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

 

Contact Information

Department of Facilities and Fleet Management 
(508) 979-1520, (508) 961-3008 trashandrecycling@newbedford-ma.gov
Questions about solid waste, recycling, and yard waste
collection, drop-off recycling, order additional recycling carts.
ABC Disposal
(508) 999-2619
Questions about solid waste, recycling, and yard
waste collection, bulky waste appointments, brush
appointments, missed stops
Greater New Bedford Regional Refuse
Management District

(508) 979-1493, marissa@gnbrrmdistrict.org
Questions about recycling and drop-off events