1. Public Works

    Physical Address
    333 Washington St.
    4th Floor
    Brookline, MA 02445

    Fax: 617-713-3727


    Monday - Thursday

    8:00am - 5:00pm


    8:00am - 12:30pm

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Join the task force to expand food waste diversion + composting 

Interested members of the public, please submit a paragraph of interest by January 2st, 2022 to zerowaste@brooklinema.gov. More information can be found here.

Use the new We Recycle Brookline App below to:

View and download your collection schedule
Search how to dispose of specific items
Sign up for Private Curbside Compost Collection with Black Earth Compost

Don't forget to download the App to your smartphone with the link below or search "We Recycle Brookline" in the App Store.

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Our Mission 

Protect the public health and safety of the Town of Brookline by providing quality municipal solid waste services and environmental programs that are safe, efficient, cost effective, and environmentally responsible.

Programs and services include the following:

  • Automated single-stream recycling collection
  • Solid Waste curbside collection
  • Residential curbside yard waste collection
  • Residential curbside bulky item collection
  • Hazardous waste drop off
  • Enforcement





Yard Waste and Composting

Yard Waste

Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Waste

Holiday Schedule

Holiday Schedule

Enforcement and Snow Removal