Garbage and recycling schedules and reminders for City of Boston. View your garbage and recycling schedule and receive collection notifications all from within this app.

What’s New

Version 2021.9.1

- Fixed account login issues
- Minor improvements to some UI components
- Accessibility enhancements
- Support for landscape mode on tablet devices
- Various minor corrections to reduce errors

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
657 Ratings

657 Ratings

crazylegsfish ,

Still new to the app

So maybe I’ll have to update the review/rating later.

There is a way to search an item to find out if it’s recyclable or must be trashed. I find this a great way to settle arguments at home about which bin something belongs in.

JimInWrox ,

What update ?!

Just opened the App to see if collection is delayed a day. An alert told me my version is obsolete and to please download the update. I deleted the App, searched for Boston Trash Schedule at the App Store and downloaded it. I wonder why it wasn’t one of the regular app updates. Anyway, the latest I could download seems to be the same version as the one I just removed from my iPhone, and I’m getting the same exact alert about it being obsolete and to please download the latest version. What gives?

Ajwhiteeea ,

Thanks Boston for going digital

As a software developer at a local startup, I’m proud to see our city adopt the pace of technology. I’m not going to call the city to find the trash schedule, I’m going to google it.

Thank you and your engineering team for putting this information online in an accessible way (look up by address).

4 stars, since I think your UI and UX could be better. That’s my only feedback. 🙂

App Privacy

The developer, City of Boston, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Identifiers
  • Diagnostics

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Search History
  • Usage Data

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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