Link to flyer for DPW Community Meeting September 11, 2013 regarding  changing hours of trash placement

Alley Trash

PBNA Trash

Alley Recycling

PBNA Guidelines:

*  Bag trash carefully & securely and leave behind your residence.  No grocery or paper bags
  • Street corner locations on Warren, Tremont are for abutting residents only.  If you abut the alley, please put trash behind your home.  

*  Put trash and recycling out

Tuesday Pick-up:  Monday after 5pm or Tuesday before 7am.
Friday Pick-up:    Thursday after 5pm or Friday before 7am.

Early morning is best to minimize spilling and animals.

*  Even if properly secured, some breakage/spillage will occur; Please be a good neighbor and help clean up, even if it's not yours.

* Recycling:  Use Clear Plastic bags available at the Food Emporium on Columbus among other stores.  Blue bins are being phased out.

* Do not include recyclables in trash bags. Scavengers will tear the bags open causing spillage.

* Recycling Info:

*  Report violations to the Mayor’s 24 Hour Hotline: 617.635.4500.

alley trash

South End Trash Flyer published August 2013
Link to  City of Boston Trash Regulations
Link to Historic photos of trash in the South End (BPL)


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