Trash Collection

View information about the Town of Andover’s Curbside Trash Collection. You can also use our new app below to view information for specific items or to see schedules tailored to your address.

Collection Day Calendar, Reminders & Alerts with our new Solid Waste App! 

 Enter your address* to view your collection days for garbage, recycling, and leaf collection. You can also download our mobile app from Apple's App Store or the Google Play App Store

  • View, download and print your Collection Calendar
  • Sign up for reminders (email, phone, text)
  • Upload to your personal calendar (iCal, Google Calendar, Microsoft Outlook)
  • Find out how to properly recycle or dispose of waste with our "Waste Wizard" tool

*Addresses that are not on Town collection will remain so regardless of search results. No schedules have changed. Please use the app or email to report incorrect addresses or collection schedule information.

About Trash Collection

Related: Curbside Regulations

Containers: The Town does not supply trash containers. Residents are free to use whatever containers they choose as long as they weigh less than 50lbs when full (drivers manually lift containers). Residents may also place bags curbside. Trash in barrels must be bagged; no loose trash. Please do not use paper yard waste bags or contractor bags for curbside trash collection. Please also avoid using blue containers for trash. 

Limits: Household trash is limited to 4 bags or barrels, no more than 50lbs each, or the equivalent of 135 gallons maximum per residence. NO “business” trash is accepted. 

Bulky Items: Residents are also allowed one bulk item per week as part of their regular trash service. Bulky items include, but are not limited to: sofas, loveseats, chairs, recliners, armchairs, tables, desks, bookcases, and carpeting. 

Bundled Branches: Residents’ twigs/branches are allowed in the weekly trash pickup, (subject to a limitation of 3-4 bundles). Branches must be bundled with tape or rope as follows:

  • 50lbs or less
  • No foliage
  • Up to 6” in diameter
  • Up to 4’ in length
  • Do not put in bags of any kind

The following CANNOT be put curbside for trash collection. Please use the "wizard" above to search specific items

  • Construction/Demo Debris
  • Appliances/White Goods
  • TVs and Electronics 
  • Treadmills 
  • Oil Based Paint, Varnishes, Solvents
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Wet Paint/Cans 
  • Yard Waste 
  • Lawn Mowers/Snowblowers and similar large equipment
  • Recyclables 
  • Lead Acid or Lithium Batteries
  • Items Containing Mercury