The City’s trash pickup is divided into a four day schedule Monday through Thursday. It falls on the same day as your bi-weekly Recycling Pickup Date. Please click on this LINK to find out what day of the week your address is scheduled for.
The trash must be out at the curb at 7am. If a Holiday falls on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, then Friday will be the pick up day.
- Monday holiday, Monday’s pickup is moved to Friday
- Tuesday holiday, Tuesday’s pickup moved to Friday
Public Works Observed Holidays:
- New Year's Day
- Good Friday (Friday before Easter)
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Columbus Day
- Veterans Day
- Thansgiving Day
- Christmas Day
ARTICLE II. COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL, State Law References: Sanitation, RSA 147:1 et seq.
Sec. 12-26. Disposal of refuse.
(a) It shall be the duty of all persons residing in dwelling units within the City as well as all commercial and industrial establishments within the City to place all household refuse in suitable receptacles as may be approved by the director of public works and/or health officer and to place the same near the sidewalk or street on those mornings and at such times as designated by the director of public works as collection days. Snow must be cleared so receptacles are readily accessible to employees of the public works department. Refuse shall not be placed at the curb until the morning of the designated pick up day.
(b) Municipal collection of commercial, industrial or institutional refuse shall be limited to not more than one (1) pickup per week and not more than two (2) cubic yards or two hundred forty (240) pounds of acceptable refuse per residential unit or commercial, industrial or institutional establishment. It shall be the duty of all persons residing in dwelling units within the City as well as commercial and industrial establishments within the City to place such refuse in suitable receptacles of not more than 30 pounds each. (Ord. 9-17-12)