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Garbage and Recycling

2017 Collection Calendar cover with photos of grapes, beach, monarch butterfly on milkweed, and 42nd parallel pullup banner

The Town of Essex offers residential curbside collection for garbage, recycling, yard waste and appliances.

For the current waste collection schedule, please consult the Recycling, Garbage and Yard Waste Collection Calendar for the Town of Essex available online from the Essex-Windsor Solid Waste Authority or in print at Town Hall..

Learn more about how to dispose of specific items:

Blue recycle bin beside What goes where?

What goes where?

The Essex-Windsor Solid Waste Authority provides the above search function that allows residents to enter a material or product and receive information on whether it can be recycled curbside, brought to a depot, or disposed in the garbage. Find out how to recycle over 3,000 materials and products with the click of a button.