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For disposal of bulk items such as couches, mattresses and box springs, and toilets, please call Waste Management at (800) 972-4545. There is a $29 fee per item. For any items that are metal or electronic, please call 508-822-1579 to schedule an appointment.
The following items may all be placed in a green tote together:
- Glass (Clear, green, brown bottles and jars only)
- Plastic containers (Rigid containers/bottles such as milk, juice,
water jugs, soda and detergent symbols containing # 1-7)
- Aluminium (Deposit and non-deposit aluminium cans, foil pie plates, aluminium trays)
- Metal cans (Metal 'tin' cans only)
- Paper (Newspaper, magazines, junk mail, catalogs, phone books, office paper)
- Cardboard (Corrugated cardboard, paperboard, cereal boxes etc. egg cartons)
NO PLASTIC BAGS OR STYROFOAM.
Items should be placed loosely in toter not bagged or confined.
There is a limit of 4 tires per unit that can be disposed of yearly. Tires are collected during our paint and auto waste collection events. The events are held the first Saturday of the month during the months of April - October with the exception of July.
Paint products may be dropped off at the Recycling Center during the paint/auto waste drop off events.
The events aare held the first Saturday of the month April through October (except July) from 9am-1pm.
We have a Compost Center that is open to residents participating in the City’s trash program from April to November. We also have curbside collection for yard waste 4 times a year.
Each unit must utilize the City issued trash carts. Any trash that is not in the City issued trash cart or City trash bags will not be serviced.
Appliances, televisions, computers, scrap metal and all electronics are picked up weekly with an appointment. Please call 508-822-1579 to make an appointment. All televisions require a sticker from the Recycling and Refuse Department. There is a limit of 1 television per fiscal year. After 1, there is a $25 fee per television. Stickers are available at
You can utilize any type of trash bag inside your City issued trash cart. Any additional trash that is not in your City issued cart would have to be put in the city bag for service.
You can buy city trash bags at:
- A & J Seabra
- CVS in Attleboro and South Attleboro
- Market Basket
- Shaws in North Attleboro
- Stop and Shop in Attleboro and South Attleboro