Curbside Waste and Recycling


New to Town? 

- The previous homeowner will leave you a black trash cart with a serial number.

- If you don't know your trash day, look at the Trash/Recycling day street list tab to find your street and day.

- If you need some blue bins for recycling, please call 525-5400 x1106

- Look over this website for whats accepted at the curb for trash and recycling, request a recycling guide, or call for a calendar. (On website as well).


Follow the East Longmeadow Trash and Recycling open Facebook account for updates. (No Facebook account needed.) www.  or check out the news flash on the home page-

To report a missed pick up, please call Casella at 413-572-0015 or the Health Department at 413-525-5400 ext 1106

If you have any issues or questions regarding curbside trash and recycling, please call 525-5400 ext. 1106 or 1108 during normal business hours.

*Weekly trash pick up first bag or Town provided 35 gallon cart of trash at no charge (Maximum 50 pounds max.)

*Excess trash disposed for $2.00/bag (33 gallon).Official Green Town Trash Bags available at local stores such as Big Y, Rocky’s, AW Brown and Stop and Shop.  (cost for green bags increased 10/2022)

* UNLIMITED amounts of recycling, however 40 lb weight limit per recycling container.

*See Helpful Links for recyclables not accepted at curbside.
*NO recycling in plastic bags, please put recyclables DIRECTLY in blue bins.
* For Curbside Trash and Recycling questions contact Recycling Coordinator at 413-525-5400 ext.1108.
*For Transfer Station Information, contact the DPW at 413-525-5400 ext. 1200
*Dispose of dried latex paint with regular trash. To dry out paint, use kitty litter, sawdust, or Homax Waste Away Paint Hardener available at Home Depot, or Walmart.

*Blue Recycling Bins and recycling stickers are available at Town Hall for free at the Health Dept office

*35 gal trash cart is property of East Longmeadow. If lost, stolen, or broken, you may purchase another one for $45 at the Health Dept. When moving, please leave the trash cart for the new owners.

split truck info

What Can I Recycle Curbside?

  • Beauty or food cans
  • Clear plastic hinged containers (clamshells)
  • Foil
  • Glass bottles, jars, tubs, jugs
  • Metal Cans
  • Milk and juice cartons
  • Plastic bottles, jars, jugs
  •  Pizza boxes
  • Cardboard cut down to 2x2 pieces
  • Clean paper
  • Gift wrap and gift tissue paper
  • Greeting cards
  • Magazines/catalogs
  • Paperbacks and phonebooks
  • Paperboard
  • Shredded paper in paper bags