Curbside Waste and Recycling

Trash and Recycling will be delayed one day due to the snow storm. Pick up will resume on Wednesday March 14th and will be delayed one day. 


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 the recycling coordinator- 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-

Casella missed pickup report line- 413-572-0015 or 1-800-CASELLA

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 $1.75/bag (33 gallon).Official Green Town Trash Bags available at local stores such as Big Y, Rocky’s, AW Browns, CVS, or at Town Hall. (There are also blue bags temporarily with orange stickers you must affix to bags for pick up.-Summer 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.

PAYT Bags now
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