Trash and Recycling Program


Lynnfield Trash & Recycling Program


Have questions or need more details about Lynnfield’s Trash and Recycling Programs?

  • Anything - Can I recycle this? Check RecycleSmart
  • Appliances/White goods – Freezers, Air Conditioners, Dryers, Trash compactors, etc.
  • Bulk Items – Carpets, Furniture, etc.
  • Christmas trees – The Lynnfield/Wakefield Swim Team picks up trees as a fundraiser. Residents having a sticker can also dispose of trees at the DPW Yard on limited Saturdays. Call the DPW office for details for both.
  • Clothing and Textiles – Donation boxes at our 4 Lynnfield public schools and at DPW Yard parking lot.
  • Composting – Here is everything you need to know about backyard composting and composting services.
  • Construction/Demolition Debris – will NOT be picked up by JRM. Items can be brought to G. Mello Disposal in Georgetown (978) 352-8581 and disposed of for a fee.
  • Fluorescent Lighting tubes – Bring to the DPW office during business hours.
  • Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) – The next Lynnfield HHW Day will be Saturday, November 20, 2021. Residents who cannot attend on November 20 may attend an event in another community as part of a regional collaborative. Please check the regional schedule and note hours and costs.
  • Library of Things – Borrow items you need only occasionally or to try out before buying. Items include lawn games, household tool kits, electronics equipment. 
  • Medical Syringes and lancets (Sharps) are accepted M-F from 8am-4pm at the Lynnfield Fire Department, 59 Main Street (781) 334-5152. They can be packaged either in plastic sharps containers and sealed with tape, or placed in plastic jugs with a threaded twist cap.  You may also use sharps mail back services.
  • Mercury Thermometers – Bring to the DPW office during business hours.
  • Mercury Thermostats – Bring to the DPW office during business hours.
  • Prescription Drugs - All unused prescription drugs can be brought to select CVS pharmacies. Check CVS store locator site here 
  • Yard Waste – Bring yard waste to the DPW facility behind Town Hall at 55 Summer Street during hours: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7:30am – 3:00pm.

For Trash & Recycling pick-up issues, contact DPW office at (781) 334-9500 during business hours.