Residential Recycling Drop-Off Container

The City of Lowell has located a drop-off container at the City's Department of Public Works which is accessible Monday through Saturday, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (except holidays).

Recyclable Items


Please feel free to bring in the following CLEAN material for recycling:


  • Aluminum
  • Bottles
  • Brochures
  • Cardboard (flattened)
  • Cartons (milk, juice and broth)
  • Catalogues
  • Glass
  • Junk Mail
  • Magazines
  • Newspaper (and inserts)
  • Office / computer paper
  • Paperboard (e.g., cereal and tissue boxes)
  • Phone books
  • Plastics (#1, #2, #3, #4, #5 & #7)  no #6 EPS (Styrofoam)
  • Steel... No metal coat hangers
  • Tin

Please do not bring any of the following:


  • Pizza Boxes
  • Plastic Bags
  • Strapping
  • Styrofoam
Note: Large cardboard pieces must be flattened and placed in 10 yard cardboard only container; do not bundle.