DPW Announcements

This page is updated regularly with important news from the Brookline Department of Public Works. The most recent announcement is at the top of the list. Scroll down for older announcements. This information can also be found on the Town of Brookline Public Works' facebook page

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1/16/2017 - Refuse Collection Delayed
Refuse collection for those residents subscribing to town trash removal will be interrupted on Monday, January 16, 2017. Residents shall place their refuse out for collection one (1) day later than their usual collection day. Residents with a Friday collection day shall place their refuse out on Saturday. 

1/11/2017 - Hybrid Pay-As-You-Throw Launches in May

Brookline's Hybrid-Pay-As-You-Throw (HPAYT) refuse collection system launches in May! Waste cart selection is due by March 10th. HPAYT is a refuse collection system where customers select a waste cart based on their household's refuse output. Click here to learn more about the program and to choose a new waste cart. This notice applies to Brookline residents subscribing to Town refuse collection only.

12/30/2016 - Refuse Collection Delayed
Refuse collection for those residents subscribing to town trash removal will be interrupted on Monday, January 2, 2017. Residents shall place their refuse out for collection one (1) day later than their usual collection day. Residents with a Friday collection day shall place their refuse out on Saturday. 

12/27/2016 - Christmas Tree Collection
Christmas trees may be placed at the curb, on your regular trash collection day, beginning today, and until Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Only bare trees will be picked up, so remember to remove plastic bags, ornaments, tinsel, and lights. 

12/24/2016 - Refuse Collection Delayed

Refuse collection for those residents subscribing to town trash removal will be interrupted on Monday, December 26, 2016, and again on Monday, January 2, 2017. Residents shall place their refuse out for collection one (1) day later than their usual collection day. Residents with a Friday collection day shall place their refuse out on Saturday. 

12/15/2016 - Yard Waste Collection
Yard waste collection will continue until 12/31/2016, or the first blanketing snowfall, whichever occurs first. This page will be updated in the event of an early cancellation of yard waste collection due to winter weather.