Start of Street Sweeping Delayed and Updates on Other City Services

The start of street sweeping in Somerville has been delayed by two weeks to Wednesday, April 15. Normally, street sweeping takes place from April 1 until December 31. As we continue to monitor the COVID-19 emergency, we will decide if the delay will be extended and share that information as it becomes available.

Below are updates on other City services while City buildings are closed:

  • Trash and recycling collection remain on a normal schedule.
  • Yard waste collection will begin on schedule during the week of April 20. Visit www.somervillema.gov/wizard to find out when your pickup day is.
    • But please note, there will be no yard waste drop-off. 
  • Textile recycling (in the pink bags) is suspended until further notice.
  • Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off days are suspended until further notice.
  • E-Waste drop off is suspended until further notice.
  • Rain Barrel Pick-Up Day is canceled, but the vendor will contact anyone who has placed an order.

2020 Environmental Service Guide Updates