Most Common Questions Answered

Here you can find the most recent informational flyers created to guide Lowell Residents through the complex world of waste management. There are lots of rules, guides, and laws that are connected to the world of waste. Please feel free to refer to the information below to answer your most common questions. 

Q & A

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Unusable bulky items?
Schedule a pick-up with WM by calling: 1-800-972-4545

Think your item has a second life?
     Try donating it! There are plenty of people, or organizations that will reuse the items you no longer want in your home
Mattress questions

Do Mattresses and Boxsprings have to be recycled?

Yes, by state law they do. Please use UTEC to schedule a pick-up

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Have extra waste?
     Purchase purple bags at your local grocery store. Find locations near you
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I heard that textiles cannot go in the trash and they have to be recycled. Can I put them in my green bin?

No, fabric items cannot be processed through the standard recycling stream. You can put them in a collection bin or schedule a free pick up from a textile recycler. Learn more about textile recycling


Most recent informational flyers