recyclopedia
Have you ever been unsure about which items can be recycled, or which items are considered too hazardous to put in your trash bin? Type the name of the item in the Recyclopedia from Recycle Smart MA and find out!
Ready, Set, Sort!
Learn about the City of New Bedford’s recycling, trash, and yard waste programs in a fun way with our new waste sorting game – Ready, Set, Sort! Plastic bottles, pool chemicals, and junk mail. What goes where? Sort materials correctly and win fun items to build your own digital park.
More Information About Our Programs
- Solid Waste Collection
- Recycling Collection
- Yard Waste Collection
- Bulky Item Collection
- Business Cardboard Collection
- Drop-Off Recycling
- Drop-Off Events (For Household Hazardous Waste, Confidential Papers, & Tires)
- Backyard Composting
- Map of Clothing Drop-Off Boxes in New Bedford
- Rules and Regulations
|Department of Facilities and Fleet Management
(508) 979-1520, (508) 961-3008 firstname.lastname@example.org
|Questions about solid waste, recycling, and yard waste
collection, drop-off recycling, order additional recycling carts.
|Questions about solid waste, recycling, and yard
waste collection, bulky waste appointments, brush
appointments, missed stops
|Greater New Bedford Regional Refuse
(508) 979-1493, email@example.com
|Questions about recycling and drop-off events|