Bedford DPW: Only Trash And Recycling Cans Will Be Picked Up

Samantha Mercado

This article originally appeared on the Bedford Patch

BEDFORD, MA — Bedford's trash and recycling pick-up protocol is changing to keep drivers safe during the new coronavirus crisis. Starting Monday, Republic Services will only empty trash carts and recycling carts. Republic Services drivers will not leave their vehicles to collect overflow trash bags or other materials left at the curb.

The town also announced that the bulk waste collection on Mondays and the Appliance/TV collection on Wednesdays will be suspended until further notice.

The Town’s efforts to curb the spread of the COViD-19 virus requires several other changes to the Refuse and Recycling Program:

Residents with questions about these changes or need to report a missed pick-up should call Republic’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-442-9006.