In the aftermath of Sunday’s historic rainfall that had substantial impacts city-wide, the City of Lynn will offer a Dumpster Day for residents to dispose of damaged bulky items from the August 12th storm. Residents can dispose of these items on Saturday, August 18th at the Covanta Transfer Station located at 247 Commercial Street, directly across the street from the Lynn DPW from 8 AM until 12 Noon.
The City has also arranged with Waste Management for curbside pickup of damaged bulky items from the August 12th storm on their normally scheduled recycling day over the next two weeks from Monday, August 20th - Friday, August 31st.
BLUE Recycling Week: August 20th-24th and GREEN Recycling Week: August 27th-31st
Both options are free of charge for residents for the above designated dates only.
Acceptable Items Include: furniture, mattresses, carpeting rolled in bundles not exceeding 4- feet in length, and water damaged household goods in plastic trash bags.
The following large appliances or “White Goods” WILL NOT be collected at either the dumpster day or the curbside pickup:
- Refrigerators, computers, freezers, washers, dryers, dishwashers, stoves, water heaters, boilers, air conditioners and dehumidifiers - Construction and demolition debris, including sheetrock, lumber, doors and windows - Hazardous waste, paint, solvents, etc.
Damaged “White Goods” can be disposed of at Turner Trucking Inc. located at 225 Commercial Street on Saturdays from 8 AM until 12 Noon. Please refer to the DPW website for additional info regarding how to properly dispose of damaged “white goods”.
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