The 411 On The Town’s New Trash Collection System

Photo: A 64-gallon bin being lifted into an automated trash collecting truck. Note: Below is a letter from the Belmont Department of Public Works with details on the new automated trash collection system approved by the Board of Selectmen. At their meeting this past Monday, Sept. 25, the Board of Selectmen voted in favor for […]

Selectmen OK Automated Trash Collection, Pay As You Throw Set Aside For Now

Photo: Kim Slack speaking before the Board of Selectmen, DPW Director Jay Marcotte looking on. Belmont residents will soon have their curbside trash picked up by an automated trash collection truck requiring each household to use a 65-gallon wheeled barrel to place their garbage after the Belmont Board of Selectmen voted 2 to 1 to […]

Trash/Recycling Delayed A Day by Patriots’ Day Holiday

Photo: Collection delayed a day. The scheduled curb-side pickup of trash and recycling in Belmont will be pushed back a day due to the Patriots’ Day holiday, Monday, April 18. As a result, those households, apartments and businesses who have their garbage cans and recycling bins emptied on Monday of this week will need to […]

Trash/Recycling Delayed A Day by Patriots’ Day Holiday

Photo: Collection delayed a day. The scheduled curb-side pickup of trash and recycling in Belmont will be pushed back a day due to the Patriots’ Day holiday, Monday, April 20. As a result, those households, apartments and businesses who have their garbage cans and recycling bins emptied on Monday of this week will need to […]

No Trash and Recycling Collection Tuesday due to Blizzard

You know Belmont is taking this storm seriously as for the first time in decades, a snow storm will halt curb-side trash collection. But only for one day. “Due to the impending snow storm there will not be any trash or recycling collection on Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Trash and recycling collection will resume on Wednesday, Jan. […]

The Aftermath: How to Get Rid of All That Holiday Cardboard in Belmont

Now that all your holiday presents are unwrapped, the Highway Division of the Belmont Public Works Department asks that residents recycle all of their cardboard in the following way: All boxes must be flattened with a dimension smaller than 3 feet by three feet (3’X3′) about the size of your average four year old. The cardboard must be […]