FAQ Topic: Sanitation

When is bulk pick-up?

Lowell provides free quarterly curbside collection at residential homes of items that are too large, heavy or bulky to fit in the City garbage cart for normal garbage pickup. Please keep in mind this program is intended for pick-up of customary residential items and is not intended for removal of commercial/contractor items or remnant items … Continued

When are brush routes ran?

The City of Lowell runs a brush route each week for leaves, grass, and tree limbs. The brush route will run on Wednesday and Thursday of each week (depending on where your neighborhood falls in the route rotation.) Prepare your yard waste and place it on the curb by 6:30am on your pickup day. The … Continued

When will my trash be picked up?

Containers will be scheduled for collection on Monday thru Wednesday. Contact City Hall at 704-824-3518, option 1, for your trash collection day.\ When a holiday occurs, our schedule allows us to reschedule collection during the week to ensure service. If the holiday falls on your collection day your garbage will generally be collected on the … Continued

What type of trash does the City collect?

The City collects regular household trash in the rollout receptables. The lid of your container must close shut and all trash must be inside the recycle. What NOT to put in your rollout container ▪ Do not place yard waste in your container. Yard waste is recyclable and is collected by a different crew. ▪ … Continued

What items can be recycled?

What can I recycle? Food and Beverage Cans Plastic Containers Paper Food and Beverage Cartons Flattened Cardboard and Paperboard Glass Bottles and Containers Plastic Bottles (please separate cap from bottle) What Can I NOT Recycle? Pizza Boxes Food Waste Liquids Foam Cups and Containers Plastic Bags and Film Needles Textile Bedding and Carpets Electronics and … Continued

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